Esperanza RisingJan 09, Minutes Middle Grade Buy. Sep 23, Minutes Middle Grade Buy. Jan 09, Minutes Middle Grade Sep 23, Minutes Middle Grade But a sudden tragedy shatters that dream, forcing Esperanza and Mama to flee to California and settle in a Mexican farm labor camp. There they confront the challenges of hard work, acceptance by their own people, and economic difficulties brought on by the Great Depression.
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The story is narrated by Trini Alvarado whose voice makes us delve into the rich culture of Mexico in which the main character finds herself after the reversal of her fortune. At the start, the presentation of the luxury life that Esperanza was living makes us more sentimental about her when we observe her downfall because of a certain calamity. The adaptation of the change by the youth makes us praise the main character. In her case, the way means the way to glory or the crown which was rightfully hers. She struggling as there is no other way of survival anymore for the young and arrogant girl. The story also very brilliantly describes the way of living and thinking of the two classes. The main character very nicely fits herself in both in order to make her molding nature that improves as the story progresses.
Esperanza Rising Historical fiction , Trade Book. Esperanza has grown up with luxury-- elegant dresses, a beautiful home, servants. Then tragedy strikes when her father is killed by bandits and she and her mother must journey to California to escape her cruel uncle. Esperanza finds herself plunged into the life of a migrant farm worker, with all the challenges and pain that work brings. She can't help but rail against her fate, but when her mama gets sick, Esperanza must find the inner strength and hope to rise above her situation and hold on to what truly matters.