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Kingston In The Woman Warrior

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Kingston, or the narrator, happens to be the most imaginative, curious, and conflicted character in The Woman Warrior. She may be the only character who knows what she wants and needs in life in order to be satisfied with her own life. Everyone else in her family keeps the never ending tradition going to not disappoint their elders. They all have misery that would have been resolved if they had done what made them happy. Temptation indulges in the urges that are not necessarily meant to be addressed. Kingston indulges in her mother’s disapproval of how to live her life in order to show that happiness can empower the traditions and stereotypes of women in life. The greater good of Kingston’s message proves that although it may seem impossible
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