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    One main theme of Esperanza Rising by Pam Munoz Ryan is never to be afraid to start over. In the story, the grandmother, Abuelita states, “Don’t be afraid to start over.” This theme is developed throughout the novel by the setting, characters and symbolism. The theme don’t be afraid to start over is developed through the setting of the story. In the novel, the rich Ortega family lived in Mexico and went down from riches to rags. The family began to lose opportunities which led them up to opening into America.. While in America, Esperanza took charge of her family knowing that they had been through numerous rough occurrences. Continuing on, she took on new opportunity as a new citizen of America as a peasant whom now work in the fields. This…

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    and “Esperanza Rising” by Pam Muñoz Ryan are distinctly different in the thematic perspective, yet they both have address some of the same topics. In “Bridge to Terabithia” and “Esperanza Rising” both address the topics of death and money but they develop differently thematically in each text. In “Bridge To Terabithia” unlike “Esperanza Rising”, the money issue stays the same rather than change, while in Esperanza rising, the money issue goes from “Riches to Rags”. Both texts have the topic of…

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    Pam Munoz Ryan’s Esperanza Rising is a brilliant novel for young readers about the values of the Latino culture. It engulfs the Latino culture to explain years of hardship that Latinos has endures. As part of the Latino culture, I enjoyed reading this novel and strongly suggest educators to provide their students with this novel to be more informative about the Latino culture. Esperanza Rising brings awareness to the Mexican Immigration laws in the United States, unification, and tradition. As…

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    Esperanza Rising~ During the immigration Some people got taken away from their families. Some families were trying to get in the U.S. but sometimes one family member got rejected because of sickness or really anything. Then the whole family would leave because they did not want to leave the family member behind. We read a book called “Esperanza Rising.” An very important person in this book is Esperanza. The book is about Esperanza and how her life just kinda flips upside down. When…

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    Esperanza Rising Analysis

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    Human rights have been violated that has paved the way for the advent of universal suffrage from past historical events that are still contributing today. Children from immigrants’ background have faced many challenges that tortured or abused their freedom of expression. To help picture the true situation of inequality throughout the worlds’ views, we can see the perspective of the book Esperanza Rising and in the current events with Syrian refugee and children. Esperanza Rising, the main…

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    ¨Don´t be afraid to start over.¨Many immigrants face the challenge of starting over .They either face the challenge by leaving their original home or being left with no choice but to leave.This can cause many challenges.Esperanza Ortega from the book Esperanza Rising by Pam Munoz Ryan is very similar to the other immigrants.A tragic event forced her to flee to California from her excellent Mexican life. Although Esperanza has faced many challenges her main challenges were going to work in the…

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    would have just dealt with it with my father or on her own, but this year she asked me aswell. Unfortunately, in the book Esperanza Rising, by Pam Munoz Ryan, the main character, Esperanza Ortega is taken from her childhood and home. Esperanza experiences many difficulties in all her years. One of the most difficult times in her life is when her rich, yet sweet…

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    Book Summary Esperanza Rising is about a well advantaged Mexican girl who is raised in Mexico in the 1920’s on Rancho de las Rosas, with a family who makes their living cultivating grapes and raising cattle. During this time Mexico is recovering from the revolution from ten years earlier and is targeted by the country poor people and their animosity towards rich landowners. The day prior to Esperanza’s twelfth birthday and the harvest of her family’s vineyard, Esperanza and her family get word…

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    The production of "Esperanza Rising" by Lynne Alvarez was an interesting adaptation of the novel. The stage is set in Mexico during the 1930 's and is about a young Mexican girl named Esperanza. She is the only child of a wealthy landowner and therefore spoiled. During the beginning of the story, everything is business as usual for Esperanza and her family, until tragedy strikes. Bandits kill Esperanza 's father and his wife is meant to inherit the estate, but women were not allowed to own land.…

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    I first read Esperanza Rising as an assigned reading in fourth grade, then in fifth grade, and then again every year until senior year. If you asked my why I liked this book I would not know where to start. From the first page the imagery and characters had my attention, even at 7 years old. Based on my love for Esperanza Rising, I thought I would read more of Ryan’s works to see if I enjoyed them as well, only to find that none of them pulled me to the degree the story about a girl who's life…

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