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Sor Juana

This woman of the seventeenth century left the world a comprehensive library of plays, poetry, prose, works of art, ideas and accomplishments. She has been called “the first feminist of the Americas.” Her poem, Satira Filosofica,
(Philosophical Satire) is an excellent example of Sor Juana’s feminist views.

Essay and prayer by Sr. Alicia Alvarado, OP