Like most teenagers, Esperanza is lost and makes stupid decisions sometimes. As a young teenager, Esperanza Made dumb decision when she kiss the old man at her job. Also she listened to Sally’s poor advice and she got raped her innocence ended. She realised that that you can't trust everyone. Esperanza began to learn from her mistakes.
Esperanza is a very timid, or shy girl. It can also be inferred that she is physically weak and malnourished. Finally, Esperanza will do anything to get what she wants. This means that she is extremely determined. Esperanza is a very timid little girl.
So she didn't really care about those people, but as Esperanza had to live the lifestyle of fear for deportation, she felt bad for the people who were deported. To sum it all up, Esperanza went from riches to rags, bratty to well behaved, and from not working at all to working very hard thanks to her experiences throughout the book. Looks like being poor was more beneficial than being rich. I think kids nowadays could learn a thing or two from Esperanza about working hard, not having an attitude, and respecting/ helping people not as wealthy as
Esperanza - is the protagonist her personality is very bratty.Her goal was to get abuelita to the camp. Tio Luiz- is the antagonist he was very greedy and jealous his goal was to marry mama and send Esperanza to boarding school Mama -is personality is very kind and sweet.her goal was for Esperanza to have everything she wanted. Miguel- personality is very calm and gentle.His goal was to make his life better. Abuelita-personality is wise and corsages.Her goal was to make her family come together better grandmother. Esperanza rising is the name of the book.
Esperanza relies on Sally to protect her from the dangers in her community that she cannot face herself, and Sally’s renege left her truly defenseless. Sally’s blatant ignorance of Esperanza’s state was the result of a man, and because of that Sally failed to uphold her obligation to her
Four whose only reason is to be and be” (75). While she is talking about the trees, the reader can symbolically read between the lines. Esperanza wants to be strong no matter what circumstances fly her way. She wants to reach her goals and never forget to keep reaching. She wants to have purpose in her life and live outside of her comfort zone.
Esperanza views female role models in her life with question and curiosity. These women are stuck in undesirable circumstances as they wait for the change someone else will bring. However, Esperanza looks to different women to base her own life off of, females who do not wait for change. These
Esperanza loves her mother very much, and explains her hair's appearance, like a mother loving her child. Esperanza expresses how her mother’s hair is like rosettes when she puts her hair up. She describes her hair beautiful and pretty after she puts her hair up in little circles which make her hair look curly. And every time Esperanza hugs her mother, she can smell the warmth of bread before it is baked, to Esperanza is smells like home and she feels safe. Her family may seem the same because they all look the same but in reality each hair holds a story with different
“But outside they can’t be seen talking to girls” (Cisneros 4). Esperanza mentions how “ boys and the girls live in separate worlds” (Cisneros 8).This shows how much they are separated. Since her family is not financially stable, she lives in a neighborhood where rapes, murders, and kidnappings are prone to happen. Men are often the predators and women are most often the prey. Esperanza’s first experience with injustice was when she got her first job at Peter Pan Photo Finishers.
By “better person,” this could mean she could be living a quiet life and not taking care of four children in a broken down home. The statement itself is short and simply strikes the reader in surprise, by how much Esperanza’s nameless mother gone through and come to realize this. She then points out the fact that Esperanza goes to school and instructs her to study hard, using examples of her godmothers who are both alone and cannot take care of themselves. Then, Esperanza’s mother finally gave her reason to why she had quit school which was because she did not “have nice clothes. No clothes, but I [her mother] had brains” (91).