Women Who Run with the Wolves - Chapter 10, Clear Water: Nourishing the Creative Life Summary & Analysis

Clarissa Pinkola Estés
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Chapter 10, Clear Water: Nourishing the Creative Life Summary and Analysis

In this case the author does not begin with a story so much as a description of another concept that is part of a healthy woman's life. This chapter is devoted to the flow of creative forces that a woman has and uses. She refers to these natural powers as "a river" and water is used to symbolize what is an "essential property that vitalizes inert materials into life when combined with them in just the right way."

There is a very sad story in this chapter about another woman from the Latina traditions. She is called La Llorona which translates as "The Weeping Woman." This is a love story about a conflict of values that leads a woman into a painful situation. In this case. a woman and...

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