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By the middle of this century Chinese women had been playing a subservient role for more than 2000 years In a womans lifetime she was supposed to obey her father when she was a girl obey her husband when she got married and obey her son when her husband died She had no right to inherit family property and was not even allowed to keep her own name after marriage she was addressed as her husbands wife or her childs mother In addition women were deprived of the right of education and it was a virtue for a woman to be uneducated The social status of women changed dramatically over the past few decades They were encouraged to walk out of their houses and become active participants in society Although many critical issues still exist in womens status in China Croll 1995 Chinese women especially those who live in urban area have witness fundamental changes in education employment and marriages Like in Woman Warrior Women should work toward equality satisfaction and dreams for the future to meet the challenge of adjusting to a new culture and social life Women writer mostly talk about themselves having difficulties in their lives and career before they would find happiness The book Woman Warrior tells us the story about the narrator which is Maxine Hong Kingston who grew up in two worlds There was solid America the place her parents emigrated to and the China of her mothers talk-stories Amazoncom The women who emigrated to the United States were coming to find their new lives and opportunities that they couldnt have back in China The women role in the United States now are more equal to men but in China it is still the men who has the most control Base on my observation Asian women tend to be the least control in the house and the men still have the power over the family But base on
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