The Importance of Being Earnest

The House on Mango Street – Sections 26–29

Summary: “Edna’s Ruthie” Ruthie is the grown-up daughter of Edna, a mean and exploitative landlord who owns the apartment building next door to Esperanza’s house. One day when Angel Vargas is teaching them to whistle, Ruthie comes up and whistles beautifully. She likes to play with the children because she has never grown up enough …

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