The House on Mango Street Persuasive Essay

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The House on Mango Street Persuasive Essay
Esperanza’s New Home
I would like to nominate Esperanza Codero and her family for the Extreme Makeover: Home Edition. Esperanza is a young Latino girl who is around the age of thirteen; Esperanza lives in a place called Mango Street, which is a very poor neighborhood, with her family in a nearly broken down house in which everybody has to share a room. I believe Esperanza deserves to be nominated because she has been through a great deal in The House on Mango Street. Esperanza deserves to be chosen for the show because she understands her situation and the fact that her parents cannot provide her with the essentials like a stable house and the things she wants.

There are a few reasons why Esperanza and her family Do Not deserve to be nominated for the show. One reason is that Esperanza and her family do not contribute to society thus they do not deserve to chosen for the show. A second reason why Esperanza doesn’t deserve to get be nominated is that Esperanza only wants a house because she feels embarrassed of the house that she has and wants one that she doesn’t have to be embarrassed about. A last reason is that Esperanza and her family might be one of the worst off in their neighborhood there are others who are still have worse living conditions. These are the reasons Esperanza and her family do not deserve to be chosen for the show. Despite all these reasons Esperanza deserves to be nominated for the show. You can tell a lot about Esperanza and her family’s socioeconomic status by looking at them and the others in the neighborhood. Their socioeconomic status is very much reflected in the condition of their house. You can begin to understand Esperanza’s family’s socioeconomic status by listening to the description of her house, “It’s small and red with tight steps in front and windows to small you’d think they were holding their breath. Bricks are crumbling in places, and the front door is so swollen...
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