So in some way, Esperanza represents all the women of Mango Street. And thought, the neighborhood did rob her of her innocence, it also provided her with the knowledge that makes her street smart. It provided her with the will to want to strive for a better future. A future that she can be proud of. In the end, Esperanza is young and has hopes of one day leaving the house on Mango St. She has hopes of changing the same narrative that to many Chicanas fall victim 's too.
In 10 years she thinks that she will be in college to be a nurse. She 'll also try to live on her own, but if not she 'll still live with her parents. To prepare for being a nurse and college, she is taking a human body system class. She hates to see people hurt or sick. "I want to be a hero,"
In her image “five-day forecast” she has two words in each day such as; misdescription, misidentifies and mistranslate. When the audience sees this particular image they think of race and identity because Lorna has her arms crossed in each box but it happens to be so that as the days pass by her shirt starts getting wrinkled. What this image is trying to convey is that society makes certain rules on how to act and who to be that as a black woman she forgets who she is. Simpson is trying to
Their Eyes Were Watching God by Zora Neale Hurston is an influential book that teaches a simple lesson: life is not perfect, but we can still find our happy ending. Hurston demonstrates this by following the life of Janie Crawford. Janie is a headstrong African American who is caught up in the mess of early 20th century America attempting to get used to living with free African Americans. Additionally she must decide for herself what it means to love another person, discover who she is, and thereby, what she wants. Even though Janie is born after the American Civil War, she lives in a society still learning to come to terms with the reality of civil equality.
Due to being a woman , Esperanza’s mother was not able to complete her education , instead she was forced to stay at home and look after Esperanza and her siblings while her husband provided for them, she strongly resents this ‘“I could have been somebody, you know? My mother says and sighs. She has lived in this city her whole life. She can speak two languages. She can sing an
And how Nea deals with this events. This story is written with the immature and unreliable 12-year old perspective. These two sisters have grown together all through their life’s, creating a strong bound, and the fact that her family and a “old guy” is taking away her sister is something she can’t stand. In the end Nea believes that she is saving Sourdi from Mr.Chhay and her mother. However what Nea does not understand in all her youth and idealism , is that sourdi does not want to be saved: She willfully accepts her fate and her marriage to Mr.Chhay because she finds financial stability and a secure future.
This means that the stories are not true, but they could happen in real life. Taylor leaves home and goes on a journey to start her new life. This could happen because she is a believable character in a real life setting. In My Sister’s Keeper, Anna is a 13 year old girl with a sick sister. Her family is the typical American family.
If you take a seventeen year old who has gotten pregnant and ask her what her views on abortion are, she probably would tell you that her parents told her she should do it because she is too young and she has her whole life ahead of her. This would have to be the number one cause of the conformity
She had grown up with two sisters, her mother, grandmother, and uncle. West mother was a single young parent who went through many hardships with relationships, drug, alcohol, and physical abuse. Shaquile mother took care of her up until she wasn 't stable to care for Shaquile. Tracy took care of Shaquile from the age of one month to four years old. West had problems with her development stages, she did not develop as normally, mostly due to her mother not having time to show or teach things that she needs to know as a toddler.