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  • Alicia Who Sees Mice
  • Rafaela Who Drinks Coconut & Papaya Juice on Tuesdays
  • Edna's Ruthie
  • Alicia, a young woman studying at university sees things that others do not, which is why she can go to a university, a place for discovering new things. " Alicia, who inherited her mama's rolling pin and sleepiness, is young and smart and studies at the university for the first time." (CIsneros pg. 31). This theme reflects breaking boundries life set for you.
  • Rafaela who is forced to stay in here apartment by her husband and drinks juice on Tuesdays, is compared to Rapunzel in this vignette. "Rafaela leans out the window and leans on her elbow and dreams her hair is like Rapunzel's." (Cisneros pg. 79). This is a simile because she uses like to compare herself to Rapunzel, a princess.
  • Ruthie the daughter of Edna, whose husband left her, got hit by a runaway piece of imagery when described like this. " Ruthie, tall skinny lady with red lipstick and blue babushka, one blue sock and one green one because she forgot." (Cisneros pg. 67). this is imagery because when described as so, you really get a picture of her in your mind.
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