The House on Mango Street
The House on Mango Street
by Sandra Cisneros

The House on Mango Street Learning Guide: Table of Contents

Introduction
Analysis
Symbolism, Imagery, Allegory
Houses
The Three Sisters
The Monkey Garden
Setting
Narrator Point of View
Genre
Tone
Writing Style
What's Up With the Title?
What's Up With the Ending?
Tough-o-Meter
Plot Analysis
Booker's Seven Basic Plots Analysis: Voyage and Return
Three Act Plot Analysis
Trivia
Steaminess Rating
Allusions
Brief Summary
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
Chapter 15
Chapter 16
Chapter 17
Chapter 18
Chapter 19
Chapter 20
Chapter 21
Chapter 22
Chapter 23
Chapter 24
Chapter 25
Chapter 26
Chapter 27
Chapter 28
Chapter 29
Chapter 30
Chapter 31
Chapter 32
Chapter 33
Chapter 34
Chapter 35
Chapter 36
Chapter 37
Chapter 38
Chapter 39
Chapter 40
Chapter 41
Chapter 42
Chapter 43
Chapter 44
Characters
Esperanza Cordero
Esperanza Cordero Timeline
Sally
Sally Timeline
Nenny Cordero
Mama and Papa
Alicia
Carlos and Keeky Cordero
Cathy
Lucy and Rachel
Aunt Lupe
Meme Ortiz
Minerva
Sire
Character Roles (Protagonist, Antagonist...)
Protagonist
Antagonist
GuideMentor
Foil
Tools of Characterization
Themes
Quotes
Identity
Identity Quotes
Dreams, Hopes, and Plans
Dreams, Hopes, and Plans Quotes
Society and Class
Society and Class Quotes
Innocence
Innocence Quotes
Gender
Gender Quotes
Women and Femininity
Women and Femininity Quotes
Foreignness and 'The Other'
Foreignness and 'The Other' Quotes
The Home
The Home Quotes
Family
Family Quotes
Friendship
Friendship Quotes
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
The Street is Lined with Fruity Pebbles
The Street is Lined with Fruity Pebbles Flashcards
The Street is Lined with Fruity Pebbles True or False
Esperanza, Why Don’t You Come to Your Senses?
Esperanza, Why Don’t You Come to Your Senses? Flashcards
Esperanza, Why Don’t You Come to Your Senses? True or False
Study Questions
Essay
Teaching The House on Mango Street
Current Events & Pop Culture
Assignments & Activities
Characterization
Chew On This
Character Journal Entry
Facebook Plot Summary
Archetypes
Symbolism, Allusion, and Irony
Literary Devices
Adaptation
Why Should I Care?
Adaptation and Performance of House on Mango Street
"My Name" Monologues
Cisneros's Goals: Does Mango Street Appeal to a Wide Audience?
Shmoop Amongst Yourselves
Discussion & Essay Questions
Reading Quizzes
Related Readings in Literature & History