The House on Mango Street
In The House On Mango Street Esperanza reveals personal
experiences through which the reader is able to determine what kind of
person she is; her views on life, how she views herself, as well as
how her poverty affects her view of life, her view of her future, and
how her poverty currently affects her place in the world. The
vignettes show different aspects of Esperanza's identity as it evolves
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not plan to abandon those
who cannot leave Mango Street. "They will not know I have gone away to
come back. For the ones I left behind." Esperanza maintains a
commitment to her roots on Mango Street.
At the outset of The House on Mango Street, Esperanza is presented
as a shy girl with low self esteem. As the book progresses she
appears to become increasingly strong, and clear about her destiny.
Her optimism prevails.