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"The House on Mango Street"--A Review
A review of Sandra Cisneros' novel "The House on Mango Street ."
# 96339 | 1,206 words | 1 source | MLA | 2007 | US
Published on Jul 01, 2007 in Literature (American) , English (Analysis)

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This paper reviews Sandra Cisneros' novel, "The House on Mango Street", by focusing on the symbol of a house as presented in the book. According to the reviewer, a house is used as a symbol of comfort, freedom and self-expression instead of as a physical space. Quotes from the book are used to illustrate this thesis. The reviewer further examines the protagonist Esperanza and her views of a house. The author concludes that a house is a symbol of escape for Esperanza.

Sample of Sources Used:

  • Sandra Cisneros, The House on Mango Street (Houston: Arte Publico Press, 1985).

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