Ariel: José Enrique Rodó: considered to be his masterpiece, Ariel (), Rodó set forth his moral credo. Concerned with patterns of human life and with both. Ariel. By José Enrique Rodó. Translation, reader’s reference, and annotated bibliography by Margaret Sayers Peden; foreword by James W. Symington;. Ariel has ratings and 16 reviews. Dusty said: I picked up this English translation of José Enrique Rodó’s admired and detested essay at Goodwill. No,.. .

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A student of mine plagiarized this post of yours in an essay. Inculcando el saber en lo individual y por medio del amor, compartirlo con la humanidad.

Glad a cheater got caught. Nevermind that it is, in fact, Prospero and not Caliban who enslaves Ariel in Shakespeare’s original.

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You are commenting using your WordPress. Adrienne rated it really liked it Oct 16, According to him, art is only ever made in the U. Post was not sent – check your email addresses! However, to create and maintain regional identity proves difficult at times due to outside cultural and economic influence. It is a good book. It staves off decadence, but at the expense of ideals. How I came to be joined to it, I do no know.

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The problem with the U. Had some interesting parts, but mostly not worth the time. There are no discussion topics on this book yet. He stages this description as a lecture being delivered by an elderly teacher named Prospero to his young students. Este ensayo es realmente alentador.


Please help improve this section by adding citations to reliable sources. Lori rated it it was ok Oct 06, The ideals which raised ancient Greece to eternal memory in the consciousness of the world he finds represented in the figure of Ariel, from The Tempest.

Ariel is structurally based on binary opposition, and the figures of Ariel and Caliban are diametrically opposed. So I was reading it decontextualized from the basis of approach that the printers and translators were presenting it towards.

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It is a part of a trilogy which I intend to enriquf and re-read. Utopian but not completely egalitarian, this society would resemble something like ancient Athens, in which the spiritual balance, harmony, and hierarchy of its social organizations and individuals would be reflected in the beauty and genius of its achievements in the arts and sciences. Against the encroaching materialism, and especially the admiration of the young in South America for such dominating materialism, he offers this essay: Prospero, the teacher who speaks to the students, admires none of the cultures of the world as much as that of classical Greece.

It exists like a provisional civilization, like the preliminaries for culture, resting in utility as in some finality. Jen rated it it was ok Feb 01, To see what your friends thought of this book, please sign up.


Universal education, for example, should be applied to realize the full potential of especially talented students, instead of as a leveler. Fernanda rated ebrique really liked it Mar 30, This page was last edited on 17 Decemberat Give him or her a good, hard zero. They were not intended to be read by anyone other than myself. Retrieved from ” https: Let me urge you, if you know Spanish, to find and read. Views Read Edit View history.

In his configuration, he is himself the wizened Prospero, the old man — enroque President Obama would probably call the adult in the room — who observes the power play between dirty, opportunistic Caliban the United States and Ariel Latin Americathe boyish, artistic spirit whose idealism and altruism will ultimately allow him rkdo triumph over the former.

Return to Book Page. In a sense, it is like a Platonic dialogue in that it has a setting in rood the main personage speaks, but is unlike a dialogue in that there is no give and take. You are commenting using your Twitter account.