Miguel Street - Chapters 7-11, The Coward, The Pyrotechnicist, Titus Hoyt, I.A., The Maternal Instinct, The Blue Cart Summary & Analysis

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Chapter 7 concerns Big Foot, a large, dark, scary man who lived on Miguel Street. Big Foot frightened the author immensely. He had been in jail and seemed always prepared for a fight. He also enjoyed bullying other people on the street. It turns out that his father (a priest) and his mother had beaten him regularly as a child, which hardened him. Big Foot worked a number of odd jobs and growing up on Miguel Street, the author never liked him. They connected briefly one day when they were alone on a beach and Big Foot cut his foot on a piece of glass and started crying. The author knew his secret penchant for tears. When Big Foot started boxing, he quickly grew in prominence and respect, but when he lost his first...

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