Analysis: The House On Mango Street

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Have you ever been hopeful for something better? You would do anything to make that one thing in your life better. Some people are like that and do whatever they can do to make it happen and some people simply just hope for it to happen there whole life. You will never understand why other people are hopeful for what they are hopeful for. It’s like always wanting more than you have and you have to do something big about it to make the littlest thing happen. Esperanza and her family, alicia, and sally feel the same way throughout the book. Esperanza and her family has been hoping for a long time to get this house that would be huge to fit her whole family and really nice. Alicia is hopeful to become successful in her life. Then unlike the other two situations, Sally is hopeful to get away from her abusive home. All of these situations are different in many ways but the same one topic of hoping for something better. Throughout the book The House on Mango Street by Sandra Cisneros, Esperanza and her family, Alicia, and Sally are hopeful in the situations they are in because they are always wanting something better but each situation turns out in different ways.…show more content…
They are always talking about varieties of houses they want to live in one day and they always seem much better than the house her family is living in now on mango street.”Our house would be white with trees around it, a great big yard and growing without a fence” (4). They always move around and to places that aren 't nice places. It is an ongoing theme in the book that esperanza talks about always wanting to move from the places she lives. There are many houses that they think is a better fit for them but they just don’t have the money to afford the house. In the end, this is how her family is hopeful in the ways of wanting a better
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