Monkey Garden

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Life as a kid is effortless, where the only motive is to have fun. Some people never want to have responsibility and complexity that comes with being an adult as they realize they must take accountability sometime. Esperanza tries her best to avoid what is renegade against the normal expectations of women .Aging promotes the loss of childhood and innocence. Esperanza's only way to avoid having to become part of the adult world around her, is by entering The Monkey Garden where she gets to be a kid. Sandra Cisneros, "The Monkey Garden , addresses the emotions that occur during this drastic transition through the view of Esperanza. Esperanza's overwhelmed tone reveals her fear and doggedness to adversity when Sally's game defiles the garden's innocence/purity, exposing Esperanza to the realization that she cannot remain a kid forever.

As soon as the monkeys leave the garden, the children gain a new playground. The garden is describe almost like Eden, and it is significant of that at the beginning of the story, Esperanza runs through it freely, while Sally stands at its edge. Cisneros describes the garden in using great visual description "There were sunflowers as big as flowers on Mars and ¦dizzy bees and bow-tied

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