Review: The House On Mango Street

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Hope and Sadness define Esperanza’s name, her name is a feeling of expectation, a promise that something life changing will happen in the future. A person’s name means everything, it represents identity, reputation and self worth. Esperanza’s name is her future, it is the hope that her name provides that will help get her out of Mango street. In The House on Mango Street, Sandra Cisnero shows that Esperanza needs to escape Mango Street in order to live her life but she needs to go back to help the others live theirs. Esperanza shares her name with her grandmother who spent her life looking out her window watching her life go by. Esperanza does not want to be like her grandmother, she dose not want Mango Street to control her life. She will
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