The Gender Constructs of Marianismo and Machismo and the Roles of La Malinche and the Virgen de Guadalupe (Part III)

  In Part 1 of this topic, we defined and compared Machismo and Marianismo.  In Part 2 we discussed the history and symbolism of La Virgen de Guadalupe.  In this third and final segment we will explore the second archetype against which women are judged: La Malinche.   Who was La Malinche? La Malinche (or Malinalli or Malintzin as […]

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Reblog: Alfredo Ramos Martínez – Juanita Amongst the Flowers

    While doing some research on Mexican muralist José Clemente Orozco for a series I’d like to do do later on, I came across this post by Gabriela on another Mexican artist, Alfredo Ramos Martínez. I enjoyed learning more about this painter and seeing his works which often depicted indigenous women, especially as flower vendors.  The indigenous woman […]

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