What did Esperanza promise Abuelita?

What did Esperanza promise Abuelita?

Esperanza promised abuelita that she would write her letters.

What advice does Abuelita give to Esperanza?

Well, believe it or not, that blanket means more than meets the eye. When Esperanza’s stitches are crooked, Abuelita throws one of those wise sayings her way: “Do not be afraid to start over” (2.38). This isn’t just about arts and crafts—it’s about life in general.

Why did Miguel have to get Abuelita?

Why did Miguel say was the reason he went looking for Abuelita? His parents, Alfonso and Hortensia, asked him to go find Abuelita. He thought it was the best way to apologize to Esperanza for taking her money orders. He needed to have something to do while he waited for work.

Why did Abuelita and Esperanza knit their hair into the blanket?

The blanket has hair, which means love and wishes, from both Abuelita and Esperanza, stitched in. Mama is very pale, so Esperanza is hoping that the love and wishes from her and Abuelita will help Mama get better and bring color to her cheeks. Blankets can keep you warm and make you feel better.

Why was Esperanza Papa killed?

When Papa is killed by bandits, it’s not because he was a bad boss. It’s because he was being grouped together with the other wealthy landowners. Papa’s death is especially tragic because he was a loving and affectionate father and husband.

How long did Papa’s funeral last?

three days

What happened to Esperanza in red clowns?

While she is waiting, a group of boys attacks Esperanza. She never describes exactly what happens, except that one boy forces her to kiss him and keeps saying “I love you, Spanish girl,” but it’s implied that she was raped.

Why doesn’t Esperanza dance at her cousin’s baptismal party?

For Esperanza’s cousin’s baptism, Esperanza’s mother buys her a beautiful new outfit but forgets to buy the shoes that go with it. At the party after the baptism, Esperanza refuses to dance because she is embarrassed by her old brown saddle shoes. Esperanza is proud that one particular boy watches her dance.