Cisneros refers to herself as "only daughter"and"the only daughter".
The connotative impact of these words are negative because she is feels lonely.
The denotative meaning of only daughte and Sandra is the only girl in the family
cisnero father boast that he has "siete hijos"
the connotative impact of hijos is he happy with his siete hijos can mean boys and girls boys connotative negative because she feel bad because she is ignored.