The nurse who brings eleven-year-old Judy to the golf course the day she meets Dexter. She tries to enlist Dexter’s help to teach Judy how to play golf, though he has already been assigned to another club member. Judy does not like that Hilda has told Dexter that she does not know how to play. In addition to her profession, Hilda’s speech and absence of discretion reveal her to be of a lower social class. When they walk away from Dexter, Judy threatens to hit Hilda on the breast with a club.
Hilda Character Timeline in Winter Dreams
The timeline below shows where the character Hilda appears in Winter Dreams. The colored dots and icons indicate which themes are associated with that appearance.