House on Mango Street

What is the effect of connecting the snoring, the rain, and Mama's hair ?

chapter ; "Hairs"

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 As a little girl Esperanza has no room of her own. Her "own" space includes her father and her mother; they become symbols of safety for Esperanza. Her father's "snoring, the rain, and Mama's hair that smells like bread" remind her of security and innocence.