I learned a lot from The House on Mango Street. Although this book is small and filled with short chapters, it has good diction for the reader. I would say the only weakness was they easiness of the read. I liked how Cisneros uses imagery in this book to describe scenes, i would say that is the strength.
My favorite chapter from the end of the book would have to be "The Three Sisters". This whole book i have been rooting for Esperanza to get out the bad town she is and go on to something better for her. Out of nowhere, three old ladies tell her she is going to do just that. "You must remember to come back. For the ones who cannot leave as easily as you" (105). I liked this passage because it is foreshadowing for the rest of the book.