Krik? Krak! - Night Women Summary & Analysis

This Study Guide consists of approximately 32 pages of chapter summaries, quotes, character analysis, themes, and more - everything you need to sharpen your knowledge of Krik? Krak!.
This section contains 529 words
(approx. 2 pages at 400 words per page)
Buy the Krik? Krak! Study Guide

Night Women Summary

The reader is told that there are two kinds of women: night women (prostitutes) and day women (those who run a household in the typical sense and who operate by day).The narrator, a twenty-five-year-old prostitute, considers herself to be in between. While she does have sex for money with "suitors" who visit her, she is doing it because the deep love she has for her young son. Because they are poor, she lives and sleeps in the same one-room house with her son, and she is constantly fighting to protect her son from the reality of what she does. She has divided the room into two with sheer curtains. She makes sure her son sleeps with a radio and earphones on so any sounds of lovemaking do not disturb him. Plus, the prostitute frequently caresses her son's face and lovingly...

(read more from the Night Women Summary)

This section contains 529 words
(approx. 2 pages at 400 words per page)
Buy the Krik? Krak! Study Guide
Copyrights
BookRags
Krik? Krak! from BookRags. (c)2016 BookRags, Inc. All rights reserved.
Follow Us on Facebook