What are some causes and effects in The House on Mango Street?

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If I were to consider the many causes and effects in Sandra Cisnero's The House on Mango Street, I would focus on the events that support the theme of the novel that growing up as an immigrant in a poor neighborhood can have detrimental effects. The novel is made up of a series of short stories about Esperanza, her family, and her neighbors living on Mango Street. All of the characters are working class and many of them, like Esperanza and her family, are immigrants who are struggling to make it in the United States. A lot of the stories are about the struggles of growing up, especially for immigrant girls. Many of them face hardships that are the result of causes out of their control. For example, Esperanza's friend, Sally, is abused...

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