A Rice Sandwich by Sandra Cisneros LITERARY FOCUS: THE NARRATOR A narrator is the teller of a story. When you begin reading a story, look for clues. In hardcover for the first time--on the tenth anniversary of its initial publication--the greatly admired and bestselling book about a young girl growing. The House on Mango Street - Free download as PDF File .pdf) or read online for free. the house on mango street, lesforgesdessalles.info
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ing a lot. Each time it seemed there'd be one more of us. By the time we got to Mango Street we were six—Mama,. Papa, Carlos, Kiki, my sister. By the time we got to Mango Street we were six-Mama,. Papa, Carlos, Kiki, my sister Nenny and me. The house on Mango Street is ours, and we don't have. The House on Mango Street by Sandra Cisneros Contents Introduction The House on Mango Street Hairs Boys & Girls My Name.
LitFlash The eBooks you want at the lowest prices. Remember me on this computer. But lunch time came finally and I got to get in line with the stay-at-school kids. Okay, okay, my mother says after three days of this. Identify the type of narrator in each of these passages. Download our Spring Fiction Sampler Now.
This is no good, she says, till Sister Superior gives the okay.
Go upstairs and see her. And so I went. I had to wait for two kids in front of me to get hollered at, one because he did something in class, the other because Re-read lines 36— My turn came and I stood in front of the big desk kind of school the writer attends.
It went like this: Pause at line Why or because she lives too far away and she gets why not? As you can see she is very skinny.
I hope to God she does not faint. Thanking you, Mrs. You live across the boulevard. Not even. Three maybe. Three long blocks away from here. I bet I can see your house from my 60 window. Which one? Come here. Which one is your house? And then she made me stand up on a box of books Pause at line Boulevard is a word borrowed from and point. That one? Esperanza gives us a reason Then she was sorry and said I could stay—just for for her crying at the end of the story lines 65— What today, not tomorrow or the day after—you go home.
And may be another reason she cries lines 71—73? I said yes and could I please have a Kleenex—I had to blow 70 my nose. In the canteen, which was nothing special, lots of boys and girls watched while I cried and ate my sandwich, the bread already greasy and the rice cold.
But how did you find out? The story gives you clues in the form of first-person pronouns that Esperanza uses to refer to herself. Re-read lines 32—35 to find all four clues. Write those Literary Skills Analyze the pronouns on the lines below. Clue 1: Clue 2: Clue 3: Clue 4: How does Esperanza persuade her mother to write the note so she can eat in the canteen too?
Does Esperanza enjoy eating in the canteen? The narrator is a schoolgirl who lives details show that Mrs. Moreno is sympathetic, car- close to the school. The narrator is a character in ing, and loving. Her words reveal that she is hope- Page 75 ful, practical, imaginative.
Then he asks her to go to a movie. Possible response: Moreno shows her love for Yollie by using her sav- ings to buy her daughter some new clothes. Sample answer: Answers will vary. Sample response: She cries because she is disap- Actions: She walked back to the living room and pointed. The canteen is not special, and Esperanza cried.
Thoughts and Feelings: Even the nuns laughed Clue 1: I Clue 3: Moreno is humorous, loving, Comprehension page 78 down-to-earth. Esperanza, a girl who attends a Catholic school 2. Sometimes heartbreaking, sometimes deeply joyous, this novel depicts a new American landscape through its multiple characters.
Sandra Cisneros is a poet, short story writer, novelist and essayist whose work explores the lives of the working-class. This little book has made a great space for itself on the shelf of American literature. And lucky future readers. This funny, beautiful book will always be with us. She is not only a gifted writer, but an absolutely essential one. She communicates all the rapture and rage of growing up in a modern world.
Like the best of poetry, it opens the windows of the heart without a wasted word. Her work is sensitive, alert, nuanceful. Read An Excerpt.
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