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Spanish 25 Notes - Weeks 1 & 2

by: Elena Stacy

Spanish 25 Notes - Weeks 1 & 2 SPAN25

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These notes cover the first two weeks of class, including: -Introduction to the essay (el ensayo) -Larra "Vuelva usted manana" in class general notes -Pietri "Notas sobre el vasallaje" in cla...
Reading and Analysis of Literary Texts
Katy Lambe
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Spanish 25, Aproximaciones, Larra, Pietri, Vuelva usted manana, notas sobre el vasallaje, vasallaje, el ensayo, Spanish Literature




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This 4 page Class Notes was uploaded by Elena Stacy on Thursday February 4, 2016. The Class Notes belongs to SPAN25 at University of California Berkeley taught by Katy Lambe in Spring 2016. Since its upload, it has received 28 views. For similar materials see Reading and Analysis of Literary Texts in Spanish at University of California Berkeley.


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Date Created: 02/04/16
Spanish 25 Notes: 1/22 Tema: El ensayo como genero literario. Larra – forma y mensaje Ensayo – tiene el objetivo de persuadir o convencer el lector de algo Tecnicas: -logica y argumentos generals -lenguaje directo -usar hechos y razones objetivas para convencer de algo subjetiva Ensayo narrativa – el autor es narrador del cuento o algun historia “Vuelva usted manana” – Mariano Jose de Larra -1800s Spain *esnsayo costumbrista* - “costumbrismo” -algo que hace cuadros de la vida diaria “Sans-delai” = sin demora -nombre del caracter secundaria tiene razon Temas principales del ensayo: - Aprovechar el hoy - Debemos ser mas productivos, pero al final no va a pasar - La pereza y sus peligros - La burocracia - Critica general de la sociedad espanola Spanish 25 Notes: 1/25 Tema: Larra – mensaje y publico -Pasajes importantes en Larra -Primer parrafo: manera de tesis que habla de la tema de la pereza, el tono de diversion, y como lo va a comunicar la idea. Tecnicas: -el contraste -shock/exageracion/hiperbolea -repeticion (“nuestro”) -tono: sarcastico, satirico, critico, grave, sardonico, humoroso -a veces contraste el tono formal con tono informal, y tono serio con tono jugueton -En el conclusion del ensayo, el lector descubre que Larra es tan perezoso como la sociedad espanola tambien. Spanish 25 Notes: 1/27 Tema: Pietri – argumento (tesis) y organizacion (forma) Pietri – Cuba y la revolucion comunista *un boom de escritura y consideracion artistica de latinoamerica en general - es un ensayo persuasive Argumento: -EEUU influye la cultura popular (pop culture) de Venezuela y latinoamerica - se puede ver en los programas de tele, los periodicos, musica, peliculas, revistas, etc. - Los paises socialistas del tiempo (USSR & China) estan influyendo la gente academica a su ideologia -incluye el juventud en los universidades y escuela secundaria Nuevo Mundo: usualmente, la idea del “Nuevo mundo” se asocia con colonialismo, la conquista, la revolucion de America, etc. *Pietri usa el termino “Nuevo mundo” para significar un lugar especial donde todavia hay posibilidad de crecer y llegar a ser una sociedad poderoso en la comunidad internacional como EEUU, UK, Rusia, etc. Spanish 25 Notes: 1/29 Tema: Pietri: publico – forma y argumentos Pietri usa una forma muy tradicional de ensayos: I. Introduccion a. Conflicto b. Tesis II. Cuerpo a. Historia de Latino America b. Arte e historia c. “mentalidad vasalla” d. El autoctoniso (aislamiento) III. Conclusion *IMPORTANTE* Vasallaje: una relacion entre superior e inferior; servant vs. master, etc. - La idea es que Venezuela, y Latino America en general sea vasallo a Espana o Quiere parar este relacion y ser independiente


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