Sandra Cisneros Transformation In The House On Mango Street

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In the novel “ The House On Mango Street” , by Sandra Cisneros, the main character Esperanza views herself negatively regarding her place in the community, but slowly transitions into accepting who she is and where she comes from through life's experience. As Esperanza grows she learns the importance of where she at can help her find herself. Mango Street turns out to mean a lot to Esperanza and she wants to leave but she knows will be back, because Mango Street is where her home is ( Cisneros 3-110 ). Esperanza think negative about herself a lot, first she talks about the house on mango street ,“ A real house. One I could point to. But this isn’t it. The house on Mango Street isn’t it.” (Cisneros 5). Esperanza sees the house on mango…show more content…
In “ The three sisters” Esperanza mets three sister that tells her to make a wish. After she makes the wish the lady says “When you leave you must remember to come back for the others. A circle, understand? You will always be Esperanza. You will always be Mango Street. You can't erase what you know. You can't forget who you are” (Cisneros 105). The sister makes esperanza think about who she really is, where she’s from,and where her home is. Someone who also reminds her where she’s from is, Alicia. “No, Alicia says. Like it or not you are Mango Street, and one day you'll come back too” (Cisneros 107). Both Alicia and the three sisters tells her the same thing. When esperanza finally got a house of her own and begins to say goodbye to mango street, she notice that mango street is where her home is. “Mango says goodbye sometimes. She does not hold me with both arms. She sets me free”(Cisneros 110). Even though esperanza leave Mango Street which was her dreams, it's not how she thought it will be. “They will not know I have gone away to come back. For the ones I left behind. For the ones who cannot out” Esperanza will come back to what once was her nightmare to cherish it, because esperanza found a place where she can it call
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