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The House on Mango Street

The House on Mango Street


by Sandra Cisneros

Discussion & Essay Questions

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  1. Write an essay arguing whether or not Esperanza’s identity changes over the course of the novel. Do you see a difference in the way she presents herself in the first chapter and the last? What has changed?