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The House on Mango Street

Sandra Cisneros

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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.

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