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The House on Mango Street

by Sandra Cisneros

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Last Updated on July 29, 2019, by eNotes Editorial. Word Count: 58

Characterize the social constraints of the women in Esperanza's neighborhood, and describe how Esperanza both responds to and transcends the social forces in her environment.

Discuss the metaphor of the house in The House on Mango Street.

Discuss The House on Mango Street in relationship to the history of Mexican Americans in large cities of the United States.

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