– Melba’s crush. Vince is two years older than Melba and drives a Chevy. Melba describes him as “a caramel-colored John Darren.” Grandma India describes him as the “polite boy” from the wrestling matches. When Melba attends the matches, she imagines herself on pretend-dates with Vince who eventually asks Melba to be his girlfriend. Later, the pair grow apart due to Melba’s fame as a member of the Little Rock Nine.
Vince Character Timeline in Warriors Don’t Cry
The timeline below shows where the character Vince appears in Warriors Don’t Cry. The colored dots and icons indicate which themes are associated with that appearance.
...night. Melba feels the tension at home and finds it hard to concentrate. Thoughts of Vince offer a welcome distraction. Melba decides to ask her mother and grandmother for permission to... (full context)