Question: English & Literature

What does Esperanza mean when she says, "I have decided not to grow up tame like the others who lay their necks on the threshold waiting for the ball and chain"?
In English & Literature | Asked by bookragstutor
Asked from the The House on Mango Street study pack

She means that she will not be a statistic and end up like everyone else around her. She wants more for herself and she sees a way to make that happen.

MHood2 | 1457 days ago