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Silence as Speech: Reading Sor Juana’s Primero Sueño in the Light of her Final Silence
By: Rich Frontjes Speakers and Listeners in Public Discourse American public discourse is theoretically founded on the freedom of speech. This freedom to speak, however, in no way guarantees entry into conversations where the common good is considered, assessed, or decided. Free speech is the freedom to speak publicly—but participation in public discourse