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House onMango StreetPresentationBy: Aurrie, John, and AlexPgs. 64-75
Table of Contents 1.   Literary Element 2.   Grammatical Choices 3.   Structural Elements 4.   Purpose 5.   Personal ...
Literary Elements   In ‘’The House on Mango Street’’ Cisneros’ uses a    series of different literary devices. For Exampl...
Grammatical Choices
Structural Elements   During the three vignettes Cisneros uses compare and    contrast. She keeps the vignettes similar b...
Structural Elements Continued   In ‘’The First Job’’ Esperanza tried to make her life    better by getting , but this onl...
Purpose
Personal Connections
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  1. 1. House onMango StreetPresentationBy: Aurrie, John, and AlexPgs. 64-75
  2. 2. Table of Contents 1. Literary Element 2. Grammatical Choices 3. Structural Elements 4. Purpose 5. Personal Connections
  3. 3. Literary Elements In ‘’The House on Mango Street’’ Cisneros’ uses a series of different literary devices. For Example, she uses sound devices, figurative language, symbolism, and imagery. Examples: Simile. ‘’…she was pretty like my mother(Pg.70) Alliteration: ‘’…crumples like a coat and cries.(Pg.68) Symbolism: The writing on Pg.74 was a symbol for freedom. Imagery: ‘’Good to look at. In her Joan Crawford dress and swimmer’s legs.
  4. 4. Grammatical Choices
  5. 5. Structural Elements During the three vignettes Cisneros uses compare and contrast. She keeps the vignettes similar by speaking about endless hardships. Compare: Examples: ‘’The First Job.’’ Esperanaza went to work and was sexually harassed. ‘’Papa who wakes up tired in the dark.’’ Esperanza’s Aubuelo(Grandfather) Dies and her Papa takes it hard. ‘’Born bad.’’ Esperanza and her sister made fun of her aunt who died later that day. Contrast: Each of the vignettes have a specific meaning or message to convey to the readers.
  6. 6. Structural Elements Continued In ‘’The First Job’’ Esperanza tried to make her life better by getting , but this only creates another problem for her. In ‘’Papa Who Wakes Up Tired in the Dark,’’ she allows her readers to see that her dad, whos supposed to be brave , broke down crying and she had no idea what she was supposed to do because she was only a child.
  7. 7. Purpose
  8. 8. Personal Connections

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