Study Guide

Driving Miss Daisy Scene 17

Scene 17

Scene 17

  • At the cotton factory, Hoke goes to talk to Boolie. Hoke tells Boolie that Boolie's cousin is trying to hire him away.
  • Boolie offers Hoke a raise. A whole $65 a week.
  • "$75 sounds better," says Hoke.
  • Boolie admires Hoke for bargaining, and agrees to the pay increase.