With what element of nature do you identify? Because they too are misplaced like Esperanza but yet they continue to be and keep growing, they do not give up. Four who reach and do not forget to reach. They are described the same as the way she is trying to get a hold of herself. She sees these scrawny trees trapped in the concrete of Mango Street and can relate because she too is stuck in the concrete of Mango Street. That's the concept that refers to the cultural and other resources that ethnic minority people use to prosper in mainstream culture. Four raggedy excuses planted by the city.
For example, the house where the protagonists live is described as almost collapsing due to brick damage; something that would not be an issue within a richer neighborhood. For, is the man in the story didn't think that he could kiss Esperanza and get away with it because he has the right to do so, then he wouldn't have done so. I ask them why they think Sandra Cisneros has chosen this strategy for this particular vignette. . And the story goes she never forgave him. But, Esperanza wanted to feel special like the other kids, so she convinced her mother to write a note to the nun in charge giving her permission to eat in the school canteen.
Esperanza has learned from these trees how to achieve a peace with who she is. At , J Calderon P. In Spanish it means too many letters. Esperanza learns from the trees that the inter beauty is more important than the outer beauty. It creates tenacity by saying that the trees survive only to survive, they have no purpose. They just want to be and be kept. Four who do not belong here but are here.
Time and time again Esperanza struggled with how she was perceived and how she wished to be perceived. Those that want to be like eveyone else. When she feels weak she looks at the trees and remembers to stay strong. Personal Response The part of nature that i correspond with is they sky because the sky is the best part of nature and i like the sky the most. She wants to separate herself from her parents and her younger sister in order to create her own life. The trees teach her that even though she thinks she doesnt belong where she is, she is wrong and shouldn't care what other people think because she is beautiful on the inside.
Skinny necks and pionty elbows like hers. When Esperanza attends a dance and wears brown saddle shoes with her pretty new dress, she is almost paralyzed with embarrassment and self-consciousness. She says the trees are as skinny as her. Theme That it's kind of like her skinny but that she still has a purpose on earth. Esperanza sees a distinct parallel between her life and the trees. For the moment, Esperanza can smoothly shed her new sexual attractiveness and become a child again.
Keep, keep, keep, trees say when I sleep. Style Cisneros has a poetic style. If the trees were to be cut down all of them would fall together. I don't know what tendency means. They started out small and keep growing, and espernaza is just a little girl but she will become something bigger.
I am very sensible and if a person treats me bad i feel just like a flower. But the worst possible is discrimination against the opposite sex; cause then those people would be against about 50 percent of the world's population of humans. It is like the number nine. This tree has flourished even more than the trees in her front yard have, again without anybody doing much to help it. I have written the word symbol on the whiteboard and direct my students' attention to it as soon as one of them recognizes the comparison Esperanza is making between herself and the trees. Four who grew despite concrete.
They grow up and they grow down and grab the earth between their hairy toes and bite the sky with violent teeth and never quit their anger. Three of the most prominent themes introduced in the first chapters are struggling to find true identity, the unfairness of gender roles, and society and class. The way the trees grow is a sign of their anger. The yr eassure her that soemthing small can become something bigger. If the trees, or metaphorically Esperanza, let their goal slip out of their mind they would just be there. Esperanza: the Person Behind the Print In The House on Mango Street, by Sandra Cisneros, a little girl from a Latino heritage is given birth to.
Esperanza felt out of place and was very uncomfortable and very ashamed to be in that situation. Cisneros uses powerful personification techniques that not only create vivid images but trigger intense reactions. Esperanza unlike the other girls at school is not getting a great deal of attention from any of the boys at school. Just like that, as if she were a fancy chandelier. Let one forget his reason for being, they'd all droop like tulips in a glass, each with their arms around the other. Esperanza identifies wit hthe four sknny tress because she is also skinny which the trees are and has pointy elbows which the trees are pointy also.