Esperanza Cordero is a very troubled patient of mine. Her family lives at poverty level, because the father is a gardener and her mother is a housewife, and has moved around many times in these early years of Esperanza’s life. Esperanza is very ashamed of things, depressed, but yet she is a very intelligent and caring young girl. She has gone through many terrifying and disturbing experiences in her life. She has been raped,
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of so many things all of the time. Although I think she will become smarter after all of this because she will learn all of the different parts of life, and what kind of demented and nice people are out in the world, that can help or harm her or other people around her.
Cisneros, Sandra. The House on Mango Street. New York, New York, Vintage Books, A division of Random House, Inc., 1984.