Demetrio and Solis embody this original character of villismo revolution, as they maintain a moral, humanitarian compass throughout the novel. Gaining no personal satisfaction from behaving cruelly, refusing to engage in the rampant looting behavior of other soldiers, and keeping the original ideals of the villismo in mind, the two characters are motivated by
In fact, The Underdogs is replete with characters whose motives are primal and coarse, absent of any of the honorable goals of the Revolution. Towards the end of part one of the novel, Señor Solís, an intellectual and acquaintance of Luis Cervantes, provides a stellar depiction of not only the events within the book, but war in
In Mariano Azuela’s novel of the Mexican Revolution, The Underdogs, Azuela writes about character that were influenced by the Mexican Revolution. The main character and protagonist is a man by the name of Demetrio Macias. Macias, his wife, and their young son stayed on a farm until the Federale soldiers came. Macias was forced to abandon his family and meets with a group of rebels along the way of his travel to fight President Huerta. Macias and his men are following the legendary Francisco “Pancho” Villa, who is the most important revolutionary leader from northern Mexico (Azuela XI).
The hero’s journey is a common theme in many mythological novels that convey the adventures the protagonist experiences as they resolve their conflicts in attempt to become their own savior. As the novels go about the hero’s decisive crisis and victories, the protagonist is often subjected to develop as he grows mentally from learning from his problems. In the novel, Bless Me, Ultima, by Rudolfo Anaya, the story of Antonio exhibits how coming of age can be difficult. As Antonio grows older, he learns that there are many obstacles he must face and surpass, and to aid him with these challenges is his mentor, the curandera, as she brings about the mythical aspects. Anaya’s story of the hero’s journey tells of Antonio growing up, and how he handles the many difficult
Religion is big in Mexico and according to gobalsecurity an online article, 88% of the population identified themselves as Roman Catholicism and 5 % of the population identified themselves as Protestants and Evangelicals. The values of the Mexican people are always around the family. Families are usually large in Mexico and are very conscious of the responsibilities to immediate family members and extended family such as cousins and even close friends. Whenever Mexicans host parties, they make visitors feel welcomed and comfortable which is a large part of the customs and values of the country. The Mexican people believe that any important decision within the family should be taken after all members in the family had their voice heard.
After Desdemona’s loyalty is revealed, Othello understands that Desdemona never betrayed him. Consequently, Desdemona falls victim to Iago’s vengeful plot. The author shows the “emergence of vindictive trends in a character constitutionally devoted to affirmative goals” (Keyishian 1). Furthermore, Iago’s achieves his main goals at the climax of the play
For instance, Roderigo could not distinguish that Iago was using him for his own gain. Roderigo is so jealous of Othello and Desdemona’s marriage that he would do anything to destroy their marriage and win Desdemona for himself. Iago sees an open window and convinces Roderigo to accompany him so that they could both take revenge on Othello and Iago would help Roderigo win Desdemona. In reality, Iago is only with Roderigo for financial stability and does not care to help Roderigo. Roderigo cannot see through Iago’s lies because he is too busy being jealous of Othello and Desdemona’s love.
Legends is a series of mythological novels by the author Anthony Horowitz. Howrowitz is renowned for writing some of the best children’s thrillers and fantasy fiction novels alongside authors such as Mark A. Copper and Enid Blyton. The first novel in the series was Battles and Quest that the author first published in 2010. The Legends series of novel is a combination of bite sized legends and myths from around the world that the author retells in a captivating and thrilling new voice.
Despite some earlier successes, the Spanish captured and executed Hidalgo, effectively making him a martyr for the movement, which only strengthened the fervor of the fight. Following the death of Father Hidalgo, Father Jose Maria Morelos takes over and becomes a leader in south. He is responsible for drafting the constitutional decree that abolished slavery and declared inde-pendence for Mexico. After years of guerilla warfare, Spanish officials capture Father Morelos during his fourth military campaign and execute him for treason. Elites, Creoles and Peninsulares realize the inevita-bility of Mexican Independence and join the movement in order to control the outcome in a benefitting way.