Study Guide

The Woman Warrior Characters

By Maxine Hong Kingston

Narrator (Maxine Hong Kingston)

As both the narrator and author, Maxine Hong Kingston invites the reader into her alternate...

Brave Orchid

The Woman Warrior could be seen as Kingston's negotiation of her relationship with her mother,...

Moon Orchid

We know that Kingston's female relatives are of particular interest in this book. Kingston's...

No Name Woman

Kingston's no-name aunt is the first person we hear a story about in The Woman Warrior. Through...

Quiet Girl in Chinese Class

Like the No Name Woman, the quiet girl in Kingston's Chinese class is not given a proper name....