Reconstructing the Sacred: Latina Feminist Theology in Sandra Cisneros's "Woman Hollering Creek."

Groover, Kristina K.
March 2006
English Language Notes;Spring2006, Vol. 44 Issue 1, p190
Academic Journal
Literary Criticism
This article presents a critical analysis of Sandra Cisnero's fiction "Woman Hollering Creek." Her stories about childhood reflect the harsh realities facing Latina girls growing up in the borderland between the U.S. and Mexico. In "One Holy Night," similarly, Cisneros rejects the identification of emerging female sexuality with sin. Cisneros' stories about adult women also critique the church and the Latino community for conspiring to commodify and control female sexuality.


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