Sandra Cisneros The House On Mango Street

analytical Essay
299 words
299 words

In Sandra Cisneros’ “The House on Mango Street” the occupants of Mango Street, particularly women, are trapped in cycles of poverty and oppression. Children on Mango Street are raised by impoverished families, as a result, they do not have access to the same opportunities wealthier children do. Young girls are exposed to social stigma and gender roles that largely confines women to domestic lifestyles. In the last line of the book, “For the ones who cannot out” [110], the narrator of the tale, Esperanza, promises to return to Mango Street for women who cannot leave as she one day plans to. By ending her sentence with a verb Esperanza transgresses grammar norms. Breaking the standards of language shows how Esperanza will triumph against the

In this essay, the author

  • Analyzes how sandra cisneros' "the house on mango street" illustrates the importance of language for esperanza and the people around her.
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