House On Mango Street Marxism

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Esperanza does not want to inherit her grandmother’s place by the window in house on Mango Street because her largest desire in life is to purchase a nice house, on a better street in a more respected neighborhood. The entire is story has very Marxism feel to it. As Esperanza tells her story she gives many examples of the belonging to lower class family living in a lower class neighborhood. The fact her family did not own a car. The manner she made it a point to disclose which of her neighbors had color tv’s. Even her thoughts toward the clothes her family provided her with, specifically how they purchased the shoes that would last the longest, all display a very Marxist view of class by the material items one possess. When the girl’s mother

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