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Only Daughter by Sandra Cisneros

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Lorraine Guzman

on 4 December 2012

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Thesis: Growing up as the only daughter in a Mexican-American family, Sandra Cisneros spent most of her time alone. This isolation enabled Cisneros to become a writer motivated by the desire to make her father proud. Vocabulary Game Class Discussion "Only Daughter" by Sandra Cisneros p.499-502 Author's Purpose Anthology Imagine if you were the only daughter in the family, what would be the perks and disadvantages be? Sandra Cisneros' purpose is to describe her experience as an only daughter in a Mexican-American family and how it has impacted her life. Sandra Cisneros shares experiences being alone all the time, trying to be noticed as "a writer, not just as a teacher", and always searching for her father's approval. Woo Nostalgia Professora Colonia Circumstance Retrospect Embroidering Philandering Putter Do you think there are differences being an only child in a Mexican-American family and a Caucasian family? With these differences, do you think they affect the child's outcome (where they'd end up)?
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