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Esperanza Rising

Esperanza Rising


by Pam Muñoz Ryan

Esperanza Rising: Symbols True or False

1. What possession of Esperanza's reminds her that life is full of many obstacles? -> The roses from Papa's garden
2. What mythical creature rises from its own ashes to start a new life, just like Esperanza's family? -> A wizard
3. What symbol does Esperanza use to explain to Miguel that they are from two separate classes, and can never be together? -> A vineyard
4. What does the phrase "There is no rose without thorns" mean? -> Roses are thorny
5. What are the chapters in Esperanza Rising named for? -> The crops that Esperanza and her family harvest at different times of the year