The House On Mango Street By Sandra Cisneros Essay

840 Words Oct 6th, 2015 4 Pages
In the short story “The House on Mango Street” by Sandra Cisneros, the story could be understood in a wide variety of ways. In my analysis of the story, it is simply since it is about an immigrant family who just wants to achieve the “America Dream” by owning their very own home and not sharing it with nobody else. With that being said, I decided to go further and wrote about the short story from my own perspective. The story has very touching points that did grab my attention. However, I will summarize and break it down to three main statements that makes my analysis of the paper stronger. For instance, from the beginning of the story the author really wants us to understand how simply owning a home can mean the world to some families. It doesn’t matter if it isn’t the luxurious house, as long as you call it yours. In our generation, children usually don’t go through any struggle because their parents aren’t immigrants and probably didn’t have to leave their own home to go to another country and start over:
We didn 't always live on Mango Street. Before that we lived on Loomis on the third floor, and before that we lived on Keeler. Before Keeler it was Paulina, and before that I can 't remember. But what I remember most is moving a lot. Each time it seemed there 'd be one more of us. By the time we got to Mango Street we were six—Mama, Papa, Carlos, Kiki, my sister Nenny and me. (391)
At the beginning of the story, the author talks about how he and his family have been…

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