Saint Emmanuel the Good, Martyr | Critical Essay by Peggy Whitten Watson

This literature criticism consists of approximately 9 pages of analysis & critique of Saint Emmanuel the Good, Martyr.
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Critical Essay by Peggy Whitten Watson

SOURCE: Watson, Peggy Whitten. “‘Ir monja’: Entering the Convent in Unamuno's Abel Sánchez and San Manuel Bueno, mártir.Selecta 15 (1994): 63-6.

In the following essay, Watson discusses the interior/exterior representation of imagery and the role of women in Abel Sánchez and Saint Emmanuel the Good, Martyr.

In San Manuel Bueno, mártir (1930), Angela's mother questions her daughter's intentions: “Me parece, Angelita, con tantas confesiones, que tú te me vas a ir monja” (17). Angela attempts to comfort her mother with her reply: “No lo tema, madre … pues, tengo harto que hacer aquí, en el pueblo, que es mi convento” (17). This convent imagery, also used some thirteen years earlier in...

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