Woman Hollering Creek and Other Stories

Woman Hollering Creek and Other Stories

by

Sandra Cisneros

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The Movies Narrator Character Analysis

The narrator of “Mexican Movies,” a boy or girl (the gender remains unidentified in the story) who likes going to the cinema because doing so provides an opportunity to roam the lobby. When the characters onscreen start undressing, the narrator’s father gives them and Kiki (a younger brother) a quarter to go spend in the lobby, where the two siblings enjoy the chance to do whatever they want and the freedom to spend their newly earned money.
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The Movies Narrator Character Timeline in Woman Hollering Creek and Other Stories

The timeline below shows where the character The Movies Narrator appears in Woman Hollering Creek and Other Stories. The colored dots and icons indicate which themes are associated with that appearance.
Mexican Movies
Love, The Joy of Life, & Interconnection Theme Icon
Female Objectification & Power Theme Icon
Coming of Age Theme Icon
A narrator—whose gender remains unspecified—describes going to the movies with her younger brother Kiki and their parents.... (full context)