"The House on Mango Street" and "Woman Hollering Creek" and Other Stories

"The House on Mango Street" and "Woman Hollering Creek" and Other Stories

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This concise supplement to Cisneros' The House on Mango Street & Woman Hollering Creek helps students delve into both story collections, highlighting the wide, encompassing and vibrant lives of Latinas of all ages, from Mexican villas to the barrios of Chicago, and places in between.show more

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  • Paperback | 112 pages
  • 134.6 x 209.3 x 6.9mm | 139.34g
  • John Wiley & Sons Inc
  • Hungry Minds Inc,U.S.
  • Foster City, United States
  • English
  • 076458653X
  • 9780764586538

Table of contents

Life and Background of the Author; Introduction to Cisneros' Work; Critical Commentaries: The House on Mango Street; PART ONE: The House on Mango Street; Hairs; Boys & Girls; My Name; PART TWO: Cathy Queen of Cats; Our Good Day; Laughter; Gil's Furniture Bought & Sold; Meme Ortiz; Louie, His Cousin & His Other Cousin; PART THREE: Marin; Those Who Don't; There Was an Old Woman She Had So Many Children She Didn't Know What to Do; Alicia Who Sees Mice; PART FOUR: Darius and the Clouds; And Some More; The Family of Little Feet; A Rice Sandwich; Chanclas; PART FIVE: Hips; The First Job; Papa Who Wakes Up Tired in the Dark; Born Bad; Elenita, Cards, Palm, Water; PART SIX: Geraldo No Last Name; Edna's Ruthie; The Earl of Tennessee; Sire; Four Skinny Trees; PART SEVEN: No Speak English; Rafaela Who Drinks Coconut & Papaya Juice on Tuesdays; Sally; Minerva Writes Poems; Bums in the Attic; PART EIGHT: Beautiful & Cruel; A Smart Cookie; What Sally Said; The Monkey Garden; Red Clowns; PART NINE: Linoleum Roses; The Three Sisters; Alicia & I Talking on Edna's Steps; A House of My Own; Mango Street Says Goodbye Sometimes; Critical Commentaries: "Woman Hollering Creek" and Other Stories; My Lucy Friend Who Smells Like Corn: My Lucy Friend Who Smells Like Corn; Eleven; Salvador Late or Early; Mexican Movies; Barbie - Q; 'Mericans; Tepeyac; One Holy Night: One Holy Night; My Tocaya; There Was a Man, There Was a Woman - Part One: Woman Hollering Creek; The Marlboro Man; La Fabuloso: A Texas Operetta; Remember the Alamo; There Was a Man, There Was a Woman - Part Two: Never Marry a Mexican; Bread; Eyes of Zapata; There Was a Man, There Was a Woman - Part Three: Anguiano Religious Articles; Little Miracles, Kept Promises; Los Boxers; There Was a Man, There Was a Woman; There Was a Man, There Was a Woman - Part Four: Tin Tan Tan; Bien Pretty; Character Analyses; Critical Essays; CliffsNotes Review; CliffsNotes Resource Center; Index.show more

About Mary K.Patterson Thornburg

Mary Patterson Thornburg attended Holy Names College, Spokane, WA, and took her undergraduate degree from Montana State University. She holds the M.A. and the Ph.D. from Ball State Univerrsity, where she taught English until 1998; she lives with her husband, Thomas Thornburg, in Montana.show more

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