The House on Mango Street - Point of View
Point of View in The House on Mango Street by Sandra Cisneros
POINT OF VIEW
Esperanza is a Hispanic girl. She feels as though girls are born getting the short end of the stick. She often talks about how men have it easier.
From her name, to the food she eats, to the the ways in which Hispanic men find their wives, Esperanza is sure that her life is different from those who are white.
Being young, Esperanza doesn't feel like she has much control over things. She longs to be older and in charge of her own life.
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