Sor Juana Ines de la Cruz

Sor Juana Ines de la Cruz
San Miguel Nepantla / Mexico
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Sor Juana Inés de la Cruz was an exceptional seventeenth-century nun who set precedents for feminism long before the term or concept existed. Her "Respuesta" is a maverick work outlining the logical sense of women’s education more than 200 years before Woolf’s "A Room of One’s Own." Her poetry, meanwhile, states in bold language the potency of the ...

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1.
You Men

(Español)
Hombres necios que acusáis
a la mujer sin razón,
sin ver que sois la ocasión
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2.
On The Death Of That Most Excellent Lady,

(Español)
Mueran contigo, Laura, pues moriste,
los afectos que en vano te desean,
los ojos a quien privas de que vean
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3.
I Approach And I Withdraw

(Español)
Me acerco y me retiro:
¿quién sino yo hallar puedo
a la ausencia en los ojos
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4.
My Lady

(Español)
Perdite, señora, quiero
de mi silencio perdón,
si lo que ha sido atención
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5.
My Divine Lysis

Espanol:


Divina Lysi mía:
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wesley 30 January 2019

I am doing a report on this person please tell me TMI aka to much information

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