House on Mango Street

in the monkey garden how is the notion of the garden of eden application to this vignetter

how is it the same?

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The Monkey Garden is extremely important for Esperanza because it is one place where she can feel safe to hide from the boys. However, when playing with Sally there one day, the boys find them and rape Esperanza. This horrific violence in what was previously a wonderful place of non-alienation is akin to the fall of Adam and Eve in the Garden of Eden.