Read Sandra Cisnerosâ€™ The House on Mango Street and answer the following questions. Be sure to give strong, defensible support for your answers.
- Explain what role death has in this novel and what effect it has on Esperanza.
- Compare and contrast Esperanzaâ€™s relationship with her parents to other characters in the book.
- Why does Esperanza both seek and try to avoid sexual experiences.
- Why do you think Cisneros chooses to avoid using accents or slang in her narrative? What could have been gained or lost had she chose to do so?