Book Review-The House On Mango Street (By Sandra Cisneros)

The House On Mango Street is a book that follows a girl named Esperanza. Sandra Cisneros writes many vignettes about Esperanza's life. Esperanza has many hardships in her life, including creepy men, financial issues with her family, and friendship troubles. Esperanza has a complicated life. It all started when she moved into her house on Mango St., and …

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Fitting In

A situation where I felt that I didn't fit in was when my sister won her championship game (for basketball). As everyone ran to the court and hugged eachother I was just standing there awkwardy, even the parents were taking pictures. I don't know the other basketball girls so that made it even more awkward. …

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Gender Roles and Expectations

Note: this post might not be agreeable with everyone, so if you read something you don't agree with please don't be angry and just stop reading! (Please don't leave rude comments! )   🙂 I think that girls and boys may need to be raised differently at some times. Girls grow up and mature in different …

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Growth, Maturity and Sexuality

How is growing into a teenage body (physically, mentally and emotionally) like moving into a new house/apartment? When my legs grow, sometimes I don't notice it, but when I do, I am always suprised. One night when I was stretching; I put my head to my knee and I saw how long my legs were …

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Friendship, Neighborhood, Home

I think that living in a house that my family owns is different that than living in a house that my family rents because a landlord/lady can evict people who rent the house. I'm not saying that renting a house is bad...There are pros and cons to living in a house you own v.s. renting …

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