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    Sandra Cisneros Sandra Cisneros one of the most famous Hispanic authors. She was born in December 20, 1954 in Chicago (Sandra Cisneros Biography). She has six sibling and she is the only female of the family (Gloria A. Duarte-Valverde). Her father was Mexican and her mother was Mexican American; which names were Elvira Cordero Cisneros and Alfredo Cisneros Del Moral (Gloria A. Duarte-Valverde). In her childhood her family would travel mostly all the time, and because of that she felt like if she didn’t belong to anywhere(Sandra Cisneros Biography). In 1976 her family buys a house in Humboldt Park in Chicago (Sanchez, Reuben). She attended to Loyola University and graduated with a bachelor's degree in English (Gloria A. Duarte-Valverde).…

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    Sandra Cisneros The author for this project is a multi-cultural, passionate author, with well known books and a variety of book genres with different combination of writing styles. Sandra Cisneros is incredibly gifted in her writing techniques, as she is a current literature educator and inspires people to see the world the way she does. Cisneros has done a good job of making her writing style comprehensible, many can depict what she's discussing about by just flipping to a random page in one…

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    “I am no bird; and no net ensnares me: I am a free human being with an independent will”-Charlotte Brontë, Jane Eyre. In The House on Mango Street, by Sandra Cisneros, women are portrayed in instances where they gave up on their potential, married instead, and became caged and unhappy. “Rafaela Who Drinks Coconut & Papaya Juice on Tuesdays” shows a woman whose husband won't let her leave the house because she is too beautiful. “Minerva Writes Poems” is about a very young woman who writes poems…

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    In the story “Eleven” by Sandra Cisneros, Rachel, the main character, depicts an event on her eleventh birthday that strongly affected her. The story begins by explaining Rachel’s perspective and her feelings on birthdays. It’s her eleventh birthday, but she feels as if she’s still ten years old. She expected to wake up and feel eleven years old, but everything was just like the day before and nothing had really changed. Rachel says that when we all do or say something unintelligent, that’s the…

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    In The House on Mango Street, a coming-of-age novel narrated by a young Mexican-American girl, Sandra Cisneros shows that the places people live shape their identities and lay the foundation upon which they create the rest of their lives. As much as Esperanza dislikes Mango Street, the impoverished neighborhood in which she grows up, her experiences there define her formative years and become a fundamental part of who she is. It is the lens through which she sees the world and discovers herself…

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    In life people have something that is holding them back. It is how they choose to react that makes them who they are. In the novella The House on Mango Street by Sandra Cisneros, Esperanza goes through many challenges and poverty only makes them harder. The novella is about a girl named Esperanza. She lives in a Mexican neighborhood with her family. They do not have much money so that causes many conflicts throughout the novella. The novella starts when she is younger and shows some problems…

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    Esperanza’s Identity The House on Mango Street by Sandra Cisneros is about a girl named Esperanza. Esperanza is in one of those families that are always moving around. She first lived in Paulina, then Keeler, and then after that Loomis, but now she lives on Mango Street. Esperanza is a very helpful girl because she likes to help her friends and family. Esperanza also helps out her neighbors. The major part of Esperanza’s identity is how helpful she is. One of the main reasons Esperanza is so…

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    dream is something people will never want to forget. In The House on Mango Street, a novella by Sandra Cisneros takes the readers through Esperanza’s story of growing up in Chicago trying to find out who she is and what she wants to be. She fights for what she wants trying to live out her dream. The circle is an important symbol in The House on Mango Street representing ways that many characters are trapped in a cycle of violence and poverty as well as the ways a community can help break that…

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    Education is the passport to freedom. This is shown in Sandra Cisneros series of vignettes, “The House on Mango Street”. Esperanza is a 12 year-old Mexican American, who moves to Chicago with her family. She is very embarrassed about her life because her family has very little money. The book explain the many hardships Esperanza has in her childhood. Both Alicia and Esperanza’s view on education and writing as a better way to life. Through these and other characters, Cisneros suggests that…

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    Sandra Cisneros’s novel The House on Mango Street displays predetermined roles, physical harm and sexual assault as challenges that the women on Mango Street face in society, which limits their potential to succeed. In the first instance, Esperanza describes how her great-grandmother demonstrates the feminine role on Mango Street. Esperanza’s great-grandfather prevents her to be free, so instead, “she looked out the window her whole life, the way so many women sit their sadness on an elbow”…

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