Kingston's No Name Woman

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In the tale "No Name Woman," Kingston talks about common cultural practices in China. An aunt, in the story, also referred to as the "No Name Woman" committed adultery and was ostracized because of it. She was to bear the torture of humiliation, even by the aunt 's friends or family. The man who also committed adultery with her is not punished at all, thus, portraying major considerable inequality. Kingston does a wonderful job explaining his disgust of this rude, sexist behavior and believes that it does not receive the scorn it deserves. In "No Name Woman," Kingston explains that women are held to a completely different standard than men. One mistake and it could alter everyone 's view of them for the rest of the women 's lives. Women were
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