A Rice Sandwich By Sandra Cisneros Essay

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Being unwanted is unfair. It’s a horrible feeling. Everyone should be treated the same and should be appreciated. In the Vignette, “A Rice Sandwich” by Sandra Cisneros,” Esperanza does not want to go home for lunch time because she feels unwanted and unappreciated at home. In this chapter, she tells her mom, “You would see me less and less and like me better”p.g44. So Esperanza would rather not go home and rather be at school. She wants to stay at The Canteen, a place in were students stay there to eat if their home is far from school. Esperanza tries to enter into the canteen, but the supervisors at the canteen don’t let her in because they know she lives across the street. They tell her she is not allowed, so she walked all sad back home. Once again there is other example in were Esperanza is not welcomed and not wanted. Her experience is very similar to mine. For example, I once wanted to be a part of an after school program. But it was for one major reason there was too much fighting at home between my parents. My parents would fight a lot in front of me and I would get scared. They would never have time for me and never asked if I needed help with my homework. All I wanted is some attention and some love from my parents but I wasn’t getting that. I believe each person should be treated with love, fairly, and never be forgotten.
I consider home a place where you should be loved, welcomed, relaxed, and acknowledged. This is not expected when I go home after…

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