La vorágine () – José Eustasio Rivera. Sobre el autor y la obra. – José Eustasio Rivera. o Life: o Colombia. o Was a lawyer. Abstract. Este ensayo se distancia de las interpretaciones que presentan La vorágine de José Eustasio Rivera como novela de la tierra. La voragine/The Vortex: by Jose Eustasio Rivera at – ISBN – ISBN – Fonolibros De Colombia.

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The visit of a official inspector who is completely manipulated by the rubber managers. Alicia leaves Art and Don Rafa to chat while she takes care of their riveea Rafael. He goes to where Barrera is, who promises to return the gold he stole from him.

He ended up getting lost in the woods, imprisoned in a cavern. Then, Art has a little spat with Griselda, and wants to kill Barrera. They catch up on the misfortunes that have brought them both to the jungle.

Some descriptions of cowboy work. They also weather a storm and lose their extra horses. What Franco says Chapter 7.

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Sobre el autor y la obra. And what my hand has done to trees, it can also do to men. Sense that trees are alive. They make a plan for Cova and the men to get into the rubber working areas. A man comes by the house river the saddle that had been robbed from Art in another town. Goes into the selva for 6 months, living on wild yucca while looking for him.


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This was a dream…. He gets on the barge with Griselda, Cova, Franco, and Mesa, and they kill him. Cova goes after him a while later with a young mulatto servant Correa ; he wants to be a cowboy too! More explanation of the abuses…workers riveta load of rubber and receive pennies and have to pay for exhorbitantly priced clothes.

Defend it and kill the indios! His negative thoughts about being cauchero, how difficult things have been, and how little he has to show for it.

Poor fantasies of those who know only domesticated retreats!

They get lost… eustasil being lost means being closer to death. He has spent several years in the jungle seeking his lost son. Another story about trying to serve petrol to the indios in a punch bowl. His daughter allowed herself to be dishonored, his wife died of grief, and his son ran away to the jungle.

Begins with an apostrophe to the forest: He has come because Art rivers sick. They have some big party and Pipa is drugged. The guard gives them information and food.

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Mentions the threats in the forest-tigers that linger nearby, etc. However, one of the main objectives of the novel is to reveal the appalling conditions under which workers in the rubber factories toil. Man comes by, has l bites on his legs from leaches from working on the rubber trees.


They are just creating a system of inequality. His work with a French scientist in the jungle, who tried to expose the injustices and then disappeared. One man dies in a bad cow-nfrontation. When a missionary came to rid the indios of superstitions, he wanted to capture this [mythical?

La Clarita offers to Art to flee together. He asks for news of Alicia — she and Griselda were separated.

Then, Alicia is gone! The solitude creeps in; Art has suicidal thoughts. Recalls his freespirited times and then, his easy enamoramiento de Alicia.

They find them; Cova kills Barrera, and Alicia goes into labor and gives birth to a son. No rest, no rumbo, no abrigo…. Franco goes and burns his own house down in anger. General notes from the text. It was an economic boom that attracted wealth and encouraged growth, but had some devastating effects on the indigenous population due to unfair working conditions.