Related Topics

A Manual For Cleaning Women - Stories 38-43 Summary & Analysis

This Study Guide consists of approximately 48 pages of chapter summaries, quotes, character analysis, themes, and more - everything you need to sharpen your knowledge of A Manual For Cleaning Women.
This section contains 2,215 words
(approx. 6 pages at 400 words per page)
Buy the A Manual For Cleaning Women Study Guide

Summary

“Mijito” is a first person narrative that alternates between narrators. The first narrator is a young illegal immigrant named Amelia. She and Manolo marry so she can get welfare. She is alone most of the time. Manolo’s Uncle Ramon tells her that Manolo is in jail. Ramon takes her to see Manolo. Ramon does not tell her what Manolo has done. After they leave the jail, she tells Ramon she is pregnant. The narrator shifts to a nurse in a clinic. She treats Amelia, who has had her baby, Jesus. She teaches her about alternating breasts for feeding. Because the nurse speaks Spanish, Dr. Fritz has her ask Amelia how Jesus got the bruises on his arms. Jesus has a hernia and needs surgery. The nurse explains about the pre-op fasting, but Amelia feeds the baby before the surgery is schedule and...

(read more from the Stories 38-43 Summary)

This section contains 2,215 words
(approx. 6 pages at 400 words per page)
Buy the A Manual For Cleaning Women Study Guide
Copyrights
BookRags
A Manual For Cleaning Women from BookRags. (c)2016 BookRags, Inc. All rights reserved.
Follow Us on Facebook