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House Mango Street Sandra Cisneros



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5.0 out of 5 stars

A top book in the genre, May 14, 1999

By A Customer

There is a growing genre of books by people of Latin, Asian, and African-American heritage, describing their lives and cultures, often in juxtaposition to the Anglo mainstream they may or may not have dealings with. The House on Mango Street fits into this genre, and at the same time extends it. Cisneros writes with a deeply personal voice. At her core she is an individual, a watcher, as are most children; she happens also to be a girl in a Latino neighborhood. The people and events in this community are distilled through her eyes into small fables, moral lessons, and epiphanies: the moments and connections that shape a child into the adult she will become. The rhythmic songs of rope-jumpers, a drunk on the street, the potency of one's first pair of high-heeled shoes, the cruelty and kindness of friends; she takes them all in, using everything as food to nourish her dream of someday having her own house. It's not surprising that the adult Seasoners indeed does, nor that its eccentricity puts some of her neighbors on edge - but those are stories from other books of hers, equally worth reading.

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5 komentar:

  1. Nicholas Morrow11 Oktober 2010 16.32

    Can any one give me two examples of onomatopoeia from the book "The House on Mango Street" by Sandra Cisneros?

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  2. what are two examples of subjunctive mood in the book The House on Mango Street by Sandra Cisneros? please help!

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  3. My thesis statement is this In the House on Mango Street by Sandra Cisneros the author use simile because the author is describing objects as if they have human qualities. ( Need Transitional sentence) I need help please!!

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  4. In the book "The House On Mango Street" by Sandra Cisneros the main character, Esperanza meets many new people while living on Mango St. How do these people affect her life?

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  5. The paper is on the House on Mango Street by Sandra Cisneros. I need an original title for my essay. My essay focuses on the use of similes in the novel. What would be a good title for a literary analysis paper on this novel?

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