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La Llorona: The Crying Woman


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La Llorona: The Crying Woman - Anaya, Rudolfo, and Lamadrid, Enrique R. (Translated by)
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La Llorona, the Crying Woman, is the legendary creature who haunts rivers, lakes, and lonely roads. Said to seek out children who disobey their parents, she has become a ""boogeyman,"" terrorizing the imaginations of New Mexican children and inspiring them to behave. But there are other lessons her tragic history can demonstrate for children. In Rudolfo Anaya's version Maya, a young woman in ancient Mexico, loses her children to Father Time's cunning. This tragic and informative story serves as an accessible message of ...

La Llorona: The Crying Woman 2011, University of New Mexico Press, Albuquerque, NM

ISBN-13: 9780826344601