"I would like to baptize myself under a new name, a name more like the real me, the one nobody sees."
Title: The House on Mango Street
Author: Sandra Cisneros
What do you think? Do you think that a name matters? For example, could you look at a new baby boy and tell whether he should be named Bob as opposed to William? How would you know if the name you picked was the right one?
Do you think your name fits you?
What do you think Esperanza means when she talks about her real self inside of her, "the one nobody sees"?
Renegade Challenge: If you could name yourself, what name would you pick and why?
Bonus Link: Click here to see what your name means, how many people have your name in the US, and what you did in a past life!