House On Mango Street Analysis

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House on Mango Street: No Speak English In "No speak English" there’s a woman called Mamacita. Mamacita is fat and doesn’t leave her house. Some people think that she doesn’t leave her house because she’s too fat. Others think that she doesn’t leave her house because of the stairs. But Esperanza thinks that she is afraid of speaking English. "No speak English" by Sandra Cisneros, gender and race plays a negative role in Mamacita's mindset and behavior about moving to America because she doesn't know how to speak English and her husband is upset that she refuses to learn and speak it. Mamacita’s race has a negative effect on her happiness in America because her husband forced her to speak English. In “No Speak English”, Cisneros
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