Sor juana ines de la cruz

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We have heard about Sor Juana Ines de la Cruz a few times. We know that she was a very kind person that helped poor people.
She fought for the women’s rights, she had strong catholic beliefs, andshe never denied her beliefs, even tough there was a persecution going on, but the truth is that we didn’t know who was really her, since we started this project, we could learn more about her life.Sor Juana was born November 12,1651, in a hacienda in San Miguel, Nepantla. She was from Spanish father and from a Creole mother.

She learned how to read and write when she was three years old,when she turned eight she wrote her first poem. She assisted to college in Mexico.

When she was 16 Sor Juana entered to the convent of “Santa Teresa la Antigua”, she left because of a disease. OnFebruary 24, she joined the “Convent of San Jeronimo”

She wrote poems, plays, comedies, historical events and mythological things, she exposed the need of women’s independence.

Instead of doingher usual things, she decided to help the poor. She promise this to herself by signing it with her own blood.

She kept her promise about being a devoted to Catholicism. For the rest of her life shecontinued helping the poor and loving God.

On April 17, 1695 she died helping her sisters nuns in a epidemic.

Impact :

Sor Juana Ines de la Cruz had a still has a huge impact in society;she was by far one of the kindest and devoted person of history. She showed us how to love and give without expecting something back, she taught us how we can make enormous things without any money,she fought for the things that were fair without violence and she was strong in her beliefs and never had a doubt or regret it, that’s what make Sor Juana Ines de la Cruz a great person, a great souland an excellent role model. With her story people know the things we believe impossible are possible if you have the faith and love, if you care and if you work for it.

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