Same Song By Sandra Cisneros Analysis

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This message is threaded throughout both “Eleven” and “Same Song” in a psychological sense. In the excerpt written by Sandra Cisneros, she treats ages in an entirely new way. Rather than viewing them as milestones to pass and never revisit, Cisneros believes that ages are “kind of like an onion” or “the rings inside a tree trunk,” with each year layering upon the last. The author states that when one’s birthday occurs, they do not immediately feel that age. It may take months to “feel smart” for the age one truly is. This statement supports the concept that it is impossible for a certain date to instantaneously transform or modify a person. Millions of moments and countless experiences are necessary to truly change a person and augment their
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