You girls too young to be wearing shoes like that!
The Family of Little Feet
"Do you like these shoes? But the truth is it is scary to look down at your foot that is no longer yours and see attached a long long leg" (Page 40) This is important because it is showing the shoes are a something important are special to her because it doesnt look like her feet.
"Them are dangerous, he says. You girls too young to be wearing shoes like that. Take them shoes off before I call the cops, but we just run. " (Page 41) This is showing that people don't think they can afford the shoes at that age. The man thinks Esperanza and her friends had stolen the shoes.
good think I have these shoes that I don't have to tie
"The grandmas feet were lovley as pink pearls and dressed in velvety high heels that made her walk with a hobble, but she wore them anyway because there were pretty." (Page 39) This shows even though they shoes may have no fit or she didn't know how to walk in them she still wanted to look pretty and wear them.
I love you
"I open up and she's there with bad and big boxes, the new clothes and, yes she's got the socks and a new slip with a little rose on it and a pink-and-white striped dress. What about the shoes? I forgot. Too late now. Im tired. Whew!" This is showing mama worked hard and got enough stuff not to worry about the shoes.
"She's got big girl hands, and her bones are long like ladies' bone, and she wears makeup too. But she doesn't know how to tie her shoes. I do."She acts like she's older than she is. Also she acts mature but she can tie her shoes.
"The colors began to whirl. Sky tipped. thier high black shoes ran. Sally, you lied, He wouldn't let me go. He said I love you, I love you, Spanish Girl."This is when the red clowns ran away then wouldn't let go because he said he has loved her.