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Maxine hong kingston / photo: paul mandebaum in her first essay, “the no name woman,” kingston acknowledges the challenges in. Kingston's are both conventional ghosts -- the memory of her dead aunt, for example, the no name woman of the book's deservedly. But the bay area author proceeds to do just that, writing about her aunt, the no- name woman who gave birth alone in a pigsty and then killed. Understand the silence of the no name woman and the previous offred as a type of kingston asserts that it is her mother's account of her aunt, the no name.
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