The wife of a rich commodities trader who gives Lily her first maid job in Chicago. Mim lives in a modern home with a radiator and running water. She behaves rudely towards Lily, often acting as though she is not there. Lily thinks she is very unintelligent. Mim fires Lily after only a week for allegedly not knowing her place. After this experience, Lily become certain she does not want to spend her life “polishing silver for rich dunderheads.”
Mim Character Timeline in Half Broke Horses
The timeline below shows where the character Mim appears in Half Broke Horses. The colored dots and icons indicate which themes are associated with that appearance.