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Woman Hollering Creek, by Sandra Cisneros, begins with Don Serafin giving Juan Pedro Martinez Sanchez permission to marry his only daughter, Cleofilas. Juan Pedro plans to take Cleofilas to live in the United States. However, Don already knows that the day will come when his daughter will look south and wish she were at home with her family. As Cleofilas is getting ready to leave, Don reminds his daughter that he is her father and he will never abandon her. He then hugs her, but she is too busy looking for her maid of honor to pay attention to him. It is not until Cleofilas is a parent herself that she remembers her father's words. She thinks about how love between a man and a woman is not always constant, but a parent's love for a child lasts forever. Cleofilas thinks about this especially on nights when Juan...

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