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Sandra Cisneros

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Overview

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Author

Sandra Cisneros

Year Published

1984

Type

Novel

Genre

Drama, Fiction

Perspective and Narrator

The House on Mango Street is told from the first-person point of view of the book's main character, Esperanza Cordero, who offers a child's guileless perspective on the complicated issues and experiences she faces.

Tense

The House on Mango Street is written in the present tense.

About the Title

The House on Mango Street refers to the house Esperanza's family buys in the first chapter of the book.

Summary

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