Esperanza Rising Conflicts
Updated: 1/14/2021
Esperanza Rising Conflicts

Storyboard Description

Man vs. Man & Man vs. Society

Storyboard Text

  • Man vs. Man
  • I am not going to marry you.
  • Man vs. Society
  • Strike!Strike!
  • Get in the bus, now!
  • Tío Luis wants Mama to marry him. As she refuses, he burns down El Rancho de las Rosas and the vineyard. This event causes Esperanza and Mama to immigrate to the United States.
  • As a Mexican immigrant, Esperanza and her companions face discrimination from the white Americans. The camps were poorly built and dirty. Just because the workers were speaking their mind and standing up for themselves, immigration officials took them away to Mexico.