The House on Mango Street by Sandra Cisneros

The House on Mango Street

Sandra Cisneros

110 pages first pub 1984 (editions)

fiction literary young adult emotional reflective fast-paced

Description

A coming-of-age classic, acclaimed by critics, beloved by readers of all ages, taught in schools and universities alike, and translated around the world – from the winner of the 2019 PEN/Nabokov Award for Achievement in International Literature.Th...

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Community Reviews Summary of 22,281 reviews

Moods

reflective 78%
emotional 69%
hopeful 35%
inspiring 29%
sad 28%
funny 17%
lighthearted 15%
challenging 11%
dark 10%
adventurous 6%
relaxing 6%
informative 5%
tense 4%
mysterious 1%

Pace

fast 68%
medium 20%
slow 10%

Plot- or character-driven?

Character: 78% | A mix: 13% | N/A: 4% | Plot: 3%

Strong character development?

Yes: 47% | It's complicated: 29% | No: 14% | N/A: 7%

Loveable characters?

Yes: 65% | It's complicated: 21% | No: 8% | N/A: 4%

Diverse cast of characters?

Yes: 87% | It's complicated: 5% | No: 4% | N/A: 2%

Flaws of characters a main focus?

Yes: 35% | No: 31% | It's complicated: 26% | N/A: 6%

Average rating

3.75

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