The House on Mango Street Essay | The House on Mango Street, Growing Up

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The House on Mango Street, Growing Up

Summary: Explores themes from Sandra Cisneros' novel, The House on Mango Street. Details how Esperanza shows how difficult it is to go from girlhood to womanhood. Describes how bad decisions can affect a young woman in the future.
"I'm not a girl, not yet a woman," sang by Brittany Spears explains how many young women feel today. In the novel, The House on Mango Street, the girls that live there get confused about growing. Nobody told them about how they should grow up. They were not told when to grow up. They choose when they would grow up. By doing this they had a harder time growing up. In Sandra Cisneros' novel The House on Mango Street, Esperanza shows how difficult to go from girlhood to womanhood is.

When girls grow up too fast, they lose a part of their childhood. Throughout the novel, younger girls are making attempts to grow up before they should. In the vignette Hips, Esperanza, her younger sister Nenny, her friends Rachel and Lucy are playing jump rope. While the girls are jumping rope, they start...

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