Analysis Of ' The House On Mango Street '
Rebellion of Gender Roles
Sandra Cisneros’ novel, The House on Mango Street contrasts representations of men and women, in order to explore the choices of the young protagonist, Esperanza. The novel is centralized around the women, their roles within the story and their positions within the culture, while the men, except, perhaps Esperanza’s father, are undeveloped and are stereotypically presented as representatives of machismo culture. The story, a series of vignettes from the perspective of this