As we can see here the author used biblical comparison. She used the three kings day to make the reader emphasize the changes of moving to a new country. And how the day of the three kings is something she has in her culture and Hispanic heritage people can emphasis. But now it's different in the United States.

As we can see here the author used biblical comparison. She used the three kings day to make the reader emphasize the changes of moving to a new country. And how the day of the three kings is something she has in her culture and Hispanic heritage people can emphasis. But now it's different in the United States.

"...days before Christmas, and my parents had already told my brother and, me that since we were in Los Estados now, we would get our presents on December 25  instead of Los Reyes, Three Kings Day, when gifts are exchanged in Puerto Rico" ( Ortiz Cofer 435).

"...days before Christmas, and my parents had already told my brother and, me that since we were in Los Estados now, we would get our presents on December 25 instead of Los Reyes, Three Kings Day, when gifts are exchanged in Puerto Rico" ( Ortiz Cofer 435).

" I wish I was anything but eleven, because I want today to be far away already, far away like a runaway balloon, like a tiny o in the sky, so tiny you have to close your eyes to see it " (Cisneros 2). As we can see from this text Sandra Cisneros is self-conscious. She likes to express and reflect upon things, but all in her head. She's reserved and feels sad, today she's eleven and suppose to be older but she still a girl that can't stand up for herself.

" I wish I was anything but eleven, because I want today to be far away already, far away like a runaway balloon, like a tiny o in the sky, so tiny you have to close your eyes to see it " (Cisneros 2). As we can see from this text Sandra Cisneros is self-conscious. She likes to express and reflect upon things, but all in her head. She's reserved and feels sad, today she's eleven and suppose to be older but she still a girl that can't stand up for herself.

Eleven a story written by Sandra Cisneros, on the way she tells the story we can tell many things. As a child she was reserved and shy and just wished she was stronger to stand up to everyone. Through the story she was static she was shy and kept thinking all these things in her head on how she hoped she could talk back.

Eleven a story written by Sandra Cisneros, on the way she tells the story we can tell many things. As a child she was reserved and shy and just wished she was stronger to stand up to everyone. Through the story she was static she was shy and kept thinking all these things in her head on how she hoped she could talk back.

"Maybe because I’m skinny, maybe because she doesn’t like me, that stupid Sylvia Saldivar says..."  As we can see from this Sylvia has probably described Sandra Cisneros in the past. Sandra Cisneros says she's skinny because everyone else says it and she probably knows it also.

"Maybe because I’m skinny, maybe because she doesn’t like me, that stupid Sylvia Saldivar says..." As we can see from this Sylvia has probably described Sandra Cisneros in the past. Sandra Cisneros says she's skinny because everyone else says it and she probably knows it also.

As we this text explains the characters main actions. Due to how bad her day was on her birthday, her emotions finally come out. She starts to cry an is ashamed of it because she wants to grow up and everyone is looking at her and she's embarrassed.

As we this text explains the characters main actions. Due to how bad her day was on her birthday, her emotions finally come out. She starts to cry an is ashamed of it because she wants to grow up and everyone is looking at her and she's embarrassed.

"That’s when everything I’ve been holding in since this morning, since when Mrs. Price put the sweater on my desk, finally lets go, and all of a sudden I’m crying in front of everybody. I wish I was invisible but I’m not. I’m eleven and it’s my birthday today and I’m crying like I’m three in front of everybody"  (Cisneros 2).

"That’s when everything I’ve been holding in since this morning, since when Mrs. Price put the sweater on my desk, finally lets go, and all of a sudden I’m crying in front of everybody. I wish I was invisible but I’m not. I’m eleven and it’s my birthday today and I’m crying like I’m three in front of everybody" (Cisneros 2).

" "That's not, I don't, you're not... Not mine," I finally say in a little voice that was maybe me when I was four." (Cisneros 1) With this quote one can see that Sandra Cisneros is timid and shy. She's reserved and really quiet but. Which shows her personality as a reserved girl.

" "That's not, I don't, you're not... Not mine," I finally say in a little voice that was maybe me when I was four." (Cisneros 1) With this quote one can see that Sandra Cisneros is timid and shy. She's reserved and really quiet but. Which shows her personality as a reserved girl.


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