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The House on Mango Street Chapter Summary & Analysis - Darius & the Clouds Summary

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Darius & the Clouds Summary

Esperanza realizes that there is little beauty in her neighborhood. There are no flowers, butterflies, and even sky. However, one little boy in the area, Darius, who is known as being a fool and hating school, constantly looks up to the clouds. One day, however, he looks to the sky and says that the clouds are beautiful, and quite simply, that they look like God. Nobody disagrees.

Darius & the Clouds Analysis

Sometimes it takes outside eyes to force you to see reality. While Esperanza and her friends and family are internally convinced that nothing of value, nothing beautiful, exists on Mango Street, young foolish Darius differs in opinion. Like many classic literary tales, there is often the fool, the blind man, or the soothsayer who is shunned, yet truly elicits truth and beauty in life. In most Shakespearean plays, there...

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