Esperanza desires to leave her neighborhood because she does not like poor areas where there are racists separated . she also dislikes when women are being trapped in house cooking and cleaning. she has two bothers Carlos and Kiki, a sister Nenny,Papa and Mama. Carlos and Kiki do not talk to their sister Esperanza outside although only speak to her inside home. Her sister Nenny as
That image usually appear in her head that made she scare and can not focus on her works. He realized that many children had unlucky faith and she was still luckier than them so he decided to do charity and help some unlucky children. Even Though her family outcasted her but Mary Karr still love them and work really hard to repay her parent in a nearest future. She is a person who kind hearted. In conclusion, after reading “The Liar’s Club” by Mary Karr, I realize that there are many people out there who do not have as lucky as us but they still work hard and make their life become better and more beautiful.
Sandra Cisneros is trying say that life is not fair and has dissapointment as you growing up much like how Esperanza feels about her house on mango street. Sandra is comparing herself with Esperanza in the book to refer her life. The Disappointment Cisneros feels is the same as what Esperanza feels in the book. Esperanza is Disappointed when she realizes how the canteen is not special. In page 76 she found out what the canteen was.
Esperanza is the ideal example of impotent female 's and their gender role in human society in the days before the Chicano Movement. Throughout the book, we come to read about vulnerable females that never had the chance to become someone of great importance or value. Esperanza wants to break that cycle and vouches to one day leave the neighborhood that deprived her of so many things that little girls her age only dream of. Esperanza goes through the troubles and tribulations of living in the barrio, surrounded by poverty, teen mom 's and the shattered dreams of females before the Chicano Movement of the 1960s. A movement were a large number of women gained power by finding their voice and speaking out.
It is this male dominance that deems women as second class citizens who do not need an education. In ‘Alicia who sees mice’, Alicia attends university , due to her mother dying she has ‘inherited her mother’s rolling pin and sleepiness’ although she has the opportunity to study , it is not as important as looking after her family. Esperanza’s mother is not as lucky , she is a typical women in Latin America. Her life revolves around her marriage, family and children. 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?
She shares her experience of being a housewife and what a typical day entails; cooking, cleaning, children, and the occasional reading. Although she loves being a housewife she struggles with societal and personal views of her job. Continuously being considered as second-class citizens, women didn’t have many of the rights males in the US are granted and some cases still do. Women accept
Knowing that she is not her hair she wears, there is something so much greater in store for her. As well not worrying about her body and how it looks but caring and trusting in God that there is so much more to life. With this mentally she is able to look her students in the eyes and ensure them that they can do anything they put their mind too. The struggle and pain will never compare to what Jesus himself was put through and if he can still be strong and make it through, you can too. He never stated it was gonna be easy but he said you will get through
She says: “Maybe she had listened through the walls and heard nothing, the stagnant silence of our unhappy house” (114). Lena is associating the loudness of her neighbor’s home with the love she expects from her own mother, and the silence of her house so strongly opposes that which she expects. This stark contrast of home lives showcases how different cultures approach motherhood, which really reinforces the idea of being American versus being Chinese that is explored so much in this novel. Lena desperately wants her mother to understand the expectations associated with motherhood in America, and doesn’t understand why her relationship with her mother is so much more broken than her peers’ relationships. Without these expectations from both Lena and Ying-Ying about how it is acceptable to mother, their relationship would have endured significantly less
The author shows how many women would value independence back then in 1894. Many women were limited to getting the same opportunities for education as men did. Mrs. Mallard wanted the same opportunities as her husband and other men had, which was to be able to work, get an education etc. Mrs. Mallard felt that she was trapped in her marriage meaning she wasn’t independent. Many women in the nineteenth and early twentieth century felt they lost their freedom and independence once they got married.
In this way, the private sphere人 becomes a人prison rather than having the sense of freedom usually associated with privacy. This人causes her to long for the public space of人the streets. Another人person we see who is in a similar predicament is Sally. It says that she is hidden away人because “her father says to人be this beautiful is trouble,” (81). Sally’s father is人afraid that she will be hurt because she is a woman and so he keeps her hidden in the house as
Whether it be devices, automobiles, or even a home. In the story, “The House on Mango Street”, Sandra Cisneros examines a young girl who has to deal with her family living in poverty. The family is constantly moving and they finally have a home but it isn’t the one the family talks about. Throughout the story, there is a theme of the connection of a home and identity. The narrator identifies herself with her home and is ashamed of it.