The Short Story ‘Eleven’ and Thoughts Regarding Celebrations

Recently in my class, we read the short story ‘Eleven’ by Sandra Cisneros. The story is about a little girl, Rachel, and her eleventh birthday. During school that day, her teacher holds up an ugly red sweater and the class ‘accuses’ it of being Rachel’s. Rachel, being embarrassed and insecure, breaks down; her birthday has […]