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The House on Mango Street

The House on Mango Street


by Sandra Cisneros

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The House on Mango Street


1.  How is the House on Mango Street different from the narrator's previous homes?
2.  Why did they leave Loomis?
3.  Describe the house on Mango Street.
4.  Who embarrasses the narrator about where she lives?


1.  They own it, they don’t pay rent
2.  The water pipes broke
3.  Small, red, tight steps in front, small windows, crumbling brick, front door is swollen, no front yard, garage out back, stairs in the house that are ordinary
4.  A nun