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Woman Hollering Creek - Analysis Summary & Analysis

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This short story starts with immediate foreshadowing. Cleofilas's father, Don Serafin, knows that her marriage will not bring her happiness. Although she is anxious to start what she thinks will be a happy, prosperous life, her father is far more realistic about his daughter's husband. He knows Cleofilas will someday want to return home to her family, even if it means dealing with her six brothers and endless chores. He tells Cleofilas that he is her father and that he will never abandon her. This is his way of reminding her she will always be able to return home. Although Cleofilas is too busy with her wedding to really listen to her father, she later remembers his words.

Cleofilas's hometown offers little excitement, so she looks to the popular telenovelas for drama and intrigue. The glamorous women in the television shows live sad lives, constantly...

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