Homework Help

What are 3 main characters in the book House on Mango Street?

user profile pic

chadlover22 | Student, Grade 9 | eNotes Newbie

Posted June 30, 2007 at 3:14 AM via web

dislike 1 like

What are 3 main characters in the book House on Mango Street?

2 Answers | Add Yours

user profile pic

jmeenach | Teacher | (Level 2) Adjunct Educator

Posted June 30, 2007 at 3:48 AM (Answer #1)

dislike 0 like

Esperanza (Hope) Cordero - the narrator and central character

Mama Cordero - Esperanza's mother

Papa Cordero - Esperanza's father

Many other characters come and go to help create the fabric that is Esperanza's life.  I think you could make a really strong argument that the setting itself  is developed much like a character and is in fact a main character, but that's dealing in the abstract. 

user profile pic

willie000 | Student, Undergraduate | (Level 1) eNoter

Posted June 20, 2012 at 7:33 PM (Answer #3)

dislike 0 like
Esperanza, Sally, and Nenny. then there's Rachel, Lucy, Papa, Mama, Alicia, Marin, Cathy, and then a bunch of minor characters.

Sources:

Join to answer this question

Join a community of thousands of dedicated teachers and students.

Join eNotes