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The House on Mango Street Chapter Summary & Analysis - Gil's Furniture Bought & Sold Summary

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Gil's Furniture Bought & Sold Summary

Nenny and Esperanza visit Gil's Used Furniture Store, where they peruse old secondhand items, furniture and just little throwaway items. Gil, the owner, is an elderly black man, who walks through the store, silently monitoring everything that goes on within his jurisdiction. He sometimes scares Esperanza; however, Nenny is unafraid to ask him questions. She inquires about an old music box. Yet, after their discussion, just as Nenny reaches inside her pockets for some change, Gil tells her that it is not for sale.

Gil's Furniture Bought & Sold Analysis

Gil's furniture shop can be likened to a candy store in the old fashioned all American movie. It is dark and full of exciting and unknown things. All of the girls want to play with some items; all of them are intrigued by the inventory and owner. However, the...

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