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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 of her books. Sandra Cisneros's writing style is unique as she utilizes it, she does a good job at including supporting evidence, and major details along with main ideas about her rhetoric devices as she is well-known for. Sandra Cisneros’ writing style…

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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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    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 was born in Chicago, Illinois on December 20, 1954.She was the only daughter of seven kids and was bossed around by her brothers. Her family consistantly moved between Chicago and Mexico City resulting in her not having any friends and feeling out of place. She read fairy tales and fantasy books to escape the lonelieness she experienced. They bought their first house in the north side of Chicago. It was a small, red bungalow and it didn’t have much privacy . She wrote poetry as a…

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    Everyone has different opinions on growing up. Some people see it as a joyous journey of becoming a responsible, independent adult. Others view it differently. Although growing up means becoming mature, not everyone looks forward to the countless burdens of being a grown-up. One of these people is Sandra Cisneros, the author of The House on Mango Street. The main character of her book is Esperanza, a young girl who must grow up fast not only to stay safe in the shady neighborhood her family…

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    Women writers have become successful with their works by going beyond social norm standards. They have been critiqued because of their gender roles and are expected to not disobey a man, yet they have proven to not let that be a barrier towards their goals and success. Both Sandra Cisneros and Helena Maria Viramontes use various narrative strategies like the Control and Exercise of Chicana Sexuality, Bildungsroman Novel, and the Reinterpretation of Myths to break with traditional stereotypes of…

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    In 1996, Sandra Cisneros bought a house in the historic King William neighborhood of San Antonio, Texas. She made improvements to her home and painted it purple to reflect her Tejano heritage. However, her neighbors felt that the purple did not abide by the housing regulations of the neighborhood and petitioned the local commission to force Cisneros to change the color. I believe Sandra Cisneros should/shouldn’t be able to keep her house purple. In her personal essay, Cisneros asserts that her…

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    Within the novella, Sandra Cisneros develops the motif of growing up to display…

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    Sandra Cisneros wrote the House on Mango Street. Sandra was born in Chicago on December 20, 1954. She is the third child in a family of seven children and is the only daughter. Her fathers name is Alfredo Cisneros de Moral, and her mothers name is Elvira Cardero Anguiano. Esperanza’s father was originally from Mexico, who was less dominant than the other father figures in the neighborhood. He worked the majority of the time and was rarely home. Esperanza’s mother grew up in the United States.…

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    In her novel The House on Mango Street (1984), Sandra Cisneros expresses the story of a young, indigent girl, Esperanza, who had recently moved onto Mango Street and is ashamed of the family’s shabby new community. Cisneros develops the story through a series of vignettes that express Esperanza’s experiences in her new home like the people she meets, their lives, hardships they face, obstacles that she has encountered, how they’ve affected her, and how her mind was changed. Through these…

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