Esperanza has some trouble accepting her new station in life. What examples in the text show these difficulties?
Esperanza doesn’t hide her disappointment in their new home, including the public toilets and the tiny cabin they must share. Students should have little trouble identifying the descriptions of how everything Esperanza sees for the first time, making it clear that it’s even worse than she expected. They might have more difficulty identifying some of the less direct ways she refuses to accept her new life. One such example occurs in the Las Cebollas chapter when Isabel asks her about her wealthy life back in Mexico. Esperanza responds with a lie, telling Isabel that she...
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