Establish a narrator’s point of view and introduce at least one additional character to a vignette.
Book: The House on Mango Street by Sandra Cisneros — "My Name"
In The House on Mango Street, Sandra Cisneros introduces many aspects of her narrator, Esperanza, through the vignette “My Name.” In this task, you will write your own “My Name” vignette, in which you describe the literal and figurative meaning of your name in order to provide your reader a better sense of who you are as a person.
Your vignette must be at least five paragraphs and should:
For students who are named after someone specific, today’s writing will likely feel more straightforward. For students who were not named after a specific person, consider the following options: