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Eleven By Cisneros Summary

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Rachel’s views herself in “Eleven,” is that she’s growing up and she doesn’t know how to handle it. There are many reasons and evidence, to back up why I feel this way. “How do you think Rachel views herself?” When I saw the question, I thought about when Rachel said, “And when you wake up on your eleventh birthday you expect to feel eleven, but you don’t.” (Cisneros 99) That quote was the first sign to the readers that she thought that when she is a certain age, she would feel like that age, but she doesn’t. In addition, Rachel felt like being older would be much better than being eleven because she would have known how to handle herself. “Today I wish I was one hundred and two instead of being eleven because if I was one hundred and two
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