An Hour With Abuelo Summary

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“ An Hour with Abuelo” by Judith Ortiz Cofer illustrates the theme that the world does not revolve around you. In the beginning of the story Arturo was forced to visit Abuelo and was trying to get out of the place as soon as possible. For example the text states that “ I hate the place, the old people’s home, especially the way it smells like industrial-strength ammonia and other stuff I won’t mention.”(Ortiz Cofer 59). At the later stages of the story Abuelo politely excuses Arturo because of the pink runner lady which completely changed the roles in the story. “Arturo, look at your watch now. I believe your time is over.” (Ortiz Cofer 596). After all, Abuelo the person Arturo was visiting is the one that stopped the visit after
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