Sor Juana Inés de la Cruz was making the case for women’s equality long before the cause had a name: Born in the mid-seventeenth century in San Miguel Nepantla, Mexico, the convent was the perfect environment for Sor Juana to pursue intellectual pursuits, achieving renown as a mathematician, poet, philosopher, and playwright.


Sor Juana Inés de la Cruz was making the case for women’s equality long before the cause had a name: Born in the mid-seventeenth century in San Miguel Nepantla, Mexico, the convent was the perfect environment for Sor Juana to pursue intellectual pursuits, achieving renown as a mathematician, poet, philosopher, and playwright.

A. the convent was the perfect environment for Sor Juana to pursue intellectual pursuits, achieving

B. Sor Juana found the convent provided the perfect environment for intellectual pursuits, and she went on to achieve

C. the convent provided the perfect environment for intellectual pursuits for Sor Juana; going on to achieve

D. Sor Juana found the convent provided the perfect environment for intellectual pursuits; achieving

E. the convent was, Sor Juana found, the perfect environment for intellectual pursuits, and she went on to achieve


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Correct Answer: B

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