Essays Tagged: "The House on Mango Street"

Fantasy vs Reality

litySometime in our lives, we have wished for things we don't have. No matter how hard we wished on the star or a candle, our wishes never seemed to be answered. We have all felt that bitter disappoin ... morning when we finally realized that we were never going to be able to have what we want. This is the same exact feelings that the characters in Cisneros' ong>Theong> ong>Houseong> on Mango Street. Unlike us, the d ...

(4 pages) 94 0 2.0 Jan/1996

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > Creative Writing

Discrimination with "A House on Mango Street"

In the society of today, discrimination and other similar ideas are not suppressed so that they are fre ... r ideas are not suppressed so that they are free to roam our cities, states, countries, and finally the whole world. Still, different sides of the world have different types of discriminations. ong>Theong>re ... of the world have different types of discriminations. ong>Theong>re are some about animals, race, etc. But the worst possible is discrimination against the opposite sex; cause then those people would be agai ...

(4 pages) 90 2 4.7 Mar/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

House on Mago Street Essay A letter to Esperanza Explaining importance of family

ranza,Throughout this book, you seem to always want to leave Mango Street, to leave your family. In the end you even wish to leave Mango Street behind, with your family and the memories you have there ... your sister and be just like you. Even though your parents may seem overbearing or stern at times, they are just looking out for you. You need to realize that you will always be part of your family i ...

(4 pages) 34 1 3.0 Mar/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

Analysis of The House On Mango Street by Sanda Cisneros

By: Lee A. Zitoong>Theong> ong>Houseong> On Mango Street is a book filled with colorful chapters which are small yet powerful. Sand ... ally written each vignette as short pieces of literary art. All are reflections from her childhood. ong>Theong> text is literally written in a child's sort of language, but through this the reader receives a ... l, Cisneros describes emotionally and physically her surroundings while living on Mango Street. For the main character, Esperanza, Mango Street is not what she considers a home, but represents a young ...

(4 pages) 112 1 4.8 Apr/2004

Subjects: History Term Papers > North American History

The Friends

"Although Esperanza's life was difficult, there were moments of happiness"In ong>Theong> ong>Houseong> on Mango Street by Sandra Cisneros the Esperanza said," ... go Street by Sandra Cisneros the Esperanza said," I will go to hell and most likely I deserve to be there" When Esperanza said that; it sounded very dreadful of her to talk like that upon herself. In ... ", you could already tell that was one those of days when Esperanza's life was problematical. "My mother says I was born on a evil day and she will pray for me " is another example on how Esperanza's ...

(1 pages) 22 0 3.0 Sep/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

A Compare and Contrast Analysis of Sandra Cisneros' "The House on Mango Street" and Langston Hughes' "A Dream Deferred"

In the short story "ong>Theong> ong>Houseong> on Mango Street" Sandra Cisneros unfolds her childhood memories where she ... os unfolds her childhood memories where she and her family struggled with poor living conditions on the way to their own house, and she seems to suffer from it more than anyone of the family. When one ... seems to suffer from it more than anyone of the family. When one day they finally get the house of their own and her family seems to be ready to settle with it, she continues suffering because it's n ...

(3 pages) 72 3 4.3 Sep/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

The house on mango street

Mainly, the characters in ong>Theong> ong>Houseong> on Mango Street, by Sandra Cisneros, are static, except for the main cha ... for the main character, Esperanza. Nenny, Lucy, and Rachel are characters considered static because they don't change throughout the novel. ong>Theong>y pretty much remain the same from beginning to end. At t ... om beginning to end. At the beginning of the novel, Esperanza is a girl with a low self-esteem, and then she changes as the novel go on.First, at the start of the novel, Esperanza was very naive. Like ...

(1 pages) 30 0 2.5 Dec/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > Biographies

Esperanza Growing up in "The House of Mango Street" by Sandra Cisneros

"ong>Theong> ong>Houseong> of Mango Street" is a story written in vignettes, which shows how a girl grows up and how ... story written in vignettes, which shows how a girl grows up and how she is maturing. In this story there are some vignettes that specify when she is growing up and that show some of steps that take p ... at take part as people grow up. ong>Theong> ong>Houseong> of Mango Street is a coming of age story where Esperanza, the protagonist, is growing up as the story progresses.Esperanza is a girl that has is sort of poor ...

(3 pages) 23 0 3.0 Sep/2005

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

The House On Mango Street

Relating an Author to a Reader "Sandra Cisneros is one of the most brilliant of today's young writers. Her work is sensitive, alert, nuanceful"¦ right ... ful"¦ right with music and picture." _Gwendolyn Brooks. This is a quote that describes ong>Theong> ong>Houseong> on Mango Street. Her style of creates an impression in every reader's heart without a wast ... e styles of writing for instance imageries and alliteration. After reading all of her vignettes for the past few weeks, I can tell that her style in writing is different yet similar to mine. I would h ...

(2 pages) 7 0 0.0 May/2001

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature > Poetry

House On Mango Street

Women’s Escape into Misery Women’s need for male support and their husband’s constant degradation of them was a recurring theme in the book Hou ... y of Esperanza’s stories were about women’s dreams of marrying, the perfect husband and having the perfect family and home. Sally, Rafaela, and Minerva are women wh ...

(4 pages) 8 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature > Poetry

The House On Mango Street

Today in the year 2000, with so many corporations, new technologies, computers, space shuttles, and much more ... uch more advances, there should not be or exit poverty in this world. Although some governments use their funds for other minor causes. Even here in Puerto Rico with today's issue concerning a shell s ... ses. Even here in Puerto Rico with today's issue concerning a shell sculpture to be constructed for the new millennium park at the cost of 25 million dollars, that amount of money can be use for a bet ...

(4 pages) 1131 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

The House On MAngo Street

A good story? What kind of question is that? ong>Theong> ong>Houseong> on Mango Street is more than just a good story, it is great! Usually I?m not much of a sto ... ! Usually I?m not much of a story reader, but this was one I really, truly, didn?t want to put down.ong>Theong> ong>Houseong> on Mango Street is a short novel, told in a series of vignettes. It is a story of a young ... is a story of a young girl, of a Latino neighborhood in Chicago. This young girl isn?t exactly from the most fortunate family in the world, but she manages to deal with each and every day that comes u ...

(2 pages) 499 0 3.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American > "The Great Gatsby" by F. Scott Fitzgerald

The House On Mango Street

A good story? What kind of question is that? ong>Theong> ong>Houseong> on Mango Street is more than just a good story, it is great! Usually I'm not much of a sto ... ! Usually I'm not much of a story reader, but this was one I really, truly, didn't want to put down.ong>Theong> ong>Houseong> on Mango Street is a short novel, told in a series of vignettes. It is a story of a young ... is a story of a young girl, of a Latino neighborhood in Chicago. This young girl isn't exactly from the most fortunate family in the world, but she manages to deal with each and every day that comes u ...

(2 pages) 509 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American > "The Great Gatsby" by F. Scott Fitzgerald

House On Mango Street

Different Worlds ong>Theong> novel "ong>Houseong> on Mango Street" conveys a variety of themes and issues surround society. One of th ... ys a variety of themes and issues surround society. One of the more significant issue brought up in the story is of the generational differences between the world of adults and the world of children. ... s between the world of adults and the world of children. ong>Theong> book for the most part is told through the eyes of a child (Esperanza) but still the speaker tries to make a connection between the world t ...

(2 pages) 6 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Society and community > Children and Youngsters

House On Mango Street

THE HOUSE ON MANGO STREET ong>Theong> main topic for this paper is what the sisters meant by telling Esparan ... paper is what the sisters meant by telling Esparanza "When she leaves to remember to come back for the others" and what Esparanza feels about leaving. I think they meant that she's going to be strong ... think they meant that she's going to be strong enough to get out and she should come back and give the rest of the people the strength to get out too. At the beginning of the story you could tell she ...

(2 pages) 21 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Education

House On Mango Street

ong>Theong> book I read was "ong>Theong> ong>Houseong> on Mango Street." It was a very good book I think. But it was also ve ... ok I think. But it was also very weird. One thing that I didn't like about this book was how the chapters would just end out of no where. It would just be getting to a good part in that issue o ... et. I guess I would make it a little more on going so you could find out what happened next. ong>Theong>n there were also a lot of good issues in the book that kept my attention (at least for the time ...

(2 pages) 8 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American > Poetry

Symbols in Sandra Cisneros "The House on Mango Street"

uction“It’s small and red with tight steps in front and windows so small you’d think they were holding their breath. Bricks are crumbling in places, and the front door is so swollen you ... . Bricks are crumbling in places, and the front door is so swollen you have to push hard to get in. ong>Theong>re is no front yard, only four little elms the city planted by the curb (...).” Esperanza Co ...

(25 pages) 30 1 5.0 Oct/2008

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

"The House on Mango Street"

Short, sometimes very short, essays, jumping from one topic to the next, comprise Sandra Cisnero’s novel, ong>Theong> ong>Houseong> on Mango Street. ong>Theong> essays focus on topic ... , to concepts of laughter, to neighbors, to various interactions between young women and young men. ong>Theong> book reads like a string of vignettes, which are “short, usually descriptive literary sketc ... s, which are “short, usually descriptive literary sketches,” rather than a novel. Indeed, the book has no plot. It merely describes various scenes and/or experiences of an adolescent girl gr ...

(4 pages) 11 0 3.0 Nov/2008

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

Esperenza's Neighborhood Watch

Esperanza's Neighborhood Watchong>Theong> ong>Houseong> on Mango Street by Sandra Cisneros was a book that was very well written, descriptive, and ... who is of Hispanic descent. Esperanza and her family move from apartment to apartment never giving themselves to settle in or get close to any neighbors or make any friends. Of the many lessons that ... make any friends. Of the many lessons that Esperanza learns from the time that she spends examining the lives of the people around her, the most important of these lessons are about maturity and how s ...

(5 pages) 0 0 0.0 Mar/2013

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > World Literature

A Raisin and the Sun and a House on Mango street, comparative essay.

Lee ong>Theong>me shared by "Raisin in the Sun" and ong>Theong> ong>Houseong> on Mango Street ong>Theong> play "Raisin in the Sun" was ... n the Sun" was written by Lorraine Hansberry in 1959. Over twenty years later Sandra Cisneros wrote the novella ong>Theong> ong>Houseong> on Mango Street. "Raisin in the Sun" is written in a style portraying realisti ... go Street. "Raisin in the Sun" is written in a style portraying realistic speech and the reality of the way characters express their feelings. Whereas in ong>Theong> ong>Houseong> on Mango Street, the style is very p ...

(5 pages) 0 0 0.0 Dec/2013

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American