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Analyzing Sandra Cisneros Eleven

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After reading “Eleven” by Sandra Cisneros, it can be safely said that Rachel has been affected by the situation with the red sweater. The whole situation ruined Rachel’s eleventh birthday, making it a very unhappy birthday indeed. Being mistaken for the owner of the red seater drove poor Rachel to tears, right in front of her class, which embarrassed Rachel greatly, as it would any child of only eleven years old. This is true for multiple reasons. First, Rachel states outright that she doesn’t want to be eleven. On the day of the incident with the red sweater, Rachel wishes that she “was one hundred and two instead of eleven because if [Rachel] was one hundred and two [she’d] have known what to say when Mrs. Price put the red sweater on [her]
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