Pam Muñoz Ryan

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  • Esperanza As A Cultural Melting Pot

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    States of America is a cultural melting pot; as a result, there are many stories of those who have immigrated into the land. Pam Munoz Ryan has written a story similar to other’s who ventured into California, in Esperanza Rising. Her focus is her own grandmother’s life and experience as an immigrant from Mexico in the 1900’s. By using the characterization literary device Ryan conveys the importance of family through the protagonist’s growth in the story. There are many people who may live a comfortable