In Chapter 2 Esperanza learns of her father's death. Her grandmother says to her that "There is no rose without thorns," which Esperanza takes to mean "That there was no life without difficulties." This will be one of the most difficult things Esperanza will face. Why will this be so hard for her? Why do you think the author starts the story this way?
Make sure to write in complete sentences using details from the story to support your thinking. Type your response in your 'blogging doc' so you can edit if you need to. Don't for get to edit your response before you post it.