This house is not what I imagined. It is red and crooked.
Rachel we need to go right now an get away from this man!
Rachel if I give this dollar, kiss me.
"The house on Mango Street is ours, and we don't have to pay rent to anybody, or share the yard with the people downstairs, or be careful not to make too much noise, and there isn't a landlord banging on the ceiling with a broom. But even so, it's not the house we'd thought we'd get."
"If I give you a dollar will you kiss me? How about a dollar. I give you a dollar, and he looks in his pocket for wrinkled money. We have to go right now, Lucy says taking Rachel's hand because she looks like she's thinking about that dollar."
"The boys and the girls live in separate worlds. The boys in their universe and we in ours. My brothers for example. They've got plenty to say to me and Nenny inside the house. But outside they can't be seen talking to girls. Carlos and Kiki are each other's best friend...not ours."
This illustrates how Esperanza's reaction is towards the house. Esperanza's conflict with the house is that it was not what she imagined the house to look like and it does not have t [External Conflict] Person vs Self
This illustrates how bad the situation is between Esperanza, Lucy, Rachel and the drunk bum man. [External Conflict] Person vs Society
This illustrates how Esperanza feels about boys and girls being separated. [Internal Conflict] Person vs Person