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Esperanza Rising
Esperanza Rising
by Pam Muñoz Ryan

Esperanza Rising Learning Guide: Table of Contents

Introduction
Themes
Quotes
Perseverance
Perseverance Quotes
The Home
The Home Quotes
Justice and Judgment
Justice and Judgment Quotes
Society and Class
Society and Class Quotes
Poverty
Poverty Quotes
Principles
Principles Quotes
Dreams, Hopes, and Plans
Dreams, Hopes, and Plans Quotes
Visions of America
Visions of America Quotes
Prejudice
Prejudice Quotes
Chapter 1
Chapter 2
Chapter 3
Chapter 4
Chapter 5
Chapter 6
Chapter 7
Chapter 8
Chapter 9
Chapter 10
Chapter 11
Chapter 12
Chapter 13
Chapter 14
Brief Summary
Characters
Esperanza Ortega
Esperanza's Timeline
Miguel
Miguel's Timeline
Abuelita
Mama (Ramona Ortega)
Marta
Papa (Sixto Ortega)
Isabel
Tío Luis and Tío Marco
Minor Characters
Character Clues
Character Roles (Protagonist, Antagonist...)
Protagonist
Antagonist
GuideMentor
Foil
Analysis
Symbolism, Imagery, Allegory
Abuelita's Blanket
The Phoenix
The River
Setting
Narrator Point of View
Genre
Tone
Writing Style
What's Up With the Title?
What's Up With the Epigraph?
What's Up With the Ending?
Tough-o-Meter
Plot Analysis
Trivia
Allusions
Study Questions
Best of the Web
Module Quizzes
Module Flashcards
Quotes (What Was Said)
Quotes (What Was Said) Flashcards
Quotes (What Was Said) True or False
Themes (For the Most Part)
Themes (For the Most Part) Flashcards
Themes (For the Most Part) True or False
Symbols
Symbols Flashcards
Symbols True or False
Location, Location, Location
Location, Location, Location Flashcards
Location, Location, Location True or False
Fair? Who Said Life Was Fair?
Fair? Who Said Life Was Fair? Flashcards
Fair? Who Said Life Was Fair? True or False
Essay
Esperanza Rising
Current Events & Pop Culture
Challenges & Opportunities
Assignments & Activities
Characterization
Chew On This
Character Journal Entry
Facebook Plot Summary
Archetypes
Symbolism, Allusion, and Irony
Literary Devices
Adaptation
Why Should I Care?
Everything Esperanza: A Dramatic Presentation
Family Ties
To Strike, or not to strike? That is the question!
Discussion & Essay Questions
Reading Quizzes
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