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Who is Sor Juana?

Who was Sor Juana?           

Sor Juana Inés de la Cruz was born November 12, 1651 near Mexico City. As a young child, Juana would often hide in her grandfather’s hacienda reading the books from his adjoining library, something that was forbidden to girls. She thirsted for knowledge from her earliest years and throughout her life as evidenced by her academic accomplishments: