La Virgen de Guadalupe . . .Like every woman who maters to me, I have had to search for her in the rubble of history. And I have found her. She is Guadalupe the sex goddess, a goddess who makes me feel good about my sexual power, my sexual energy - Sandra Cisneros, Chicana Author
Sandra Cisneros PPT: Intro to Mango Street. This colorful powerpoint introduces both the author, Sandra Cisneros, and the book, The House on Mango Street. It includes a picture and short bio of the author, a definition of vignette with activity (all explained in the slides) and a link to a video clip of Sandra speaking about herself and her writing with a follow up journal question. Great way to start the book!
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