El Llano en llamas is a collection of short stories written in Spanish by Mexican author Juan . short stories. La herencia de Matilde Arcángel in Spanish online. A final example that attests once more to the “caciquil” basis of the society that Rulfo portrays: in the story “La herencia de Matilde Arcangel,” one of the main. These are, besides the fifteen published as El llano en llamas, five sueltos: “Un cuento,” “El dia del derrumbe,” “La herencia de Matilde Arcangel,” “Un pedazo.
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It is these facts which contribute to the particularly unpleasant theme of this story.
In the last part of the story we see the events immediately after Juvencio’ s execution. Gordon, in his dissertation, tries to organize the stories according matiled narrative mode. No sabe onde me daran trabajo? The reader’s inability to understand is compounded by the fact that he does not yet know that the narrator is a female, a unique situation in Rulfo’s stories. Gordon has recognized the time dualism in “Un pedazo de 13 noche.
NARRATIVE TECHNIQUES IN THE SHORT ‘STORIES OF JUAN RULFO
There are two interlocutors involved in this story, but once the introductory part of the story is over, one narrates long passages at a time, with the other just listening and making very short comments. However, this type of organization is less than satisfactory due to Rulfo’s frequent mixing of mode within a story.
The opening paragraphs of “Un pedazo de noche” prove confusing due to the fact that no hint is ever given that the narrator is herenia female. The narrator then presents the details which preceeded these incidents.
Parecia ser aun temprano, en la noche. The process which Robert Humphrey has called indiirect ihterior monologue was used by Rulfo in this story, as well as in others.
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When did the narrator change? The first story in which dual time levels are significant is “Macario. There are two interlocutors involved in this story, but once the introductory part of the story is over, one narrates long passages at a time, with the other just listening and making ,atilde short comments. Likewise, the women tell him: In literature, time can be used in many different arcangfl, a fact whicli has become more evident in this century, as authors’ experiments with time in their works have taken on more and more importaince.
De saber lo que habia hecho lo hubiera apachurrado a pedradas In the last part of the story we see the events immediately after Juvencio’ s execution. The first of these is plural rather than singular number, which is used almost exclusively until the last part of the story pp. We know absolutely nothing of them, except 77 that the narrator lived a long time in Luvina and was a teacher there, herencja the listener is on his way to Luvina now. Another indefinite element does appeeir in the story, however.
This is the fact that Part Heerncia contains the two basic elemenjts of the story, the remorse and the murder of Tanilo Santos.
Therefore it would be natural to expect to find a similar treatment of time in both works. Nos dimos vuelta y los miraimos por la mira de las troneras. The revoltosos who pass through the town p. This is information which logically should precede the. He organizes his thesis around six modes of narration which he perceives in the stories: In the second, psychological level, there is a complete suspension of the flow of time in Part I, due to the fact herenciia nothing at all happens on this level.
This group is seen arcange, having two types of stories within it: Gordon notes is to be under- There dde two types of story in this group: Rulfo is “el narrador aparente de la historia. Mtailde, the fact that the new narrator is an entirely new character, unrelated in any way with the ones previously introduced, tends to add to the feeling of disorientation in the reader. Nevertheless, we can construct a meaningful temporal series accounting for past and future in terms of memory and expectation.
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This allows the narrator, at the very end, to slip into the immediate present and objective time levelthus completing the frame around the story. As the story opens, the herencua sees a group of women heading for his farmstead and he starts making disparaging remarks about them.
Here a character-narrator narrates a trek of four men across the barren plain, and their meeting with the government representative.
Cuentista,” Cuademos americanos nerencia,No. His perceptive analysis of Rulfo’s use of repetition to achieve a suspension of time provides valuable insight into Rulfo’s technique.