“The House on Mango Street” by Mexican-American writer Sandra Cisneros was first published in 1984. It is a coming-of-age novel that became very popular for its highly admirable writing style.
The book tells the story of the central character Esperanza Cordero. She happens to be a young Latina girl. The novel portrays her life growing up in Chicago with Chicanos and Puerto Ricans. Esperanza eventually determines to leave her impoverished Latino neighborhood.
Ready Reference Treatise: The House on Mango StreetCopyright
Chapter One: Introduction
Chapter Two: Writing Style
Chapter Three: Plot Overview
Chapter Four: Major Characters
Chapter Five: Complete Summary
Chapter Six: Thematic Analysis
About the Author
Raja Sharma is a retired college lecturer. He has taught English Literature to University students for more than two decades. His students are scattered all over the world, and it is noticeable that he is in contact with more than ninety thousand of his students.