Esperanza In The Woman Of The House On Mango Street '

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Esperanza means when she says, "I have decided not to grow up tame like the others who lay their necks on the threshold waiting for the ball and chain” that she will not be similar to her grandmother. She does not need to wait for a husband to marry, she will manage by herself and fight for herself. Furthermore, Esperanza does not want to be like so many girls her age, she wants to be wild and not to imprisoned by her husband. In addition, she has seen lives like Rafaela’s and her grandmother’s and does not want to fall in that trap. She does not want the life that she has seen her whole life and wants to carry herself being that she has seen others’ circumstances. She wants to enjoy life free from restrictions and danger. This thinking was
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