“The House on Mango Street” by Mexican-American writer Sandra Cisneros was first published in 1984. It is a coming-of-age novel that became very popular for its highly admirable writing style.
The book tells the story of the central character Esperanza Cordero. She happens to be a young Latina girl. The novel portrays her life growing up in Chicago with Chicanos and Puerto Ricans. Esperanza eventually determines to leave her impoverished Latino neighborhood.
Ready Reference Treatise: The House on Mango StreetCopyright
Chapter One: Introduction
Chapter Two: Writing Style
Chapter Three: Plot Overview
Chapter Four: Major Characters
Chapter Five: Complete Summary
Chapter Six: Thematic Analysis