Character Analysis of Esperanza and Nenny in The House on Mango Street, a Novel by Sandra Cisneros
Esperanza and Nenny are two characters who play an important role in a book
called “House on Mango Street.” Esperanza and Nenny both share the same difference and similarities. Esperanza is a non fit in the world character. Esperanza is Mexican girl who is desperate to find a friend that is exactly like her and to change her name. Nenny is Esperanza’s little sister.
Nenny is a joyful and a tag along character. It is Esperanza’s responsibility to take care of Nenny. Nenny always hangs around with Esperanza which sometimes annoys and irritates Esperanza. The similarities between them two are that they both laugh at the same thing even though they don’t understand it. They both don’t like their Spanish name and want an English name. The differences are that they both
Esperanza and Nenny don’t look alike but inside their heart they both have the same feelings. There are tons of differences and similarities between them. The differences are that one is younger and the other one is older, they both look different, they both have different hairs, and they both have different opinions on each other. The similarities are that they both laugh at the same thing even though they don’t understand what it is.
They both hate their Spanish name and want an English name. They both think the same inside their heart. For example, Esperanza says that a house looks like the one in Mexico. “Before Rachel and Lucy laugh at her Nenny says: Yes, that’s Mexico all right.” This shows that they both think the same thing inside their heart.
Esperanza and Nenny play an important role in the “House on Mango Street.”
There are endless of reasons when you compare them both. So, once again Esperanza and Nenny are different and similar in their own ways.