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Maxine and Hannah When you first meet Maxine Faulk and Hannah Jelks in The Night of the Iguana they seem to be complete opposites Maxine is a carefree hippie who wears old torn clothe no shoes and doesnt give damn what anyone else thinks When Hannah walks up to the resort she resembles the perfect Puritan girl from Nantucket Despite their contrary physical characteristics Maxine Faulk and Hannah Jelks have one thing in common Maxine Faulk and Hannah Jelks are both kind hearted-people Although it doesnt seem like it at first Maxine is extremely kind-hearted Your first impression is that she is a ruthless woman She has no intentions of letting Hannah and poor old Nonno stay at the resort and if it wasnt for Shannon she would have ripped apart Miss Fellows by telling her she was gay Despite these crude acts of unkindness on the inside Maxine is very kind-hearted With a little bit of persuasion on Shannons part she finds it in herself to allow Hannah and Nonno to stay for a few nights Maxines inner kindness is shown when she offers the resort to Shannon and Hannah Even though she loves Shannon she is willing to give him and her resort away to Hannah From these scenes in the movie you can tell Maxine is kind-hearted With her white ensemble Hannah represents the proper good-hearted Puritan woman Hannah has been taking care of her grandfather and taking him around the world for years something many other people wouldnt do Hannah also cooks for Maxine and takes care of Shannon after he tried to commit suicide She is by his side the whole time giving him tea to calm him down and talking to him in his time of need However Hannah also has a cold-hearted side She turned down Maxines offer to run the resort with Shannon and turned down Shannons offer to travel around the world together When she turned
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