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1. Who makes Esperanza feel ashamed of her previous house by making her point it out while she is playing in the street?

2. Who pushes Esperanza into the water in front of a fire hydrant?

3. Who does Esperanza decide to let live in the attic of her dream house?

4. When Esperanza talks about clouds and hips with her friends, how does she describe them?

5. What do Esperanza and her friends do to imitate grown-ups?

6. Which one of these women does NOT spend her days sitting by the window?

7. Who is the first person to whom Esperanza recites one of her poems?

8. What is Esperanza’s first job?

9. Where is Esperanza’s father from?

10. What does Esperanza’s name mean in Spanish?

11. Why did Esperanza’s mother drop out of school?

12. What do the three sisters tell Esperanza at the wake?

13. Which of Esperanza’s friends also writes poetry?

14. Where is Esperanza when a group of boys sexually assaults her?

15. Which character does not speak English?

16. Who is the object of Esperanza’s first crush?

17. Why does Cathy agree to be Esperanza’s friend only until Tuesday?

18. In what way is Nenny similar to Esperanza?

19. Which of the following is NOT a reason that hips are useful, according to Esperanza, Rachel, and Lucy?

20. How does Esperanza decide to defy social conventions at home?

21. With what object or objects in the neighborhood does Esperanza identify most closely?

22. What does Nenny want to buy in Gil’s junk shop?

23. What does Esperanza yearn for above all else?

24. Which of Esperanza’s friends attends college?

25. Why doesn’t Esperanza want to dance at her cousin’s baptismal party?

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