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Sor Juana Ines de la Cruz
A discussion of the life and symbolism of the poems of Sor Juana Ines de la Cruz.
# 93654 | 3,083 words | 3 sources | MLA | 2007 | US
Published on Mar 25, 2007 in Literature (Poetry) , Women Studies (Historical Figures) , Women Studies (Feminism)

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This paper discusses the history, life and works of the poet Sor Juana Ines de la Cruz. It discusses her defiance of Catholic Order and her learning, including her large library of books and musical and scientific instruments. The paper then discusses her expression of her feminism and her argument, in her best known work, that women need to be educated. The paper discusses the symbolism of some of her poetry.

Table of Contents:
Juana's Defiance of Catholic Order and Her Learning
Her Feminism

Sample of Sources Used:

  • Disse, Dorothy. Juana Ines de la Cruz (1648/51-1095). Other Women's Voices, 2006.
  • Kantaris, Geoffrey. Sor Juana Ines de la Cruz (Juana Ramirez de Asbaje), 1992.
  • Peden, Margaret Sayers, trans. Poems, Protest and a Dream. Penguin Classics, 1997

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