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Consider Sally's frightening father? it really is comprehensible that she'd are looking to break out from him. ) Sally lives in a home now, and claims to be at liberty. yet occasionally her husband will get offended and violent. Sally's husband will not enable Sally speak at the telephone, glance out the window, or obtain visits from her buddies. Sally remains at domestic, simply because she's afraid to go away the home with out her husband's permission. bankruptcy forty-one Characters concerned the 3 sisters, Lucy and Rachel, Esperanza precis the 3 Sisters Lucy and Rachel's child sister dies, and the relations holds a wake of their residence. In attendance are 3 aunts - sisters - who name themselves the comadres and appear to own an intuitive present. the 3 sisters convenience Esperanza, who feels bizarre concerning the entire loss of life factor. They examine Esperanza's fingers and inform her to make a want. The sisters appear to understand Esperanza's want, and inform her that it'll come precise. one of many aunts tells her that she "will constantly be Mango Street," and that once she leaves, she should always promise again if you can't depart as simply (41. 32). Esperanza is going outdoor to hitch Lucy and Rachel, and says so long to the 3 sisters. She by no means sees them back. bankruptcy forty two Characters concerned Alicia, Esperanza precis Alicia & I conversing on Edna's Steps Alicia listens to Esperanza as she expresses her unhappiness over now not having a house of which she's proud. Alicia says that, love it or no longer, Esperanza is Mango road, and that at some point she'll go back to it. Esperanza says she'll by no means go back to Mango highway till somebody makes it larger. Alicia asks Esperanza who is going to make it larger. The mayor? the idea of the mayor coming to Mango road makes Esperanza chuckle. She is aware the mayor won't ever do something to assist the folks of Mango highway. bankruptcy forty three Characters concerned Esperanza precis a home of my very own Esperanza goals of getting a home of her personal. It will not be a man's condo - a husband's or a daddy's. And it will not be an condo. it will likely be an entire condominium, all to herself. the home should be a fresh area for Esperanza to create - "clean as paper earlier than the poem" (43. 2). bankruptcy forty four Characters concerned Esperanza precis Mango Says so long occasionally within the ultimate bankruptcy of the radical, Esperanza tells us that she loves to inform tales. Then she tells us that she is going to let us know a narrative "about a lady who didn't wish to belong" (44. 3). Esperanza recounts the various streets on which her relatives has lived, yet says that where she recalls such a lot is the "sad purple apartment" on Mango road (44. 4). Writing is helping Esperanza consider greater, and is helping to unfastened her from her atmosphere. while she places her reports down on paper, whatever unusual occurs - "Mango says so long occasionally" (44. 5). Does this suggest Esperanza is not on Mango highway anymore? No. She's nonetheless caught there for now. yet she writes that "one day [she] will say see you later to Mango" (44. 6). Esperanza imagines that her acquaintances and buddies will ask yourself the place she has long gone together with her books and paper.