House On Mango Street Vs Sesame Street Essay

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Sesame Street is a long-running television show that targets young children to teach them the educational content through hilarity, short pictures, cartoons, and cultural references. Sesame Street does a great job of preparing children for school by teaching kids the fundamentals of counting numbers, how to communicate with your fellow peers, ABCs, mathematics, and many more. As time changed, so did the show. The company has to compete against other educational shows so they had to switch the format to develop longer attention spans of the kids. The House on Mango Street is very similar to Sesame Street. The neighborhoods are both located in the projects, characters from Mango Street and Sesame Street have to learn through personal experiences…show more content…
Sesame Street have for example Big Bird, Elmo, and the Cookie Monster. Along with different puppets, there are children and celebrities from diverse ethnic backgrounds. Creating such a diverse setting can target the children’s subconscious and help reduce the early stages of racism and societal separation of children. Sesame Street does a great job of promoting cross-cultural interactions that produce life-long benefits that such as public wealth, job openings, and comfort in multi-racial locations. The House on Mango Street has multiple diversity dealing with people and setting. Esperanza and her family are Latino-Americans. Their neighborhood consists of people from different backgrounds as well. The section called, “Those Who Don’t” describes Mango Street’s diversity perfectly. Esperanza says, “Those who don’t know any better come into our neighborhood scared. They think we’re dangerous. They think we will attack them with shiny knives. They are stupid people who are lost and got here by mistake. But we aren’t afraid. We know the guy with the crooked eye is Davey the Baby’s brother, and tall on next to him in the straw brim, that’s Rosa’s Eddie V., and the big one that looks like a dumb grown man, he’s Fat Boy, though he’s o fat anymore nor a boy (Cisneros
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