Essays Tagged: "Rafaela"

Fantasy vs Reality

cept of love. Esperanza was not the only one who longed for a man's endless love. Marin, Esperanza, Rafaela, and Sally are all 'waiting for a car to stop, a star to fall, someone to change her life.' ... lity is that she will only be sent to a worse life. Cisneros uses the story of Rapunzel to describe Rafaela's life. She longs to be free of the 'tower' and do as she pleases, but all she gets is a hus ...

(4 pages) 94 0 2.0 Jan/1996

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > Creative Writing

Discrimination with "A House on Mango Street"

en's rights is another important idea of discriminations. An example from this book would be, "Then Rafaela, who is still young but getting old from leaning out the window so much, gets locked indoor ... t getting old from leaning out the window so much, gets locked indoor because her husband is afraid Rafaela will run away since she is too beautiful to look at."(p.79) In this part of the story, the o ...

(4 pages) 90 2 4.7 Mar/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

Leaving Like A Man: Gender's Role In "The House On Mango Street"

wishes to be a princess, rescued from her imprisoning tower by a handsome prince. Similar to Marin, Rafaela is also dependent, but in a different way. Esperanza says, "Rafaela leans out the window and ...

(3 pages) 34 0 0.0 Mar/2005

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

House On Mango Street

#128;™s dreams of marrying, the perfect husband and having the perfect family and home. Sally, Rafaela, and Minerva are women who gave me the impression of [damsel’s in distress ... ). That is why "she sits at home because she is afraid to go outside without his permission."(102). Rafaela’s situation also involves imprisonment in her own home. Cisneros introduce ...

(4 pages) 8 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature > Poetry

Esperenza's Neighborhood Watch

ranza looks to Alicia's success as something she wants for herself in the future. After Alicia came Rafaela, who has many dreams of becoming a dancer and becoming famous, so that she can show off to h ... d ambitious woman, she was married to a man who never let her out of the house without his company. Rafaela spends all her time at home dreaming of things she wished she could do instead of actually d ...

(5 pages) 0 0 0.0 Mar/2013

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > World Literature

Moving to U.S.A Narrative

(2 pages) 1 0 0.0 Oct/2014

Subjects: Art Essays > Drama