Describe the relationship between Miguel and Esperanza in the early chapters of the book. Which character is more likable and why? Who does Miguel remind you of in real life? How does Miguel remind you of that person? Who does Esperanza remind you of in real life? How does Esperanza remind you of that person?
Why does Miguel call Esperanza “mi reina”? Why are Miguel and Esperanza unlikely to be friends when they grow up?