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Click to edit Master subtitle style 5/11/09 ENGL 201: Reading and Writing About Texts “The Water-pouring Song” and Sor Juana’s loa to The Divine Narcissus
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5/11/09 Brief overview of Spanish conquest of Mexico City Cortés landed on April 21, 1519 (present day Veracruz) Reached Tlaxcala 2 weeks later. Tlaxcalans at first hostile but then joined Spanish and marched on Mexico. (Tlatelolco and *Tenochtitlan) Reached Mexico on Nov. 8. Montezuma quickly captured.
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5/11/09 Tenochtitlan (see also http://tenochtitlan.com/)
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5/11/09 “The Water-pouring Song” Cantares Mexicanos: A collection of Aztec poems recorded in Nahuatl (language of Aztecs) transliterated into European script. Songs are “Ghost Song Rituals”, used to call down songs, flowers, ghosts of departed warriors (“revenants” in notes) who will swell the ranks of earthly armies.
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5/11/09 Sor Juana Inés de la Cruz (1651-1695) Born in Mexico to parents of Spanish descent. Raised by mother and grandparents. Father not around
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