"The wind stopped, but the dust still swirled as if propelled by it’s own power". pg 149 This shows when Esperanza was stuck in the house because of the dust storm and the sky is blacked out because of the dust.
"Her other life seemed like a story she read in a book along time ago," pg. 174-175 This shows Esperanza as a carefree girl in Mexico with her fancy dresses and lots of presents on Christmas.
"Our land is alive, Esperanza" said Papa pg. 1 this shows when Papa was alive and he was showing Esperanza the vineyard they own.