When you lay down on land you can feel it breathe.
"Delicate and frail, with big brown eyes, long braids, and skinny legs, she looked like a young deer"..In the paragraph it said that Esperanza was describing Isabel for the first time ever seeing her. Esperanza described her frail and skinny legs because Isabel is very poor. Unlike Esperanza who used to be rich.
" Did you know when you lie down on the land you can feel it breathe? That you can feel its heart beating?"..In the paragraph it said when Esperanza was six and her and Papa were walking through the vineyard and her Papa said " If you lie down on land you can feel it breathe. Which means they lied down and could feel the land breathing. But they could also feel all the nature breathing.
"The babies Lupe and Pepe , a girl and a boy, were dark eyed cherubs with mops of black hair."..This means that Lupe and Pepe were babies that had dark eyes that looked like dark bushes. Also, mops of black hair means they had ark thick hair.