Cisneros Essay

Sort By:
Page 1 of 50 - About 500 essays
  • Good Essays

    Sandra Cisneros

    • 1542 Words
    • 7 Pages

    Sandra Cisneros, an author who is deeply inspired by her Mexican American heritage. This inspiration is clearly shown throughout every one of her writing pieces such as “Salvador Late or Early” and “Eleven”. Both short-stories focus on adolescents with a mature mindset and adult precision, and each story does a marvelous job portraying Cisneros constant writing style. “Salvador Late or Early” is focusing on a young boy, Salvador, with heavy burdens to carry on his shoulders, which is unfortunate

    • 1542 Words
    • 7 Pages
    Good Essays
  • Better Essays

    frightening to some and enlightening to others. Although times have changed, Sandra Cisneros’ stories about Mexican-American women provide a cultural division within itself that reflects in a recent time. The cultural themes in Cisneros’s stories highlight the struggle of women who identify with Mexican-American heritage and the struggle in terms of living up to Mexican culture – as a separate ethnic body. The women in Sandra Cisneros’ stories are struggling with living up to identities assigned to them, while

    • 1459 Words
    • 6 Pages
    Better Essays
  • Decent Essays

    Sandra Cisneros Analysis

    • 1100 Words
    • 5 Pages

    Sandra Cisneros is an influential, activist poet who is engaged in teaching the Chicano community and is a strong voice for the Latino community through her writing. Cisneros has a Mexican father and a Chicana mother which made her part of the two different communities. Cisneros’s work is often influenced by her observations of the people in her community and her writings include many different types of communities. In “His Story” and “Woman Hollering Creek” communities of women influence Sandra

    • 1100 Words
    • 5 Pages
    Decent Essays
  • Decent Essays

    Readers of Sandra Cisneros are able to identify major themes throughout her work. She makes these themes evident because growing up she experienced some of the feelings and emotions that her characters do, which is why she is able to write with such passion. Displacement and isolation are two themes that Cisneros makes evident in her work. Readers will see these themes in Woman Hollering Creek, ‘Mericans, and Eleven. In Woman Hollering Creek isolation and displacement play a big part in the main

    • 992 Words
    • 4 Pages
    Decent Essays
  • Decent Essays

    essay, “The Storyteller,” Sandra Cisneros describes different aspects that happened throughout her life. For example, she talks about family traditions, her independence, how her father didn’t agree with her decision to become a writer. Cisneros also describes about how passionate she is about her writing and how she was a teacher. Her father wanted her to be a weather girl on television or get married and have babies. Even with all the criticism of her father Cisneros still managed to live her life

    • 543 Words
    • 3 Pages
    Decent Essays
  • Better Essays

    Sandra Cisneros Biography

    • 1547 Words
    • 7 Pages

    Sandra Cisneros is a Latina novelist who was born on December 20, 1954, in Chicago, Illinois. She is one of seven children and she is the only female child. Cisneros’ father left Mexico and came to America to make a new life. Her mother was Chicana and worked in factories, while her father upholstered furniture to make ends meet (Charters P.183). Her Parents did not make a lot of money and with seven mouths to feed money was very tight, she grew up very poor. The Cisneros family also moved around

    • 1547 Words
    • 7 Pages
    Better Essays
  • Good Essays

    Sandra Cisneros' Writing Essay

    • 1278 Words
    • 6 Pages
    • 2 Works Cited

    Writing in the 20th century was great deal harder for a Chicano then it was for a typical American at this time. Although that did not stop this author, Sandra Cisneros. One of her famous novels, Woman Hollering Creek was a prime example of how a combined culture: Mexican-Americans, could show their pride and identity in this century. In conjunction, gave the opportunity for women to speak their voice and forever change the culture of Latino/a markets. Not only did it express identity/gender roles

    • 1278 Words
    • 6 Pages
    • 2 Works Cited
    Good Essays
  • Satisfactory Essays

    Sandra Cisneros My Name

    • 600 Words
    • 3 Pages

    “My Name” by Sandra Cisneros is a short excerpt from her book The House on Mango Street (1984). In this excerpt, Cisneros narrator is a girl named Esperanza, who is telling us that her name reminds her of a lot of negatives things, including who she inherited it from. Esperanza is trying to convince us that her name is a terrible name, which is built up of negativity and bad history. She state that she was named after her great-grandmother, who was born in the Chinese year of the horse, which they

    • 600 Words
    • 3 Pages
    Satisfactory Essays
  • Decent Essays

    the grandmother passes away, the rebozo is passed down to Celaya, and she treasures this item just as her grandmother did. In the novel Caramelo, by Sandra Cisneros, Cisneros utilizes the symbols of the caramelo rebozo in order to signify destiny, truth and lies, and fights to show the family and its members’ relationships and traditions. Cisneros uses each of these significances in order to show multiple people and events describe a theme. The caramelo rebozo is one of the most important symbols of

    • 1385 Words
    • 6 Pages
    Decent Essays
  • Decent Essays

    Sandra Cisneros’ use of literary elements, such as tone, repetition, and figurative language, causes the reader to that it takes a long time to grow up. Cisneros benefits from her usage of tone to show how Rachel, the main character, struggles with growing up and to help readers relate to her. Rachel describes that “when you wake up you expect to feel eleven, but you don’t” (Cisneros 1). Explaining how she doesn’t feel a year older on her birthday, she says that she expects to get the sensation

    • 573 Words
    • 3 Pages
    Decent Essays
Previous
Page12345678950