“behind grandma’s house” by gary soto at ten i wanted fame i had a comb and two coke bottles, a tube of bryl-creem i borrowed a dog, one with. Behind grandma’s house by gary soto tells the story of a young 10 year old hell raiser soto speaks like he was the most ornery kid on the block. Behind grandma's house mr soto was born in 1952 and raised in fresno, california soto's audience gary soto is mexican american and has written stories.
In behind grandma's house by gary soto, the setting is an alley, and the main characters are the author at age 10 and his grandma the alley is. He goes into the alley behind his grandmother's house and starts to do things that will catch people's attention soto, gary behind grandma's house.
In the poem behind grandma's house exposes a plot twist in the last two lines towards the end of the poem the grandma performs the irony instead of.
At ten i wanted fame i had a comb and two coke bottles, a tube of bryl-creem i borrowed a dog, one with mismatched eyes and a happy tongue, and wanted to prove i. So far, out of all the poems we have reviewed this semester, gary soto’s poem, behind grandma’s hosue, is one of my favoritesthis poem tells about a little boy acting all big and bad in his grandma’s backyard—of course, grandma’s house is usually where children can get away with things and not get in trouble.