la llorona, el silbon, el basilisco chilote, el cadejo lesson plans
la llorona-the spirit of a woman who killed her children to make a man fall in love with her. when the man did not fall in love, la llorona committed suicide and forever searches for her children’s spirits.
The Weeping Woman by David Blancas MEXICAN LEGEND Children are warned not to go out in the dark, for, La Llorona might snatch them and never return them. http://www.literacynet.org/lp/hperspectives/llorona.html
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La leyenda de la llorona: Dónde aparece
La Llorona (The Weeping Woman) was a popular Latin American folklore which tells a story of a woman who was scorned by her lover. As payback, she drowned her children, fathered by her lover, at a nearby river. When she realized what she'd done, she committed suicide. As punishment, she was now forced to wander the earth, forever crying in search of her missing children. Children are warned not to venture out after dark, for fear that La Llorona would kidnap them to replace her missing…
La leyenda de La Llorona. love me some mexican folklore.
La Llorona is a tragic figure, a beautiful woman who fell in love and was scorned by her husband for that of another. Her rage at this abandonment sent her into madness and in a fit, she drowned her children. Overcome by clarity in the minutes after, she, La Llorona, searched frantically for her children, but when they could not be recovered: she drowned herself in guilt. Her punishment was to be condemned to the rivers of the world, searching for her children, always searching. “Ay, mis…