"The Woman Warrior"--Vocabulary from "No Name Woman"

Maxine Hong Kingston's "The Woman Warrior" recounts the troubles and triumphs of Chinese women in ancient folklore and in modern day America. Learn this word list that focuses on crime and punishment.

Here are links to all of our lists for "The Woman Warrior":
No Name Woman, White Tigers, Shaman, At the Western Palace, and A Song for a Barbarian Reed Pipe.

Log in to practice this list

It's easy, it's free, and it only takes one click:

Select a list you want to practice, or create a new one.
We'll keep working with you on trouble words until you master them.
We track your progress as you practice the list.

More Lists to Learn

Literature

"All the Light We Cannot See," Vocabulary from Parts Zero-Two

Winner of the 2015 Pulitzer Prize, this historical novel is set mostly during the dark years when...
40 Words

"Yummy," Vocabulary from the graphic novel

The subtitle warns that this graphic novel is not a cookbook: "The Last Days of a Southside Shorty."...
25 Words

"Beowulf: A New Telling," Vocabulary from Chapters 1-5

Beware! You are entering a new version of the epic story that has been wandering around for more...
40 Words

"145th Street," Vocabulary from Big Joe's Funeral-Angela's Eyes

Through 10 short stories, Walter Dean Myers develops the character of a Harlem neighborhood filled...
30 Words
Featured Lists

"The Declaration of Independence" (1776)

The Declaration of Independence was adopted on July 4, 1776 by the Second Continental Congress in...
30 Words

Sir Nicholas Winton (1909-2015) Tribute List

Sir Nicholas Winton died on July 1 at the age of 106. When he was just 29 years old, Nicholas Winton...
10 Words

"All the Light We Cannot See," Vocabulary from Parts Zero-Two

Winner of the 2015 Pulitzer Prize, this historical novel is set mostly during the dark years when...
40 Words

Words inspired by "Inside Out"

Disney/Pixar's "Inside Out" takes the viewer inside the head of Riley, an 11-year old girl whose...
20 Words
More Featured Lists

Ornette Coleman (1930-2015) Tribute List

Ornette Coleman, a divisive but important figure in the history of Jazz, died on June 11. He was 85...
10 Words

On Your Mark, Get Set, Commence Your Life!

Not sure how? Learn these words from inspiring 2015 commencement speeches, and you will be well on...
30 Words

"Yummy," Vocabulary from the graphic novel

The subtitle warns that this graphic novel is not a cookbook: "The Last Days of a Southside Shorty."...
25 Words

"Beowulf: A New Telling," Vocabulary from Chapters 1-5

Beware! You are entering a new version of the epic story that has been wandering around for more...
40 Words
Top Rated Lists

The Vocabulary.com Top 1000

The top 1,000 vocabulary words have been carefully chosen to represent difficult but common words...
1000 Words

100 SAT Words Beginning with "A"

What better way to prepare for the sentence completion and passage-based questions on the SAT than...
100 Words

GRE High Frequency Words

Barron's GRE 17th Edition High Freq Words
334 Words

100 Words Every High School Graduate Should Know

Words selected by the Editors of the American Heritage® Dictionaries. Published by Houghton Mifflin...
100 Words