The House on Mango Street - Study Guide And Some More Summary & Analysis

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And Some More Summary

Rachel, Lucy, Nenny, and Esperanza look up into the sky and discuss the different names for clouds, from cumulous to nimbus. They discuss the different names, they claim, the Eskimos have for snow. From the names for snow to the names for clouds, Esperanza falls into a great argument with her two friends. They call each other names, until Lucy and Rachel tell Nenny that they are never coming over to the house again to play. The two sets of sisters argue, calling each other names.

And Some More Analysis

Often silly little arguments are the root of disagreement and long time severance of relationships. This chapter may foreshadow future disagreements between the set of friends. However, as the book continues, Lucy and Rachel do in fact remain friends with Esperanza and Nenny. Yet, this chapter illustrates a growing discord between the four...

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