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“I am tired of looking at what we can’t have.” This particular quote explains that
Esperanza desperately longs to leave Mango Street behind, but she also feels that she
may be trapped forever. Esperanza is coming to realize she may never get out of Mango
Street. Esperanza feels as though she is trapped many times. Three areas where
Esperanza realizes just how trapped she is are a treasure in a furniture shop that they
cannot have, Esperanza’s family making lies about when they will leave, and the past
experiences of Esperanza’s family members.
To begin, Esperanza first realizes how trapped she is in Mango Street in one of
her routine visits to “Gil’s Furniture Bought & Sold.” Esperanza and Nenny discover a
treasure in this odd place. It is a music box, and one of the most beautiful things either of
them have heard. However, when they attempt to purchase it, they are turned away by the
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