"she could hear it, too. The beat rushing in her ears. shoomp, shoomp, shoomp."Esperanza is in the fields with her father and Esperanza's father told her that she could hear the "Earth's heart" beat if she laid down and was silent. So she did and could hear the "shoomp" noise. In which she could hear it beat slowly while in shock.
The babies, Lupe and Pepe, a girl and a boy, were dark-eyed cherubs, with thick mops of black hair." Esperanza was in the truck that included her mom, Isabell, and Juan. But they also had two babies with them named Pepe and Lupe. Both Pepe and Lupe are the brother and sister of Isabell and and daughter and son of Juan. So Esperanza was describing how both Lupe and Pepe looked.
" Esperanza felt anger crawling up her throat." Esperanza got angry because her mom was fine with them being poor. As Esperanza yelled at her mother saying that they were living like horses. So Esperanza's mom got mad too and her that they could either live badly or happily.