House on Mango Street

How is esperanza like the trees in her yard?

What do they teach her?

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Esperanza identifies with the "four skinny trees" in her front yard. She feel that, like her, they do not belong . Despite the concrete around them, the still exist and persevere. Esperanza sees this as a lesson. Even thugh she feels like she does not belong, she keeps going.