Part VI: The Family of Little Feet and A Rice Sandwich
The Family of Little Feet: Grandpa, Grandma, Baby, and Mother: a family in Esperanza’s neighborhood
Bum man: a drunkard outside the local tavern
Gloria: Nenny’s friend
Nun: the nun in charge of the canteen at Esperanza’s school
Sister Superior: the nun in charge at Esperanza’s school
The Family of Little Feet
Esperanza describes the small feet of a family in her neighborhood. The mother of that family gives Esperanza, Rachel, and Lucy three pairs of old high-heeled shoes.
Because the mother has small feet, the shoes fit the girls perfectly. They put on the shoes and take off their socks to reveal their legs....
(The entire section is 1068 words.)