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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The sudden and unexpected nature matiilde this revelation disconcerts the reader, who has been trying to follow as carefully as possible the wandering thread of the story up to that point. Thus time never succeeds in advancing. The narrator himself confesses to us his purpose in doing this: The process which Robert Humphrey has called indiirect ihterior monologue was used by Rulfo in this story, as well as heerencia others.

His chapter on “En la madrugada” contains sin excellent analysis of the time element of the story and how its use results in confusing the reader. Nevertheless, it can be safely stated that this is the story in which the greatest amount of time passes in chronological order.

In the middle of it, she intercalates her own thoughts; then arcangell gives the rest of his monologue: Oordon, “The 3hort Stories of Juan Rulfo,” p. Now we find that Pedro Paramo has been dead for years, a fact which can only con5 letely disorient the reader. The first story in which herenciaa time levels are significant is “Macario.


The only hint of a change which the reader gets is a blank space between paragraphs, whicn he does not know how to interpret. The narrator starts telling of his first trip to Luvina and, with no warning, changes from first person singular to plural.

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Nosoiros, impresionados por el patetismo del relate, no nos hemos percatado del truco. In addition to these, five other stories were published as sueltos. From the descriptions given on p.

By not pushing on with his uncles the day before, Feliciano escapes their end. When did the narrator change? He narrates looking back at the events, rather than as they happen.

Dr has been somewhat elusive up to this point, but now the whole last section is narrated with the present tense dominating. As the story starts, “la luna venia saliendo de la tierra, como una llamarada redonda” p. The next largest category consists of stories which are atemporal, euid the largest consists of stories in which there is a partial suspension of time.

Juan Rulfo

Caracteristico de los paisajes de Rulfo es la repentina mencion de alguna realidad cualquiera del mundo exterior como si ya la hsrencia el lector desde antes, como si el lector estuviera frente a un paisaje conocido. The todos los de mi casa is not a specific term, although it can be observed that it is more specific than the verb alone would be, had this subject been omitted. The third sequence is the narrator’s mental reconstruction of the events of the cow’s drowning, from the last paragraph of p.

This tends to make the story appear not simply a monologue. He narrates the passing of two opposing groups of soldiers, how the father joined one group and the herencja the other, and the return of the son with his arcanegl father’s body. The omniscient narrator narrated the story as it unfolded; from Esteban ‘s point of view, it is over, and he is narrating accomplished facts.



De los ranches bajaba la gente a los pueblos; la gente de los pueblos se iba a las cuidades. A hybrid of the above two methods is to be found in the next story, mahilde que somos muy pobres. II36I 6 This ardangel based on St. Camino entre aquellos hombres en silencio, con los brazos caidos. However, this is typical of Rulfo, as is the lack of physical description of the characters. This unit is broken by the intervention of a psychological time level, on which time does not flow.

It is shown that the difficulty which the arcagnel experiences in establishing and ordering the central facts of the narrative derives from the way in which the author introduces them. We are not told the reason for this, although it is apparent in Part II that Juvencio knows the reason. The only point of disagreement with Rodriguez-Alcala would be in regard to the innocence of Esteban in “Eki la madrugada.

We are never given any more information regarding her, although the reader cannot help wondering about the circumstances of her early desith.! As the father] carries his wounded son on his back through the desert night, an omniscient narrator describes the scene.

His is simply a rambling conversation.