The House on Mango Street
by Sandra Cisneros
The House on Mango Street Chapter 12 Summary
Those Who Don't
- The narrator makes fun of people who think she and her neighbors are dangerous.
- She says that she and her friends aren't afraid of the tough-looking guys in the neighborhood – she knows them all by name.
- The narrator feels safe in her neighborhood, in which everyone is "brown." But when she and her neighbors venture into another neighborhood of a different color, they get scared too.