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Lecture10 - Christie Hua 5/6/10 LECTURE 10: WOMAN WARRIOR...

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Christie Hua 5/6/10 LECTURE 10: WOMAN WARRIOR – WHITE TIGER I. Hero (movie) 1. exaggerates history 1. cultured warrior 2. swordplaying 3. Unreliable narrator, like in Hero (Jet Li character) and Woman Warrior (mother) 4. conjecture 1. power of imagination to create things 1. effect to make claim on reality 2. II. Maxine a. wanted to be warrior as a young girl 1. caught between two cultures 2. fired b/c she protested against expressions of racism 1. the only way to really become a warrior is to become a writer 2. calligraphy at the highest level of art 1. music, swordmanship, calligraphy 2. p. 153 1. “the swordswoman and I are not so dissimilar. May my ppl understand this soon so that I may return them. ..the reporting is the vengeance” . ..”chinese word for revenge literally means “to report a crime”” 1. “the pen is mightier than the sword” 2. in a cultured democracy, you have a legal process to voice your opinion. .. write newspapers, express your opinions
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This note was uploaded on 06/05/2010 for the course ENG 50 taught by Professor Chao during the Spring '09 term at UCSB.

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