Corregidora Characters

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Ursa Corregidora

Ursa Corregidora is a singer who uses her voice to explain things she can't relate in any other way since she was very young. Ursa marries a man named Mutt but they divorce after he throws her down some stairs, causing her to lose their unborn child and prompting an operation that makes her sterile. To any woman, this would likely be devastating, but it's especially difficult for Ursa who has been taught by her grandmother and great-grandmother that her duty in life is that of "making generations" that will serve as the evidence of the cruelty done to the older women of the family.

Ursa is scarred by the constant telling of the abusive slaver and sometimes seems unable to differentiate between what happened to her grandmothers that was related to her through a story and what happened to her personally. She comes to understand that...

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