Krik? Krak! | Study Guide

Edwidge Danticat

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Krik? Krak! | Story Summaries


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Children of the Sea The male narrator and the female narrator express their love for each other in journal entries that serve as letters bet... Read More
Nineteen Thirty-Seven Josephine is the narrator of "Nineteen Thirty-Seven." She was born on the night of a historic massacre. Thousands of Hai... Read More
A Wall of Fire Rising Guy and Lili are the parents of Little Guy. Guy works as a cleaner of bathrooms at a nearby plantation. The three live i... Read More
Night Women The prostitute who narrates "Night Women" describes her nightly routine of putting on makeup and nice clothing for the m... Read More
Between the Pool and the Gardenias Marie is a maid who works on a wealthy plantation. She finds a dead baby on the street, names the baby Rose, and keeps t... Read More
The Missing Peace Lamort is a teenage girl who lives at a boarding house run by her grandmother. She was given the nickname Lamort because... Read More
Seeing Things Simply Princesse is a teenage girl who poses nude for the artist Catherine who is visiting from Guadeloupe. Princesse walks thr... Read More
New York Day Women Suzette is a young Haitian American woman who lives in New York CIty. One day she is surprised to see her mother out and... Read More
Caroline's Wedding "Caroline's Wedding" takes place before, during, and after the titular event. As the story begins, Caroline emerges from... Read More
Epilogue: Women Like Us The narrator of "Epilogue: Women Like Us" addresses women similar to herself in the second-person voice. As the narrator... Read More
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