In today's episode, we discuss La Llorona, a spirit from Mexican folklore. We discuss the prevalence of female ghosts wearing white across world folklore, the varied interpretations of folktales, and the merits of modern retellings.
Absolving La Llorona: Y.H. Addis’s “The Wailing Woman” by Rene H. Treviño
“La Llorona” and Related Themes by Bacil F. Kirtley
header image: "Retold Story of La Llorona #4 (Shunned by her Pueblo)" (2000) by Sonya Fe