I, Carmelita Tropicana: Performing Between Cultures - Sor Juana: The Nightmare Summary & Analysis

Alina Troyano
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Sor Juana: The Nightmare Summary and Analysis

This play is based on the life of a 17th century Mexican nun who composed music and wrote poetry. It is set in a convent and the woods surrounding it. Juana is having a dream and her surroundings turn into a spider's web. The vicereine, Maria Luisa, visits Juana in her room and tells her to leave with her. Juana tells Maria Luisa she cannot leave the convent because she is a nun who has taken sacred vows. Maria Luisa tells her that she is a talented writer and should not stay isolated. Maria Luisa produces a costume that is similar to that of a musketeer. It was equipped with a sword. Juana changes into the costume and she is immediately energized and feels ready to face any challenge.

Juana's slave, Alba, sees that Juana...

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