A nurse or doctor (her title is never specified) in “Woman Hollering Creek” who sees Cleófilas for a pregnancy checkup. During this appointment, she sees Cleófilas’s many bruises—left on her body by Juan Pedro—and hatches a plan to help her escape, slipping into another room and calling one of her colleagues, Felice. On the phone, she arranges for Felice to pick Cleófilas and Juan Pedrito up the following Thursday at a Cash N Carry, explaining that she only needs to drive the mother and son to San Antonio, where they will board a bus bound for Mexico. “When her kid’s born she’ll have to name her after us, right?” she jokes with Felice.
Graciela Character Timeline in Woman Hollering Creek and Other Stories
The timeline below shows where the character Graciela appears in Woman Hollering Creek and Other Stories. The colored dots and icons indicate which themes are associated with that appearance.
Woman Hollering Creek
When Cleófilas goes to the doctor’s office, a nurse named Graciela steps out of the room and makes a call to her friend—another nurse—named Felice. “This... (full context)