March 5

Boston massacre

March 5, 1770

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Winston Churchill delivers “Iron Curtain” speech

March 5, 1946

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Sor Juana Ines de la Cruz forced to give up her writing

March 5, 1694

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    Lesson Plan / Foreign Language
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    Sor Juana Inés de la Cruz, a major literary figure and the first great Latin American poet, is a product of el Siglo de Oro Español (Spanish Golden Age). In this lesson students will analyze two of Sor Juana’s sonnets: “A su retrato” and “En perseguirme, Mundo, ¿qué interesas?” in their original language of publication.

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