Esperanza Rising - Study Guide Chapter 6 Summary & Analysis

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As the family arrives at their new home, Marta jumps out of the truck and starts talking in English, pointing at Esperanza, and laughing with her friends. Esperanza feels very uncomfortable, not being used to this kind of ridicule. As they are shown their extremely meager cabin, Esperanza continues to loudly complain that there is not enough room, everything smells like onions, and they will be living like horses. In the adjacent room, Hortensia and Alfonso hear her and stop talking. So, Mama shuts the door, sits Esperanza down on a creaky cot and begins to explain to her that they made the choice to be here, and they must make the best of it. It is better, she tells her, than being with Tio Luis, and also that she has the choice of being happy or not being happy. Esperanza vows that she will try to...

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