Sor Juana Inés de la Cruz Prize

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  • Feminism in Sor Juana Essay

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    Feminism in Sor Juana In Estela Portillo Trambley’s play Sor Juana the main character Sor Juana Ines de la Cruz was considered to be one of the earliest feminists. Sor Juana’s eternal struggles to study and unshakable craving for knowledge and wisdom, from whatever source it may be, support this attribute. In my opinion however, there are also significant elements of the play that suggest that Sor Juana would not be considered a true feminist. Of these reasons, there are three major ones

  • The Influences of Sor Juana and Julia de Burgos

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    Influences of Sor Juana and Julia de Burgos Most every human being has encountered a time in their life when he or she has felt suppressed. However, not every person has stood up against the people and forces that have kept them oppressed. It takes a truly extraordinary person to stand up for their self and to take a stand for the greater good of others. According to Clare Booth Luce: “courage is the ladder on which all the other virtues mount.” The Mexican writer, Sor Juana Ines de la

  • Rhetoric Of Silence In Berghuis V. Thompkin

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    "Sor Juana's Rhetoric of Silence." Rhetoric Review 25.1 (2006): 5-21. JSTOR. Web. 25 Nov. 2014. [This literary analysis focuses on Mexican nun Sor Juana Ines de la Cruz, applying silence on history and the theory of rhetoric. Bokser examines silence as a rhetoric, but instead of using the theory, she employs Sor Juana’s prose pieces. It is also claimed that silence demands to be listened, given that it is

  • My Favorite Teacher

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    was the most comprehensible teacher. The Spanish literature was not easy and yet she would assign us these huge short stories like, “El Sur,” by Jorge Luis Borges, or these really complicated poems like, “Hombres Necios que Acusais,” by Sor Juana Ines de la Cruz. She would make us read these stories or poems at home, then re read them in front of the class like a presentation. This was a foul because everyone would get nervous because this was very hard Spanish words, so everyone mumbled with their