Mario Vargas Llosa | Critical Essay by J. J. Armas Marcelo

This literature criticism consists of approximately 5 pages of analysis & critique of Mario Vargas Llosa.
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Critical Essay by J. J. Armas Marcelo

[Going] beyond the simple boundaries of a superficial reading of the plot [of The Time of the Hero]—in which "the city" and "the school" appear as the central spaces of the narration—other darker, more profound, more functional and more labyrinthine worlds emphasize the ambiguous characteristic of duplicity (personal, temporal, conceptual and functional), so that the same characteristic will be the center of contradiction, the grounds for two opposite poles, for two strata that fuse together and split apart simultaneously and constantly during the narrative process. This gives rise to a dual structure which is bipolar, oppositive and presented in a clear process of diminution that will continue fragmenting into two halves….

The asymmetry of the formal structure that Vargas Llosa utilizes in the novel has been pointed out with some insistence...

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