The House on Mango Street by Sandra Cisneros

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What type of book is House on Mango Street?

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Everette Gleichner eNotes educator | Certified Educator

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Although the above answer is mostly correct, it would be more appropriate to say that the book is made up of vignettes (pronounced vin-yets, the g is silent).

Vignettes are different from short stories in that the they are not complete, do not have a clear begining, middle, and end, fully...

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Well, if you want to know the genre, i speculate that this book is a coming-of-age type. Over the lapse of year(almost), Esperanza narrates vignettes (as mentioned in cnorth answer) of that period of time.

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