The House on Mango Street creates an interesting point of view of tragic experiences involving Esperanza and her life. This story expresses interesting thoughts about Esperanza as a normal teenage girl. Esperanza wants to experience new things and she is trying to define herself. She thinks about many things and can't keep focused on what she wants. Like most teenagers, Esperanza is lost and makes stupid decisions sometimes.
Esperanza is also physically weak and malnourished. She states that she has “an anemic wrist” and she “can’t blow up a balloon without getting dizzy.” Her mother also states in her note to Sister Superior that she wants Esperanza to eat in the
Esperanza begins this chapter with a keen awareness. She says, “Things had a way of disappearing in the garden, as if the garden itself ate them, or as if with its old-man memory, it put them away and forgot them” (Cisneros 95). The garden does not begin as a place of fun, but rather we see that Esperanza is wary of its mystery. Moreover, the personification of this garden, “eating things up” adds a level of anxiety to this particular story. The tone immediately darkens and we find that the setting is directly related to the tone of the chapter.
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
At the end of The House on Mango Street Esperanza's is proud of who she is and where she is. Stephen has found where he belongs and what he is good at when A Portrait of the Artist as a Young Man concludes. “One day I will pack my bags of books and paper. One day I will say goodbye to Mango. I am too strong for her to keep me here forever.
In the vignette, “The Rice Sandwich,” we see that Esperanza wasn’t as strong as she wanted to be. After Sister Superior had yelled at her Esperanza said, “I cried and ate my sandwich, the bread greasy and the rice cold” (45). These vulnerabilities allow the reader to grasp her tone and understand who she really is. She wants to be strong and mighty, but there are instances in which she breaks down. This deepens the reader's connection with Esperanza as a character because it shows that while she does not like being torn down, she is quick to get back up.
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.
At one point, a young girl wanted to touch Esperanza's doll ,but Esperanza thought she was dirty so Esperanza didn't let her touch it. Her mother seemed very angry, and at the time Esperanza didn't know why. As the situation progressed Esperanza understood that what she did was wrong. When Esperanza was wealthy she didn't really think about how hard it was for the people who got deported from the camps. 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.
The story starts when the family of Esperanza relocates to a new house located on Mango street. Esperanza has dreams of staying in a good house and is not gratified with the house they moved into on Mango st. Before they moved, they used to live in Chicago, an impoverished neighborhood. The house in Chicago was dirty and very tiny. Esperanza feels ashamed of the structure and setting of her home and is not comfortable with the way the house looks. Esperanza also has concerns with
Louie 's cousin 's car- theft, the attempt at murder and fleet of a kid, and Marin’s own edgy efforts to find a spouse to take her away shows Esperanza the restricted potential outcomes she herself faces. Alicia, regardless of her dad 's macho perspectives, goes to a college and studies throughout the night so she can one day be more than her dad 's