The Pedagogy of the Oppressed Character Descriptions

Donald Macedo, Myra Bergman Ramos, and Paula Freire
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Paulo Friere

The author of the novel, this individual began as a poor youth on the streets of the pre-Vargas Era Brazil before rising to prominence and eventually being asked to become one of the country’s top educators. This individual is known to have radical revolutionary – but non-violent - ideals.

The Oppressed

This is the collection of people who are generally poor and who are also usually the lowest rung in society. They are generally forced to labor while their rulers profit from their efforts.

The Oppressors

This group of people are designated as the 'elite' or the authoritarian power structure that maintains the unequal power relationship through the use of force, coercion and cultural manipulation.

Fidel Castro

This is revolutionary leader of Cuba who wrested power from the previous dictatorship of Batista.

Che Guevarra

This individual is the revolutionary insurgent who fought alongside a revolutionary leader...

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