Esperanza's Motivation In The House On Mango Street

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Esperanza shows she wants to go to college unlike her family. Sara and Esperanza struggled reaching their goals. They had to choose to go to college or face their unpleasant life. The only encouragement Esperanza gets from her mother, as she says, "Esperanza, you go to school. Study hard. Shame is a bad thing, don’t let it keep you down". She refuses to let others put her down and wishes to leave her family and neighbors behind. Sara was in a difficult situation then Esperanza, she refuses to do any of her father’s wishes. Esperanza’s trait makes her different than other woman, it plays a role of her interaction with others. What makes her similar like the women is they all have dreams of a better life.
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