The story that was written by Kerima Polotan-Tuvera, “The Virgin” is a story about a woman named Miss Mijares that was about 34 years old. She was slimy and almost bony. She also knows how to dress herself to hide the small chest she has by putting puff and ruffles on her chest part. She was not an ugly person but not also beautiful. She was a woman that has full of priorities that she later realized that she was old enough to find a man that she can marry. Miss Mijares, a dictator woman also a choosy manager of the company that speaks English during the interviews of the construction workers that was not really appropriate to do.
One day, she met a man applying on the job she was handing. Unlike the other applicants, she felt an unusual and strange feeling and she noticed that he’s teeth has a missing tooth. The man, unlike the other workers, has a big impact on Miss Mijares. She cared a lot on that man and even cared if he’s around or not. Miss Mijares looked at the man sharply feeling the malice in his voice knowing that the man has no wife… yet. She was ashamed knowing that as if that man knew the ruffles on her blouse was one of the ways to put impact and volume on her chests.
One day, this man was absent and Miss Mijares lost her way home which was a question why since it is been ages that she sauntering in that place. She found the man on the street and asked the reason for being absent in a week. She discovered that this man lost his son but he was never been married to its mother.
It was a rainy evening but the driver unloads his passengers. They protested but the driver has no choice. Miss Mijares and the man stepped down to the sidewalk and his touch had fallen on her flesh. Short Analysis
The characters involved in the story were Miss Mijares that described as a woman at her thirties that was never been in loved and is also a virgin. The other character was a man with good body structure and also one of her...