Woman Hollering Creek and Other Stories

Woman Hollering Creek and Other Stories

by

Sandra Cisneros

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Two foreigners who come upon Micaela, Junior, and Keeks as they wait for their “awful” grandmother just outside the church (in “Mericans”). The foreign couple asks Junior if they can take his picture, giving him a piece of gum in return. When he asks his siblings if they too want some gum, the couple is surprised, saying, “But you speak English!”
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The Foreign Couple Character Timeline in Woman Hollering Creek and Other Stories

The timeline below shows where the character The Foreign Couple appears in Woman Hollering Creek and Other Stories. The colored dots and icons indicate which themes are associated with that appearance.
Mericans
Female Objectification & Power Theme Icon
Cultural & National Identity Theme Icon
Coming of Age Theme Icon
Micaela sits outside, where Junior is talking to a foreign couple . Micaela can tell this man and woman aren’t from the area because the man... (full context)