CHARACTERS The principal character of the legend was Paula, a young very lovely girl, who came from Cardeñosa, a village in Ávila. The bad character was a
WHERE AND WHEN DID THE LEGEND HAPPEN? The legend happened in Avila. It happened in the last days of the Romans time.
WHAT HAPPENED TO PAULA? Paula went to the church to pray to thesaints. There, the rich boy saw her, and hefollowed her until she did something to stop him.
WHY DIDN´T PAULA WANT TO KNOW THE BOY? Paula didn´t want to know the boy because she was very devout.
WHAT DID SHE FINALLY DO TO STOP THE BOY? She decided to pray to the saints to protect her. At that moment, a miracle happened, and her face was covered with a dark and black beard.
The boy saw her, and he forgot his intentions. From that moment, Paula lived in penitence devoting to the worship of San Segundo.
CONCLUSIONS In my opinion, he was a bit sexist because he wanted to have the girl, even against her wish. Also he can be described as bad- mannered and wicked because when a girl ignored you, you usually stop following her or you forget her; but in this case the boy didn´t give up. Medival bridge on the medival road from Cardeñosa. He was a pest to the
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