Juxtaposition In The House On Mango Street

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In The House on Mango Street written by Sandra Cisneros, the dominant theme for these collection of vignettes is the dreams and beauty expressed throughout the book using poetic devices. For instance, Esperanza grasps onto the dream of having her own house as she remains discontented with the house on Mango Street. On page 5, she stated, “I knew then I had to have a house. A real house.” Esperanza clinging onto her dream house indicates that she doesn’t want to belong on Mango Street. She also uses repetition to emphasize a few phrases. Furthermore, Esperanza finds freedom and identity through pursuing her writing. On page 61, it was mentioned that Aunt Lupe told her, “You just remember to keep writing, Esperanza. You must keep writing. It

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