i don't get that part because they they were talking about being attractive before that
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I have begun my own quiet war. Simple. Sure. I am the one who leaves the table like a man, without putting back the chair or picking up the plate. (35.5)
This is a gender quote. Esperanza believes the she has no feminine power of her own, so she decides to play with the different gender roles and take on the manerisms of a man.
The House on Mango Street
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