Esperanza Rising


the first paragraph on page 8 says the esperanza would like to live at el rancho de las rosas with her mama and papa for ever. why does she feel the way?

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Esperanza's early childhood is idyllic. They grow several different kinds of fruits on their large farm, el Rancho de las Rosas. As Esperanza and Papa walk through their vineyards, in which the grapes are not quite ripe, Papa explains to his daughter that the land is alive. Esperanza and Papa lie down with their ears to the ground in order to listen to the earth. Esperanza imagines that she hears three hearts beating – hers, Papa’s, and the heart of the valley.