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33 terms
The House on Mango Street Vocabulary
rosettes
inherited
reggedy
lopsided
a roselike marking or formation having a circular arrangement
to recieve (property or a title, for example) from an ancestor
tatter or worn-out
sagging or leaning to one side
rosettes
a roselike marking or formation having a circular arrangement
inherited
to recieve (property or a title, for example) from an ancestor
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The House on Mango Street
chandelier
sassy
limb
jut
branched lighting fixture; often ornate; hangs from the ceiling
improperly forward or bold
one of the jointed appendages of an animal used for locomotio…
extend out or project in space
chandelier
branched lighting fixture; often ornate; hangs from the ceiling
sassy
improperly forward or bold
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The House on Mango Street Vocabulary
rosettes
inherited
reggedy
lopsided
a roselike marking or formation having a circular arrangement
to recieve (property or a title, for example) from an ancestor
tatter or worn-out
sagging or leaning to one side
rosettes
a roselike marking or formation having a circular arrangement
inherited
to recieve (property or a title, for example) from an ancestor
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House on Mango Street
Sassy
Barrettes
Rosettes
Pincurls
Lively, bold, full of spirit, cheeky
A clip for hair
A rose shaped decoration
A curl that is held by a pin while setting
Sassy
Lively, bold, full of spirit, cheeky
Barrettes
A clip for hair
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personification
hyperbole
simile
metaphor
A figure of speech in which human qualities are given to some…
purposeful exaggeration for effect
A comparison using like or as
A direct comparison between two things that are not alike (us…
personification
A figure of speech in which human qualities are given to some…
hyperbole
purposeful exaggeration for effect
25 terms
House on Mango Street: Vocabulary
Disinter
Conjoin
Incipient
Voracious
To dig up; something that has just been buried
Join; Combine
Beginning to happen or develop; the initial stage
Wanted or devouring great quantities of food
Disinter
To dig up; something that has just been buried
Conjoin
Join; Combine
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House on Mango Street: Vocabulary
Disinter
Conjoin
Incipient
Voracious
To dig up; something that has just been buried
Join; Combine
Beginning to happen or develop; the initial stage
Wanted or devouring great quantities of food
Disinter
To dig up; something that has just been buried
Conjoin
Join; Combine
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The House on Mango Street Vocabulary
raggedy
inherit
wobbly
crumbly
ragged or torn
receive money or property from someone after he or she has died
wobbling; moving unsteadily from side to side
breaking easily into small pieces; broken down
raggedy
ragged or torn
inherit
receive money or property from someone after he or she has died
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The House on Mango Street Vocabulary
threshold
descend
anemic
relentless
an enterance
from higher to lower
weak
fierce
threshold
an enterance
descend
from higher to lower
44 terms
The House on Mango Street Vocabulary
temporary
responsibility
anchor
chandelier
for a limited time
duty
heavy object used to keep a boat in place
a light fixture that hangs from a ceiling
temporary
for a limited time
responsibility
duty
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appreciate ...
despite
disgusted
expectation
to understand the importance of something or someone, enjoy
even though, without regard to...
means you dislike something
something you look forward to or have ideas about...
appreciate ...
to understand the importance of something or someone, enjoy
despite
even though, without regard to...
The house on Mango Street
What is the narrator's name?
What is the house on Mango Street like?
How does Esperanza feel about her moth…
How does Esperanza behave toward her s…
Esperanza
small red house with a few trees out front and small garage
Esperanza's mother makes her feel safe, loved, and comfortable
She feels Nenny is a responsibility, not a true friend
What is the narrator's name?
Esperanza
What is the house on Mango Street like?
small red house with a few trees out front and small garage
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House on Mango Street
appreciate
despite
disgusted
expectation
to understand the importance of something or someone, enjoy
even though, without regard to
means you dislike something
something you look forward to or have ideas about
appreciate
to understand the importance of something or someone, enjoy
despite
even though, without regard to
33 terms
The House on Mango Street
rosettes
inherited
raggedy
lopsided
a roselike marking or formation having a circular arrangement
to recieve (property or a title, for example) from an ancestor
tatter or worn-out
sagging or leaning to one side
rosettes
a roselike marking or formation having a circular arrangement
inherited
to recieve (property or a title, for example) from an ancestor
20 terms
House on Mango Street Vocabulary
Chandelier
Scramble
Descend
Linoleum
Noun; Ornate branched lighting fixture
climb awkwardly, as if by rushing hastily
move downward or lower, but not necessarily all the way
Floor covering
Chandelier
Noun; Ornate branched lighting fixture
Scramble
climb awkwardly, as if by rushing hastily
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House on Mango Street Vocabulary
Temporary
Anchor
Responsibility
Chandelier
For a limited time, not permanent.
A heavy object used to hold something down or in place.
A duty, in charge of.
A light fixture that hangs from the ceiling.
Temporary
For a limited time, not permanent.
Anchor
A heavy object used to hold something down or in place.
35 terms
House on Mango Street - Vocabulary
Rosettes
Tamales
Bushel
Canteen
n. A rose shaped decoration, typically made of ribbon
n. cornmeal, often stuffed with pork or chicken, wrapped in b…
n. A measure of about 8 gallons
n. cafeteria
Rosettes
n. A rose shaped decoration, typically made of ribbon
Tamales
n. cornmeal, often stuffed with pork or chicken, wrapped in b…
House on Mango Street Vocabulary
inherited
raggedy
crumbling
carry off
A characteristic that is passed from parent to offspring.
torn and in bad condition
old and falling into small pieces
To take away by carrying: LLEVARSE
inherited
A characteristic that is passed from parent to offspring.
raggedy
torn and in bad condition
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House on Mango Street Vocabulary
Chandelier
Scramble
Descend
Linoleum
Ornate branched lighting fixture
climb awkwardly, as if by rushing hastily
move downward or lower, but not necessarily all the way
Floor covering
Chandelier
Ornate branched lighting fixture
Scramble
climb awkwardly, as if by rushing hastily
10 terms
The House on Mango Street Vocabulary
rosettes
inherited
reggedy
cumulus
a roselike marking or formation having a circular arrangement
to recieve (property or a title, for example) from an ancestor
tatter or worn-out
a dense, white, fluffy, flat-based cloud
rosettes
a roselike marking or formation having a circular arrangement
inherited
to recieve (property or a title, for example) from an ancestor
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House on Mango Street
Rosettes
Anchor
Chandelier
Raggedy
n. a round or oval ornament resembling a rose
v. secure or fasten firmly; be fixed in place; N. anchorage
n. a decorative, sometimes ornate, light fixture suspended fr…
adj.scruffy; shabby
Rosettes
n. a round or oval ornament resembling a rose
Anchor
v. secure or fasten firmly; be fixed in place; N. anchorage
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Hairs
Boys and Girls
My Name
Esperanza describes how her family came to live at the house…
Esperanza describes the different types of hair of all the me…
Esperanza notes that boys and girls do not socialize with eac…
We learn the narrator's name, Esperanza, for the first time.…
The House on Mango Street
Esperanza describes how her family came to live at the house…
Hairs
Esperanza describes the different types of hair of all the me…
House on mango street
beneath
crooked
buick
lullaby
underneath
a part that is curved or bent like a hook
type of car
soothing song
beneath
underneath
crooked
a part that is curved or bent like a hook
House On Mango Street
amiable
console
Jovial
vignette
having or showing pleasnt good personal qualities
to alleviate or lessen the grief, sorrow, or disappointment o…
endowed with or characterized by a hearty, joyous humor or a…
a brief evocative description, account, or episode.
amiable
having or showing pleasnt good personal qualities
console
to alleviate or lessen the grief, sorrow, or disappointment o…
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The House on Mango Street Unit 2 Vocabulary
descend
linoleum
strut
canteen
to go down, to lower
a washable, synthetic floor covering
to walk in a pompous, proud way; to swagger
a small cafeteria or snack bar
descend
to go down, to lower
linoleum
a washable, synthetic floor covering
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The House on Mango Street Unit 3 Vocabulary
currency
ferocious
hysterical
raven
money, kind of money
savage, wild, fierce
crying or laughing uncontrollably
a large bird with black feathers
currency
money, kind of money
ferocious
savage, wild, fierce
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House on Mango Street
Affable
Abject
Docile
Passive
Friendly, showing warmth
Utterly hopeless, miserable
easily managed, trained or taught
not reacting or participating
Affable
Friendly, showing warmth
Abject
Utterly hopeless, miserable
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House on Mango Street
On Loomis on the third floor
like the ones on tv
no It's small and red with tight steps…
A dad, Carlos, Nenny, and Kiki the you…
Where did the narrator live before she moved to The House on…
In what kind of house would she like to live?
Does her new home live up to her expectations? Why or why not?
Who are the members of Esperanza's family?
On Loomis on the third floor
Where did the narrator live before she moved to The House on…
like the ones on tv
In what kind of house would she like to live?
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House on Mango Street Vocabulary
rosettes
canteen
anemic
spartan
a rose shaped decoration or design
a small cafeteria or snack bar
lack or vitality of life
having great courage and self-discipline
rosettes
a rose shaped decoration or design
canteen
a small cafeteria or snack bar
House on mango street vocabulary
roettes
pincurls
raggedy
inherit
a rose like marketing or formation having a circular arrangem…
a curl that is held by a harpin while setting
scruffy old or shabby
recieve something from someone that they had or possesed and…
roettes
a rose like marketing or formation having a circular arrangem…
pincurls
a curl that is held by a harpin while setting
House on Mango Street Vocabulary
solitude
aria
tango
vignette
a state of intentionally being alone to reflect
a long solo as in an opera
A Latin dance marked by dramatic looks, pauses and abrupt mov…
Short, compact scenes
solitude
a state of intentionally being alone to reflect
aria
a long solo as in an opera
The House on Mango Street
Barrettes
Rosettes
Pincurls
Raggedy
Hair clips; a small plastic or metal object to hold hair in p…
A design shaped like rose that is used as a decoration
Tiny curls that are held in place with bobby pins
Torn; not in good condition
Barrettes
Hair clips; a small plastic or metal object to hold hair in p…
Rosettes
A design shaped like rose that is used as a decoration
House on Mango Street- Vocabulary
temporary
lopsided
ashamed
porch
for a limited time; short term
leaning to one side
embarrassed
a covered structure outside the entrance to a house
temporary
for a limited time; short term
lopsided
leaning to one side
House on Mango Street Vocabulary
Sassy
Barrettes
Rosettes
Pincurls
rude and showing no respect
A clasp for holding a girls hair in place
a round or oval ornament resembling a rose
sculpture curls temporarily change the direction and directio…
Sassy
rude and showing no respect
Barrettes
A clasp for holding a girls hair in place
House on Mango Street Vocabulary
rosettes
pincurls
raggedy
inherit
a rose shaped decoration,typically made of ribbon and awarded…
a curl that is held by a hairpin while setting
scruffy shaggy
receive (money,property,or a title)as an heir at the death of…
rosettes
a rose shaped decoration,typically made of ribbon and awarded…
pincurls
a curl that is held by a hairpin while setting
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The House on Mango Street
dreams of owning her own home
invents the person she wants to become
hopes to be a writer
gives in to her children's whims
Esperanza
Esperanza
Esperanza
Mama
dreams of owning her own home
Esperanza
invents the person she wants to become
Esperanza
House on Mango Street
The House on Mango Street
Nenny
Sally
Carlos
The House Esperanza grew up in she does not like and is not h…
Esperanza's Sister
Esperanza's friend who is abused by her father
Esperanza's brother
The House on Mango Street
The House Esperanza grew up in she does not like and is not h…
Nenny
Esperanza's Sister
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The House on Mango Street Vocabulary
Anemic
Bazaar
Canteen
Cumulus
ADJ- Lacking in color, spirit, or vitality
N- A store in which many kinds of goods are offered for sale;…
N- A recreation center or social club, especially for teenage…
N- A cloud of a class characterized by dense individual eleme…
Anemic
ADJ- Lacking in color, spirit, or vitality
Bazaar
N- A store in which many kinds of goods are offered for sale;…
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Vocabulary House on Mango Street
Canteen
Anemic
Appreciate
Holler
A place where food is served in a factory, school, etc.
Lacking force, vitality, or spirit; a blood condition that ma…
To be grateful for something or to understand its worth.
To cry out loudly, as in to attract attention or express pain
Canteen
A place where food is served in a factory, school, etc.
Anemic
Lacking force, vitality, or spirit; a blood condition that ma…
house on mango street vocabulary
imitate
notify
tavern
fuchsia
take or follow as a model, copy
inform someone of something, typically in a formal or officia…
an establishment for the sale of beer and other drinks, somet…
a vivid purplish-red color
imitate
take or follow as a model, copy
notify
inform someone of something, typically in a formal or officia…
21 terms
House on Mango Street Vocabulary
Acculturation
Dexterous
Unequivocal
Malady
n. to understand a different culture, typically a dominant on…
adj. showing or having skill, especially with the hands
adj. leaving no doubt (clear)
n. a disease or a serious problem
Acculturation
n. to understand a different culture, typically a dominant on…
Dexterous
adj. showing or having skill, especially with the hands
43 terms
The House on Mango Street Vocabulary
rosettes
inherited
reggedy
lopsided
a roselike marking or formation having a circular arrangement
to recieve (property or a title, for example) from an ancestor
tatter or worn-out
sagging or leaning to one side
rosettes
a roselike marking or formation having a circular arrangement
inherited
to recieve (property or a title, for example) from an ancestor
33 terms
The House on Mango Street Vocabulary
rosettes
inherited
reggedy
lopsided
a roselike marking or formation having a circular arrangement
to recieve (property or a title, for example) from an ancestor
tatter or worn-out
sagging or leaning to one side
rosettes
a roselike marking or formation having a circular arrangement
inherited
to recieve (property or a title, for example) from an ancestor
23 terms
The House on Mango Street Vocabulary
Crusty
Chandelier
Raggedy
Marimbas
Outspoken or irritable
Hanging light fixture
Torn
Xylophone
Crusty
Outspoken or irritable
Chandelier
Hanging light fixture
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House on Mango Street
bildungsroman
coming-of-age
feminist lens
Marxist lens
A coming of age story
novel about growing up from childhood to adulthood
concerned with the impact of gender on writing and reading
focus on money and power
bildungsroman
A coming of age story
coming-of-age
novel about growing up from childhood to adulthood
10 terms
The House on Mango Street Vocabulary
Mirambas
Slats
Anemic
Cumulus
a musical instrument, originating in Africa but popularized a…
a thin, narrow piece of wood, plastic, or metal, especially o…
suffering from anemia.... lacking in color, spirit, or vitality.
clouds that look like fluffy, rounded piles of cotton
Mirambas
a musical instrument, originating in Africa but popularized a…
Slats
a thin, narrow piece of wood, plastic, or metal, especially o…
The House on Mango Street Vocabulary
Pretentious
Anomaly
Proclivity
Paragon
adj. attempting to impress by affecting; thinking as though y…
n. something that deviates from what is standard, normal, or…
n. a tendency to choose or do something regularly
n. a person or thing regarded as a perfect example of a parti…
Pretentious
adj. attempting to impress by affecting; thinking as though y…
Anomaly
n. something that deviates from what is standard, normal, or…
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The House on Mango Street Vocabulary
Rosettes
Inherited
Raggedy
Lopsided
A roselike marking or formation having a circular
To receive (property or a title, for example) from an ancestor
Tattered or worn-out
Sagging or leaning to one side
Rosettes
A roselike marking or formation having a circular
Inherited
To receive (property or a title, for example) from an ancestor
15 terms
The House on Mango Street Vocabulary
nimbus
brazer
pillar
jut
a cloud, aura, atmosphere, etc., surrounding a person or thin…
A derogatory term for an immigrant
...a person or thing regarded as reliably providing essential…
to stick out
nimbus
a cloud, aura, atmosphere, etc., surrounding a person or thin…
brazer
A derogatory term for an immigrant
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House on Mango Street
What is the meaning of Esperanza's name?
What mysterious place do Esperanza and…
What reason does Cathy give for moving…
What reason does Esperanza's mother gi…
Hope
An abandoned garden they call The Monkey Garden
The neighborhood is going downhill.
She is ashamed of her clothes.
What is the meaning of Esperanza's name?
Hope
What mysterious place do Esperanza and…
An abandoned garden they call The Monkey Garden
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