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    Only Daughter by Sandra Cisneros The short story about Sandra Cisneros being the only daughter was about her herself and her family. In the beginning‚ Sandra talks about how she could have written her own contributors note for an anthology she was part of in more than one way and she chose to write it another. She writes a lot because of her father‚ and from what I understood her whole writing career she’s just tried to get his respect out of it. Yes‚ he’s glad she went to college but what’s her

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    2014 Compare and Contrast Sandra Cisneros’s essay‚ “Only Daughter” is an autobiography about being raised in a family of six brothers‚ and how she is desperate for her dad to accept her for whom she is‚ and what she has become‚ a writer. “When he was finally finished after what seemed like hours‚ my father looked up and asked: where can we get more copies of this for the relatives?”(114). In this quote‚ Cisneros’ dad really shows how proud he feels towards his daughter and how much he enjoyed her

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    essay‚ “Only Daughter”‚ the author Sandra Cisneros expresses her struggles as being the only daughter in a Mexican family of six sons and how these facts have affected her life and made her the person she is today. Sandra Cisneros mentions “I am the only daughter in a family of six sons. That explains everything.” Being the only girl in a large family has‚ in a way‚ forced Sandra to spend time alone with herself because Sandra’s brothers would not spend time with Sandra. This allowed Sandra to spend

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    Title: Only Daughter Author: Sandra Cisneros Bio: Sandra was born in Chicago‚ Illinois in December 20‚ 1954. She was the only daughter in a poor Mexican family of 6 brothers. Being the only girl caused her to isolate herself and look to reading and writing as a form communication for herself. Her first novel was “The House on Mango Street” which deals with growing up in Chicago as a Latino. She received several award including the “Before Columbus American Book Award” and two “National Endowment

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    Karely Espinoza Précis Ap English April 30‚ 2013 Narrative- “Only Daughter” by Sandra Cisneros In “Only Daughter‚” Sandra describes her struggled life of being an only daughter of a Mexican-American family with six sons. She uses Spanish words to explain her family’s background and tradition. She explains how she accomplished her goal because of father wanting her to get married. She explains her life with past and recent events. Description- “Words left Unspoken” by Leah Hager Cohen

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    Cofer‚ and “Only Daughter‚” written by Sandra Cisneros. Both female Hispanic authors talk about how they divided their childhood between two countries and the meaning of being a woman in their cultures. They also describe family structures and relationships between parents and children in an immigrant family. Judith Ortiz Cofer was born in the small town of Hormigueros‚ Puerto Rico. She came to the U.S with her parents and they settled in Paterson‚ New Jersey. Similar to Cisneros‚ she had a

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    Norma E. Davis English 2293 Steven G. Kellman December 6‚ 2011 El Titulo‚ The Title: Translation in Sandra Cisneros’s Caramelo According to Bill Johnson Gonzales Through His Article “The Politics of Translation in Sandra Cisneros’s Caramelo: Translation‚ Defamiliarization‚ Ethics” Prologue: Memories‚ Recuerditos de la Guerita Normita‚ Como me Decían en Mexico A Reaction to Caramelo: Memories Repressed and Reborn Though I am aware that this is not a creative writing assignment‚ I cannot help but

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    Sandra Cisneros‚ an award winning novelist base all of her short stories on the two cultures which she has grown up in and now call her heritage‚ American and Mexican. The merge of these two cultures play a significant role in the plot and setting of her stories. My Lucy friend who smells like corn‚ Eleven‚ Mexican Movies‚ Barbie Q and Mericans are just of few of Sandra stories in which she merges both the American and Mexican culture. In “My Lucy friend who smells like cheese‚” Cisneros describe

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    Japanese-American Dwight Okita and Mexican-American Sandra Cisneros were both greatly influenced by US culture. Okita’s "Response to Executive Order 9066" and Cisneros’s "Mericans" establish topics of American identity and family relationships. Both Okita’s poem and Cisneros’s short story share themes that American identity comes from merging cultures and supporting one another is important in family relationships. In "Mericans" by author Sandra Cisneros‚ the first sign of American Identity in the short

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    Jacob Ledford Professor Vasconcelos Hammock English 1102M 21 January 2012 Sandra Cisneros Sandra Cisneros was born the daughter of a Mexican-American mother and a Mexican immigrant father. She grew up as the only daughter of a family of 7 children. The family frequently moved back and forth between Chicago and Mexico and she never had much time to settle anywhere. Cisneros graduated from Loyola University in 1976 with a bachelor’s degree in English and eventually went on to obtain her master’s

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