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  • Mango Street Esperanza Lives
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    The House on Mango Street In The House On Mango Street Esperanza reveals personal experiences through which the reader is able to determine what kind of person she is; her views on life, how she views herself, as well as how her poverty affects her view of life, her view of her future, and how her poverty currently affects her place in the world. The vignettes show different aspects of Esperanzas identity as it evolves and changes progressively throughout The House On Mango Street. Esperanzas id...
  • Esperanza
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    3 Sandra Cisnero's The House on Mango Street is an well-incorporated story told through vignettes shorts sections that piece by piece fit into a puzzle and reveal a theme. This unique story is about a disadvantaged young Chicana girl, named Esperanza, growing up in a poor neighborhood where she feels she does not belong. She does not like what she experiences, and constantly searches for a new future. As Esperanza grows and changes throughout the book, she realizes that women in her culture are ...
  • Showed Esperanza Many Positive Things
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    Esperanza Cordero is a very troubled patient of mine. Her family lives at poverty level, because the father is a gardener and her mother is a housewife, and has moved around many times in these early years of Esperanza's life. Esperanza is very ashamed of things, depressed, but yet she is a very intelligent and caring young girl. She has gone through many terrifying and disturbing experiences in her life. She has been raped, her aunt died, her father getting devastated over her grandfather's dea...
  • Esperanza's Mind Lois
    586 words
    The House on Mango Street " Sire"As the chapter opens, the first impression of Sire is one of a James Dean type of character. Sire and his friends are just sitting on their bikes, pitching pennies, or in other words, gambling. Esperanza tells us that she is scared of them, which makes me wonder why she would be afraid of them? She then says how her dad calls him a "punk". Esperanza then starts to describe Sire's girlfriend, Lois. The words that Esperanza uses to describe Lois are almost words of...
  • Quote Of Esperanza's Dream House
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    In Sandra Cisneros book, The House On Mango Street, the theme is of how fantasizing keeps you going. In the story there are many different quotes and stories explaining how Esperanza and her friends would daydream about life in the future. Explaining how Esperanza's friends are waiting for the perfect husband to come and marry them and take them off out of Mango street. Almost every story has someone daydreaming about how much better life is going to be when they get older. Explaining how there ...
  • Estevan And Esperanza's Sacrifice
    543 words
    There were many sacrificial elements that existed in The Bean Trees. Sacrifices that the characters in the novel made for the benefit of others or themselves. These sacrifices played a role almost as significant as some of the characters in the book. Some prime examples of these sacrifices are Mattie's will to offer sanction to illegal immigrants, the fact that Taylor sacrificed the whole success of her excursion by taking along an unwanted, abused Native-American infant, and Estevan and Esperan...
  • Esperanza And Her Friends
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    Fantasy vs. Reality Sometime in our lives, we have wished for things we don't have. No matter how hard we wished on the star or a candle, our wishes never seemed to be answered. We have all felt that bitter disappointment on Christmas morning when we finally realized that we were never going to be able to have what we want. This is the same exact feelings that the characters in Cisneros' The House on Mango Street. Unlike us, the disappointment for these characters last throughout their childhood...
  • Chapter Esperanza
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    The House on Mango Street The affects of an unreliable narrator in The House on Mango Street is it affects the tone, characterization, and style. There are a lot of examples of those three affects. Some of those examples are on different chapters of The House on Mango Street. Characterization explained in the chapter called " Earl of Tennessee". It is explained in the way that people say that Earl's wife looks different ways when she asks different people. Esperanza says in the chapter" We never...
  • Esperanza's First Friend In The Neighborhood
    872 words
    Esperanza is torn between deciding whether she wants to escape Mango Street. She is embarrassed by the superficial appearance of her identity, but appreciates her roots. Her house is a wreck and the neighborhood, probably not much better off. However, she has loving family and friends. Although marriage has caused the suffering of many of the women in her neighborhood, she realizes that she needs men to fulfill the new desires she attains as she hits adolescence. Through the novel, Esperanza mat...
  • End Of The Novel Esperanza
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    Esperanza's Character Analysis The House on Mango Street In the book The House on Mango Street in MLA format, titles of books are always underlined., the main character Esperanza, goes from being a young girl with low self-esteem to being a young woman seeking independence. As the reader As readers, the novel allows us to participate in Esperanza's life as she goes through life changes. Her identity changes, and she begins to change her views on life, herself, and the people that surround her. A...
  • Esperanza's Culture
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    In The House on Mango Street, Sandra Cisneros describes a male dominant culture that offers women little opportunity for growth, freedom and independence. This culture defines a woman through her roles of wife and mother, She is meant to take care of the home, to nurture and not to seek to better herself or to exist as an individual. Through a collection of vignettes, Cisneros suggests that gender roles are determined by the culture in which a woman lives and that she must find the inner strengt...

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