Woman Hollering Creek and Other Stories

Woman Hollering Creek and Other Stories

by

Sandra Cisneros

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Trish’s neighbor in “My Tocaya.” Max is friends with Ralphie Benavídez, Trish’s brother, and develops a crush on the narrator. As a result, Trish acts as an intermediary between the Tocaya narrator and Max, delivering messages for them before finally going missing. In the end, the narrator never winds up spending time with Max.
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Max Lucas Luna Luna Character Timeline in Woman Hollering Creek and Other Stories

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My Tocaya
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...Trish was, at the time of her vanishing, acting as an intermediary between her and Max Lucas Luna Luna, a senior at an all boys’ school affiliated with their own school.... (full context)
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One day before her disappearance, Trish tells the narrator of "My Tocaya" that Max Lucas Luna Luna has a crush on her. “Yeah right,” the narrator says, not wanting... (full context)
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...Trish’s disappearance because it means she has lost an important part of her relationship with Max. Worse, the entire school starts talking about Trish, and everybody acts like they were her... (full context)
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...parents misidentified the corpse because they were so upset. “I never did get to meet Max Lucas Luna Luna, and who cares, right?” the narrator says. “All I’m saying is [Trish]... (full context)