SOR JUANA – Loa Para El Auto Sacramental de El Divino Narciso. Cargado por Verónica Russo. Loa para el auto sacramental de El divino Narciso. Sor Juana. Primero, for example, titled simply Loa al virrey, is followed by the directions . for El divino Narciso Sor Juana alludes to the moral issue of the justa guerra and. Analysis of El Divino Narciso. Sor Juana Ines de la Cruz (Sister Juana Ines of the Cross) published El Divino Narciso (The Divine Narcissus) in Mexico in

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The first scene begins with the celebration by the local inhabitants of the God of Seeds. The final scene offers another play, Divine Narcissus to inform the audience that idolatry is the devil ‘s workshop. The character Zeal a Spanish captain stands up to Occident and America and tells them that God will not permit them to continue their crimes and that he has been sent by God to punish them.

Loa to Divine Narcissus Spanish: Unlike God, the idols cannot give life. The majority of the loa centers on freedom of choice for the native inhabitants in opposition of the Spanish conquistadors. When America, Occident, and Zeal sing as one, they become one in Christ.

Loa Al Auto Sacramental Del Divino Narciso Sor Juana Ines De La Cruz

Symbols are apparent in the names of the characters, such as Music, which typically signifies prosperity, pleasure, and an expression of emotions in a positive manner.


The Spanish Inquisition persecuted these Jews, called marranos, with special ferocity. Paul de Man and the Afterlife of Theory, ed. Armed coercion echoed ap persuasion: Religion responds with complete disregard and America responds that there is only one God.

They sacrifice believing that this will cause the harvest to be bountiful.

In both Spain anrciso New Spain, Corpus Christi festivals blended military triumph with theological triumphalism. Now therefore let me alone, that my wrath may wax hot against them, and that I may consume them” Exodus In figuring Christ as Narcissus, Sor Juana follows an established strategy.

The character Religion a Spanish woman attacks the local inhabitants’ idol worship as a disgrace. Zeal and Religion doubt the natives’ explanation, believing in the need to follow one true God.

The Israelites idolatrously confuse God for a calf, but God ironically mirrors that idolatry by confusing the Israelites for cattle. In effect, America, Occident, and Zeal are the festive opponents over whom Religion triumphs.

Inka Bodies and the Body of Christ: Religion restrains Duvino from genocide, but America is wary: America symbolizes riches or abundance, which is later exploited and taken away by the Spanish conquistadors.

Idolatry and Its Enemies: Enter the email address you signed up with and we’ll email you a reset link. Dibujos are designs, drawings, sketches, or pictures. Help Center Find new research papers in: InIsabella the First ordered all Jews expelled from Barciso.

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These images are virtually indistinguishable from narcixo prefigured in the idolatrous images America worships. In the Jewish temple, a veil separates the worshippers from the covenant ark. The Inquisition also pursed marranos in New Spain, where some had fled Beller 2. Please help to improve this article by introducing more precise citations. This article includes a list of referencesbut its sources remain unclear because it has insufficient inline citations.


Skip to main content. Click here to sign up. Log In Sign Up. U of Minnesota P, Tom Cohen, et al. Religion represents Lla practice in Spain. In Spanish, a cifra is the symbol for zero, a secret or occult manner of writing, or a monogram engraved on a seal or stamped on stationary.

Given that the word dibujos refers lao written, drawn, or etched images produced by one kind of stylus or another, one could easily call dibujos graven images or idols. Religion works to purge that figure of any remaining idolatrous reference. The Inquisition defined marranos as heretics who, if discovered, must choose between conversion and immolation. U of California P, When God threatens to destroy the Israelites as idolaters, Moses intercedes: Religion finds that image still idolatrous.

This character is portrayed as a woman scorned by America and Occident for being crazy and confused, and they disregard her words. This page was last edited on 28 Novemberat Colonial Andean Religion and Extirpation,