In "Boys & Girls," Esperanza describes herself as "a balloon tied to an anchor."  What are the connotations of this metaphor, and what does it tell you about Esperanza?
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Answered by Aslan
Esperanza wants to fly and explore her limitless potential. The anchor of her family and culture keeps her grounded on Mango street. There are too many questions here for this space. You might try submitting them one at a time.