• House on Mango Street Review
    describes Mamacita as having a need to stay in the house all the time because she can’t speak English; even further, because she stays in the house all day she is sad and often fights with the man she lives with. Cisneros also exposes Esperanza’s father’s choice to never eat ham and eggs again...
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  • House on Mango Street
    , The House on Mango Street, the vignette on page 76, No speak English, demonstrates three perfect themes of how immigrants were scared to lose their culture, identity, and native language. The settler in this vignette, whom was nicknamed, Mamacita, did not want to learn how to speak English...
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  • A New Experience
    In class we read four stories about immigrants and their experiences. Out of all the stories the one that touched me and I could relate to the most was "No Speak English" by Sandra Cisneros. Mamacita is the main character in this story. She is the new comer, "immigrant", in the new city...
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  • The Sexist Prejudices Affecting Women in the House on Mango Street
    continues, “Ay, she says, she is sad. Oh he says, Not again. Cuándo, cuándo, cuándo? She asks. Ay, caray! We are are home. This is home. Here I am and here I stay. Speak English. Speak English. Christ” (Cisneros 78). Mamacita and her son are examples of eternal fight for the unity of two different worlds...
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  • Mango Street and the Struggles to Achive the American Dream
    women. The first stuggle that latinos have to overcome when they come here is the language barrier. Something that mamacita in "No speak english" does not understand. Mamacita is a women who doesn't want to change her lifestyle to the american way. She only knows a few words and like many...
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  • Lear
    Mexican ethnicity lies in her desperation to belong. In the character of Mamacita, Esperanza witnesses how one woman’s Mexican ethnicity shuts her off from the world. Esperanza states, “but I believe she doesn’t come out because she is afraid to speak EnglishMamacita, who does not belong, every once...
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  • Gbfgb
    girl according to Esperanza. Esperanza and Lucy parade around the neighborhood in high heel shoes with her in the story "The Family of Little Feet." Mamacita In "No Speak English," Mamacita is the plump mother of a man across the street, a comic and V o I u m e Rafaela Rafaela stays indoors...
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  • Cultural Identity Paper
    not believe that one should have to change oneself to be able to fit in or be accepted. In Cisneros's work "No Speak English", Cisneros brings across a tone of sympathy. This sympathetic tone is formed with Mamacita in mind because of the pressure she is under from her husband who is trying to make...
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  • House on Mango Street
    doesn’t want to be forced to speak English. 3. Sandra Cisneros lets her opinion about Mamacita come through a little bit. “ No speak English, she says to the child who is singing in the language that sounds like tin. No speak English, no speak English, and bubbles in tears. No, no, no, as if she...
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  • texas identity
    this “Land of Opportunity.” Similarly, Texas exemplifies this attribute of the US, especially when immigration from Mexico is in the context. Therefore, when looking at what traits of Texas contribute to shape a Texan’s identity, authors, such as Sandra Cisneros in “No Speak English” as well as “My...
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  • Immigrant Experience
    . Which is shown through Esperanza’s neighbor, Mamacita, “[n]o speak English, she says to the child who is singing in the language that sounds like tin. No, no, no as if she can’t believe her ears” (Cisneros 78). She refuses to accept the fact that her child is not following in her footsteps with her...
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  • School
    student which in turn makes the other students laugh at him and judge him. The teacher should look passed the Indian boy’s appearance, his speech, and his clothing. Teachers should refrain from judging students by their external qualities. In Sandra Cisneros’ vignette, “No Speak English”, part of...
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  • The House on Mango Street: Society Through Family Life
    , The House on Mango Street by Sandra Cisneros, contains three families who exemplify the differences of raising children in that society to that of the present. The first example of family societal differences is Esperanza’s family. Esperanza comes from a very poor Mexican family. Her family lives...
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  • House on Mango Street Essay
    Chloe Stromberg Mrs. Reedng English Foundations II May 27th, 2013 The House on Mango Street by Sandra Cisneros The House on Mango Street by Sandra Cisneros is a coming of age novel of a young Mexican-American girl developing in a working class Chicago neighborhood. The author is much like the...
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  • World History
    Summer Reading Assignment Name: ____ __________________ 10th Grade The House on Mango Street Before returning to school next school year, you will need to read The House on Mango Street by Sandra Cisneros and complete this assignment. This organizer is intended to guide your...
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  • The House on Mango Street
    Sandra Cisneros’ book The House on Mango Street raises a number of issues that merit further discussion. In this essay, you are to choose a vignette and discuss an issue that is raised by the story. Then, relate the issue raised by the story to your own life. You need not agree with Cisneros’ take...
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  • Only Daughter
    and Sherman wanted to break through the idea that Indians are stupid. Both writers are now writers because no one believed they could be writers. Sandra Cisneros makes her story vivid through her diction. She writes in Spanish phrases commonly heard in her household, which allows the reader to feel...
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  • Guyg
    No Speak English The “No Speak Englishstory, written by Sandra Cisnerous, is a very amusing and relevant story for non-native speakers. It tells about a woman whose husband decides to move to the US to work on two jobs to ensure a happy, wealthy future for the family. He later brings his wife to...
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  • The Journey of Childhood
     The Journey of Childhood Sandra Cisneros creates a magnificent description of the struggles that children go through in her novel, Woman Hollering Creek. The children in her stories experience unfortunate events, which will affect their future. In “Eleven”, “Barbie Q” and “Mexicans” she tells...
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  • Ciseneros
    essay by the way we interpret the passages. The short excerpt by Sandra Cisneros, examines different passages from Mexican Americans. People have acquired knowledge through a terminology that described by James P. Gee as "discourse." "A socially accepted association among ways of using language, of...
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