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La Comadre Sebastiana

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First of all, La Comadre Sebastiana is a short story about a poor woodcutter who is visited by Death. From the beginning, you can see his greed when he took a chicken and “stealthily made his way into the mountains where he planned to indulge himself” (1609). I was pretty surprised when the woodcutter first met Virgin Mary because he said “No, I am not going to share my food with you, and I’ll tell you why. I think your Son neglects the poor. Since you are the mother of God, you should intercede for us so He would make us equal” (1609-10) even though the stranger said that she was the Lord. Apparently, the woodcutter is greedy, and he also has animosity towards the upper class or God because of social inequality. On the other hand, his attitude

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