The House on Mango Street is an important work that
depicts the self-discovery and maturation of a Hispanic girl. She
discovers not only herself, but also the culture that nurtured her.
that I have found useful include the following:
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Analysis an interdisciplinary approach.
with Cisneros (CBS radio)
Sandra Cisneros Official
Cisneros' controversial house.
Review from Amazom.Com
Told in a series of
vignettes stunning for their eloquence, The House on Mango Street
is Sandra Cisneros's greatly admired novel of a young girl growing up in
the Latino section of Chicago.Chicago. Acclaimed by critics,
beloved by children, their parents and grandparents, taught everywhere
from inner-city grade schools to universities across the country, and
translated all over the world, it has entered the canon of coming-of-age
Sometimes heartbreaking, sometimes deeply joyous,
The House on Mango Street tells the story of Esperanza Cordero, whose
neighborhood is one of harsh realities and harsh beauty. Esperanza doesn't
want to belong--not to her rundown neighborhood, and not to the low
expectations the world has for her. Esperanza's story is that of a young
girl coming into her power, and inventing for herself what she will