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Unformatted text preview: Esperanza Rising 04/10/2010 15:45:00 Prequote 1: He who falls today may rise tomorrow. Prequote 2: The rich person is richer when he becomes poor than the poor person when he becomes rich. Mexican proverbs 1: Our land is alive, Esperanza 2: Esperanza and her father can feel the beating of the land 8: Esperanza hopes that she can live with her Mama and Father forever 9: bleeding and where is father foreshadows 22: her father dies early again (pattern) Chapter 2- lots of gender and social roles Miguel and esp cant get married Esp cant explore the property like Miguel because she is a girl 34- the roses drop their pedals right after the marriage proposal Rosehips contain the plants memory and when you drink the tea you enjoy all its beauty 42- The Ranch of the Roses, they are the Rosas 44- nothing left inside for someday 46- Tio Luis digs his spurs into the horse, shows cruelty to animals reflects people 51- mountains and valleys of knitting symbolize lifes difficulties 57- figs=grief/resentment 67- Esperanza worries if the peasants and beggars will steal her things...
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This note was uploaded on 02/20/2011 for the course ENG 80K taught by Professor Wright during the Spring '11 term at University of California, Berkeley.
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