Mexican Legends

Some people have heard of the headless horseman, Dracula, zombies, Jason and Freddy Kruger. When asked about Mexican folk tales, this is what some people have said

La Llorona is a popular story that has been told for a long time. According to, this is how the story goes; “Once there was a widow who wanted to marry a rich nobleman, however, the nobleman did not want to raise another man’s children and he left her.The widow was determined to have the noble on her own, so the widow She drowned her children to get rid of them.When she told the nobleman what she had done, she was horrified and had nothing more to do with her.When she left him, the widow was defeated by the terrible crime she had committed and left She was drowned and her spirit was condemned to wander the waterways, crying and looking for her children until the end of time.

Armando Cisneros, a senior at Oxnard High School, said: “I’ve heard about La Llorona, but there are a lot of stories about her and when I was little I had a nightmare about her and it was crazy. woman with white clothes and she was crying and she pointed me and she approached and she pulled me by the neck and drowned me in the water and then I woke up “.

Daniela Cortez, a senior student at OHS, was asked about the topic of Mexican legends and this is what she said: “I’ve heard about Chupacabra, La Llorona, headless horse riders and nightmares of La Llorona. a dark place and he was in the river screaming where his children are. “

Another popular Mexican folk tale is El Chupacabra. According to The Chupacabra is a mixture of vampire and marauder, hairy lizard, the Chupacabra has become one of the most common beasts studied under the general title of cryptozoology, the study of animals that may be real or not. No one has captured a Chupacabra, although many witnesses claim to have seen one. The descriptions vary. The testimonies of eyewitnesses during a series of alleged attacks in 1995, many in Puerto Rico, described the animal as “reptilian body, oval head, bulging red eyes, fanged teeth and long and dizzying tongue”. Animal planet describes The Chupacabra and how people also see it.



In conclusion, people have heard about the stories, but not many know the history itself. Only certain people really know the stories and most only know about La Llorona.