Woman Hollering Creek and Other Stories

Woman Hollering Creek and Other Stories

by

Sandra Cisneros

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The Boxers Narrator Character Analysis

The narrator of “Los Boxers,” a man who talks to a woman and her child in a Laundromat. The narrator is good-natured but lonely and prone to rambling. Fond of mentioning his dead wife, he seizes the opportunity to chat with somebody who will listen to him, even if this person is a stranger just trying to do her laundry.
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The Boxers Narrator Character Timeline in Woman Hollering Creek and Other Stories

The timeline below shows where the character The Boxers Narrator appears in Woman Hollering Creek and Other Stories. The colored dots and icons indicate which themes are associated with that appearance.
Los Boxers
Love, The Joy of Life, & Interconnection Theme Icon
Female Objectification & Power Theme Icon
Loss, Longing, & Grief Theme Icon
The narrator of "Los Boxers" speaks to a woman about her child, saying “Whoops!” as the boy spills her soda... (full context)
Love, The Joy of Life, & Interconnection Theme Icon
Loss, Longing, & Grief Theme Icon
The best way to prevent a stain from setting into clothing, the narrator of "Los Boxers" explains, is to put an ice cube on it. He proudly attributes this knowledge to... (full context)