Woman Hollering Creek and Other Stories

Woman Hollering Creek and Other Stories

by

Sandra Cisneros

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A character in “There Was a Man, There Was a Woman,” an unnamed man who goes to the Friendly Spot Bar every payday and drinks with the hopes of summoning the words to describe how he feels. Lonely and sad, he goes home and looks at the moon, thinking about how many people have stared at the same glowing orb and felt the same kind of sadness.
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A Man Character Timeline in Woman Hollering Creek and Other Stories

The timeline below shows where the character A Man appears in Woman Hollering Creek and Other Stories. The colored dots and icons indicate which themes are associated with that appearance.
There Was a Man, There Was a Woman
Love, The Joy of Life, & Interconnection Theme Icon
Loss, Longing, & Grief Theme Icon
This piece tells the story of a man and a woman who don’t know each other even though they live very similar lives.... (full context)
Love, The Joy of Life, & Interconnection Theme Icon
Loss, Longing, & Grief Theme Icon
...moon rises, the woman lifts her eyes to it and cries. At home in bed, the man stares up at the same moon and thinks about “the millions” of people who have... (full context)