From 11:00PM PDT on Friday, July 1 until 5:00AM PDT on Saturday, July 2, the Shmoop engineering elves will be making tweaks and improvements to the site. That means Shmoop will be unavailable for use during that time. Thanks for your patience!
We have changed our privacy policy. In addition, we use cookies on our website for various purposes. By continuing on our website, you consent to our use of cookies. You can learn about our practices by reading our privacy policy.
© 2016 Shmoop University, Inc. All rights reserved.
The House on Mango Street

The House on Mango Street

  

by Sandra Cisneros

The House on Mango Street Chapter 43 Summary

A House of My Own

  • Esperanza dreams of having a house of her own. It won't be a man's house – a husband's or a daddy's. And it won't be an apartment. It will be a whole house, all to herself.
  • The house will be a clean space for Esperanza to create – "clean as paper before the poem" (43.2).

People who Shmooped this also Shmooped...

Advertisement