It is not proper to project our feelings onto things or to attribute our own sensations and passions to them. Can it also be improper to see in them a guide, a way of life?
Writers, you know, are the beggars of Western society.
An understanding of Sor Juana's work must include an understanding of the prohibitions her work confronts. Her speech leads us to what cannot be said, what cannot be said to an orthodoxy, the orthodoxy to a tribunal, and the tribunal to a sentence.
Fixity is always momentary. But how can it always be so? If it were, it would not be momentary - or would not be fixity.
Matt de la Pena
Jane Bryant Quinn
Alain Rene Le Sage