Gender Roles In The House On Mango Street

Sandra Cisneros’s novel “The House On Mango Street” tells the story of Esperanza, a young Latina girl growing up in Chicago. Throughout the novel, Esperanza struggles with her identity and embodies many different femininities. She is torn between her desire to be seen as a lady and her need to be true to herself. The … Read more

Woman Hollering Creek Essay

Several of the stories in Woman Hollering Creek by Sandra Cisneros revolve around the theme of feminism and religion and their ability to create inner conflict. A few of the characters experience this inner conflict as a direct result of the societal pressures put on them by whom they live with, themselves, and beliefs, whether … Read more