That is not right...you can't eat in the canteen,you live close by and I bet you live in those raggedy houses too!
No, Rachel, don't tell a bum man your name, that is nasty and dangerous.
You are so beautiful...what is your name pretty girl?
Hi my name is Esperanza!!!
Setting is important in A Rice Sandwich because it puts Esperanza is different situations which reveals that Esperanza is very ashamed of where she lives and just wants to be special.
Setting is important in A Family Of Little Feet because it puts Esperanza in an adult situation that reveals that Esperanza doesn't want to be grown and doesn't like adult attention.
In A House On Mango Street, Esperanza is a very insecure teenager. Esperanza is poor and is kind of ashamed of it. She has no self-confidence but, is jealous of her little sister because she does. Esperanza is wise but, she is actually getting more comfortable around adult and herself throughout the story.