House on Mango Street

Why does Esperanza feel guilty for picking Aunt Lupe for the game that the girls play ?


"Born bad"

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Like a typical child expressing guilt in the face of incurable suffering, Esmeralda blames herself- namely the choice to poke fun at Aunt Lupe's state in the imitation-guessing game she plays with Lucy and Rachel- for her aunt's long-anticipated death.