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Sor Juana Inés de la Cruz. El escudo de monja. The nun’s shield. The nun’s shield. She took her vows at age 16. “The first feminist of the new world”. She wrote “ Respuesta a Sor . Filotea ” defending women’s rights to educational access.

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Sor juana in s de la cruz

Sor Juana Inés de la Cruz


El escudo de monja

El escudo de monja

The nun’s shield

The nun’s shield


She took her vows at age 16

She took her vows at age 16.


The first feminist of the new world

“The first feminist of the new world”

  • She wrote “Respuesta a Sor. Filotea” defending women’s rights to educational access.

  • In 1690 it was published-without her consent.

  • The church’s reaction was to tell Sor Juana to focus on her religious studies instead of secular studies.

  • To which Sor Juana famously responded, “One can perfectly well philosophize while cooking supper.”


So revered in m xico she appears on the currency

So revered in México, she appears on the currency.


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