The cowboy’s wife is a bigoted woman: when Hà and her family initially move in with the cowboy and his wife, she insists that her guests live in the basement and don’t go outside—she doesn’t want the neighbors to see Hà’s family. She remains rude and standoffish until Mother agrees to have the family baptized at the local Baptist church, at which point the cowboy’s wife begins to smile at the newcomers.
The Cowboy’s Wife Quotes in Inside Out and Back Again
The Inside Out and Back Again quotes below are all either spoken by The Cowboy’s Wife or refer to The Cowboy’s Wife. For each quote, you can also see the other characters and themes related to it (each theme is indicated by its own dot and icon, like this one: Note: all page numbers and citation info for the quotes below refer to the Harper edition of Inside Out and Back Again published in 2011.).
Part 2: At Sea Quotes
The Cowboy’s Wife Character Timeline in Inside Out and Back Again
The timeline below shows where the character The Cowboy’s Wife appears in Inside Out and Back Again. The colored dots and icons indicate which themes are associated with that appearance.
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