Sandra Cisneros 'House On Mango Street'

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Are you living the American dream? The house on Mango Street by Sandra Cisneros involves a little girl who wants to live the American Dream. The narrator Esperanza a Mexican-American girl growing up in a poor Chicago dreams of living the American life. But she has a few obstacles in her way, poverty, no family, and education. First of all, poverty was such a huge problem back in the 1980’s. “We were using the washroom next door and carrying water in empty milk gallons” (Doc A). The water was probably not the cleanest which later on could lead to the spread of sickness. I can’t imagen how hard it was for these people to do this every single day, I’m not sure if I would have been able to do that. “Bricks are crumbling in places, and the front
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