• Mary

    Gee, thank you so much for this. I’m Mexican, and since I’ve always loved books and got bullied as a child becuase of that, she was my heroine. She still is, actually. Taught me to take a stand and pour my heart in what I love, no matter what others say.

  • Fabulous Alien

    Wonderful work on this entry. I’ve had a sort of fascination with Sor Juana Inés de la Cruz for a long time. The first verse of her “Redondillas” is the only poetry I can remember by heart. The film about her, “I, the worst of all”, was directed by a compatriot of mine, María Luisa Bemberg, who filmed quite a few stories about amazing women, most famously “Camila”, based on the real story of a young woman in 19th century Argentina. Now that I think about it, neither Ms. Bemberg nor Camila O’Gorman would feel out of place amongst your Rejected Princesses.

  • D.S. Ryelle

    Three cheers for Central! (I’m from Michigan…have I ever mentioned that? :D )

  • Sarah

    I don’t believe you have done a musician yet how about Rosetta Tharpe?

  • Dakota

    This one was awesome! But, I feel like the hints are getting more difficult…

  • Kitrona ✪

    This was really good. I like all your entries, but I actually teared up at the end of this one.

  • Jemma Payne

    that was amazing. i love how you turned her into life. i could imagine this being a future disney movie easily.

  • Chibi

    Juana de Asbaje y Ramirez, or Ramirez de Asbaje. Daughter of the captain Pedro Manuel de Asbaje (Basque).

    http://elclaustro.edu.mx/index.php/news/historia/biografia-de-sor-juana-ines-de-la-cruz

    I’m sorry, the reference is in Spanish, but it comes from the Ph.D Lourdes Aguilar Salas, who is an investigator of Sor Juana’s poetry