In the Vignett The House on Mango Street by Sandra Cisneros the main theme was that no matter what trials life throws at a person, one can always prevail in the end by sticking to who they truly are.. From the beginning of the novel, the main character, Esperanza, is eager to belong, whether that is to a group of people or in the beginning a house. When her parents do get a house it’s not what Esperanza had imagined it to be, it did not fit what she thought a dream house would be like. Her desire to get out of Mango Street and become someone is her ultimate driving force in this book. Going through several events like rape, sexual assault and even witnessing abusive behavior towards women in her neighborhood all of these things encourages her to do better for herself.
She wants what she did not have: big house, better neighborhood, and all the riches that she can buy. However, her father tells her to not think like that because that is not the reason that makes her, her, but instead it is her background and her family. This was something that I found quite fascinating because this was how I perceived my life when I was in high school. Sophia’s perseverance and dedication to moving forward is impeccable. “I wish we lived on the other side of town.”
“I was certain that once everyone saw the amazing transformation of the house begin, they 'd all join in”, she thinks, but her relatives are reluctant to contribute to their dream building, and she cannot do it alone. When Jeanette admits her father will not build the house and lets her dream go, she became mature as she is no more trapped in the empty illusion and can see the life as it is. Jeanette Walls ' The Glass Castle is an outstanding example of symbolism that is used to help the reader understand the main character 's nature better. The fire, the Joshua tree, the geode and the glass castle are used to show Jeanette 's struggle through the hardships of life and her ability to take control over it
The two characters, Esperanza and Marin, from the book, “The House on Mango Street”, both want more in life, but must face many obstacles to get that. The main character, Esperanza, has moved from many different houses with her family for years. She is currently living in the house on Mango street. Even though Mango street is a much better house than the houses she has lived in the past she wants more.
Esperanza and her family are always moving because they do not have much money, but they finally moved into a house on Mango Street where they “Don’t have to pay rent to anybody, or share the yard with the people downstairs, or be careful not to make too much noise” (703). Although it sounded like a nice place, when a nun from her school saw where Esperanza lived, she said, “You live there?” (703). That made Esperanza feel like nothing and made her realize she needs a real house, one that is really nice. Esperanza wants to change her life and make the best of what she has.
accepts finally Mango street as part of her identity but does not want it to be her only recognition. In the final chapter E. finally believes she belongs at Mango street and accepts her roots,”But what I remember most is Mango Street, the house I belong but do not belong to…One day I will pack my bags of books and paper. One day I will say goodbye to Mango. I am too strong for her to keep me here forever… Friends and neighbors will say, What happened to that Esperanza? …
Marrying the Right Person is Important to One’s Career and Life In the movie Freedom Writers, Erin Gruwell and Scott has a special relationship compared with those students, they married but have a bad ending. Nowadays, a wife (or a husband) is not only a part of family, but has an important affection on each others work and the rest of life. Many people now surfer from more and more heavy pressure at work but bring it to home , hence, marrying the right person to release one’s heavy pressure can really help to create a harmonious family relation-ship. Besides, no one can avoid making mistakes, so it is important to have a person that can point out your fault as well as help you to work it out. Many people now get marry before they succeed in their own field, so striving with your partner is better than struggle by yourself.
Mama, has to make a decision, about what to do with the money. She gives a down payment for a house. She chose a house in a withe neighbor, Clybourne Park. When Mama gives the new to their children Beneatha and Ruth were very happy.
Mama is always hoping that the plant will pull through and survive. She feels the same way for her family. She hopes that they will be able to move into a new house with a garden and live a better life. “ …Big Walter used to say, he’d get right wet in the eyes sometimes, lean his head back with the water standing in his eyes and say, ‘Seem like God didn’t see fit to give the black man nothing but dreams – but He did give us children to make them dreams seem worth while. ’”(Act 1, Scene 1; 47).
What is the definition of "coming of age". According to the Oxford dictionary, "coming of age refers to the process of growing up or entering into adulthood". Now the other hand, Why does it happen? and finally, how does it affect ones health or mindset? These questions will all be answered from a specific perspective of a character and the main protagonist, in the book, "House On Mango Street".
If she hadn’t, she most likely wouldn’t have had the chance to get into a good college. If anyone was put into the same position as Gaby, she would tell them that they can make it and have a lot of potential in life, but only if they put hard work and effort into getting a good education. Teachers are one of the biggest keys to education also. Gaby said that they helped her be who she is now and helped her to be who she is today.
If my mom didn’t run to my grandparent’s room I don’t know what would’ve happened. Later on they decided to move to the US because they didn’t want to stay there anymore because of all that was happening and they wanted to have a better life. The reason my mom gave me on why she moved to the United States because she thought he she were to have kids she wanted them to get a better education then she had and wanted us to have a better life than what she went though. I am grateful that my mom was thinking about us at the time and that’s why I love her and I want to give back to her and my dad when I finish college.
Jeannette gains the ability to be mindful with her money while providing for her family. Unfortunately it could also be said that Jeannette grew up too fast. On the bright side because she went through that kind of experience she knows how to take on her responsibilities. In closing, unlike most children Jeanette had to financially support her and her family, which in the future made her know how important her roles are and how strong of a person she is