Esperanza's Identity

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The House on Mango Street by Sandra Cisneros is a story about a young Hispanic girl’s experiences growing up in Chicago. This girl’s name is Esperanza, and her personality is shown through her interactions with people in her neighborhood. This is not the white picket fence area she dreamed about. It is a rough neighborhood. Esperanza has a rough life. She got her identity from her friends/ family, relationships and her living conditions. Esperanza takes us through her life growing up, and we can see that it is hard to stay around good people in that environment. It is these life experiences with family, friends, and environment that influence Esperanza’s identity. Esperanza friends changed her identity. Some of her friends were a bad
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