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it will be her birthday and there will be a fiesta
Why is Esperanza waiting for the harvest to be over
superstition or omen, blood was drawn when she touched the thorn
Why did Esperanza consider pricking her finger bad luck
growing up, turning fifteen, their Quinceaneras party, getting married, etc
What do the girls talk about when they get together
he wanted Esperanza's mother to marry him after a year
What did Esperanza's uncle want after the will was read
they couldn't have a relationship because one was of the upper class and one was of the servant class
What did they mean when they said there was a river between Esperanza and Miguel
he wanted her power and respect so that he could run for governor
Why did Uncle Luis propose to Esperanza's mother
he warned Esperanza's mother that Tio Luis was a dangerous man
What did the lawyer do after the uncles left
Esperanza's uncles arrived with her papa's belt buckle
What was the first clue that something was really wrong
Papa wasn't home from his day on the ranch, and the sun was setting
What worried Esperanza and her mother
because she is Papa's pride and glory
Why was Esperanza given the job to cut the first grapes of the harvest
papa had ordered them because Hortensia made Esperanza's favorite salad every year for her birthday
Why had Senor Rodriguez brought papayas
this job was usually reserved for the eldest son of a wealthy rancher, but since she was an only child she was always given the honor
What was different about Esperanza being given the scythe
just as the bird rose again from ashes, will Esperanza find a way to rise from ashes and make a new life for herself
Why did Abuelita compare them to the Pheonix
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