The House On Mango Street Sally Character Analysis

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The House on Mango Street recounts many disturbing violent stories. One of the most notorious characters is Sally. She is a beautiful girl who is maltreated by her father. Sally’s conduct is not decorous. She likes to be surrounded by boys and she has a promiscuous attitude (Kuribayashi, and Julie). In “What Sally Said” we can comprehend Sally attitude. Sally suffers continuous beatings by her father. “He hit her with his hands just like a dog, she said, like if I was an animal,” the thrashing are brutal. Sally lacks of love and she is looking to escape from her father. Her beauty is her curse, Sally’s father develops disturbing feelings toward her. Those feelings show when he sees Sally talking to a boy. He gets crazy and savagely rapes her.

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