Woman Hollering Creek and Other Stories | Literature Criticism Critical Essay by L. M. Lewis

This literature criticism consists of approximately 17 pages of analysis & critique of Woman Hollering Creek and Other Stories.
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Critical Essay by L. M. Lewis

SOURCE: Lewis, L. M. “Ethnic and Gender Identity: Parallel Growth in Sandra Cisneros' Woman Hollering Creek.Short Story 2, no. 2 (fall 1994): 69-78.

In the following essay, Lewis classifies the stories in Woman Hollering Creek into three groups and asserts that the stories in the collection concern minority women who “find themselves confronting an external, dominant set of values.”

Sandra Cisneros once characterized the stories in The House on Mango Street as “lazy poems” (“Do You Know Me?” 79). The collection is surely more crafted than lazy, but her latest collection, Woman Hollering Creek and Other Stories, grows dynamically beyond it in form and in theme. According to one account, Mango Street [The House on Mango Street] portrays only “two types of...

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