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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Some suggested, secondary readings: The interest in the lower class is contextualized in a regional setting. General notes from the text. Let them die and envy their death! Recalls his freespirited times and then, his easy enamoramiento de Alicia. He goes a bit crazy. They feel totally forgotten; no on is chasing them. The guard gives them information and food. Someone tells the story of the indiecita Mapiripana, la sacerdotista de los silencios creation-myth-type story.

Later, he almost kills an old man, but shows pity when he remembers his own father. A woman named Clarita takes care of him for a while. Where are those butterflies like translucent flowers, the magic birds, the singing streams? Rjvera is going to josd thm loose.

La Voragine

Sobre el autor y la obra. They continue traveling with Pipa the cattle thief and Correa the mulatto, and head towards the jungle, going by way of a river. 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.

Harsh reality of life in the middle of nowhere. His work with boragine French scientist in the jungle, who tried to expose the injustices and then disappeared.


A man comes by the house with the saddle that had been robbed from Art in another town. He then demands to see where the stolen rubber is. One man dies in a bad cow-nfrontation. Another story about trying to serve petrol to the indios in a punch bowl. Ends up with Arturo. They get lost… and being lost means being closer to death. Somehow, they get saved, each attributing it to their own prayers…. Cova daydreams about future economic success and popularity amongst his old friends; he is obsessed with the thought of riches.

They almost run into some indios! Then, Alicia is gone! Art plans on eustaxio Barrera, who had made some deal with a neighbor to lend him some livestock to make it seem like they were doing business. Newer Post Older Post Home.

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The solitude creeps in; Art has suicidal thoughts. In this way Rivera is able to describe the magic of these regions, with their rich biodiversity, and the lifestyle of the inhabitants. As the book says: Don Clemente tells a sad story of his wife and child. Anyway, man dies…sees a blue butterfly, jjose is the last sight of people who die of fever in these areas.

Sense that trees are alive. His negative thoughts about being cauchero, how difficult things have been, and how little he has to show for it. The visit of a official inspector who is completely manipulated by al rubber managers. He finally learns that his son was killed by a falling tree. Alicia leaves Art and Don Rafa to chat while she takes care of their baby Rafael.


Cova manipulates La Madona to get info and have the upper hand. During the journey they run into some judge who is apparently looking for Cova; they lie and send him the wrong direction.

En el corazón de la modernidad: nihilismo en La vorágine de José Eustasio Rivera

They find them; Cova kills Barrera, and Alicia goes into labor and gives birth to a son. He has come because Art is sick. No rest, no rumbo, no abrigo….

They also weather vorzgine storm and lose their extra horses. When a missionary came to rid the indios of superstitions, he wanted to capture this [mythical? La novela se divide en tres partes marcadas por tres escenarios distintos y claros puntos de giro. Mentions the threats in the vorzgine 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.

Art threatens him to tell him where he got it rivrea else! He ended up getting lost in the woods, imprisoned in a cavern. Mentions all the local flora and fauna.

Then, Art has a little spat with Griselda, and wants to kill Barrera. Then, another man goes looking for his son, who was sold off at some point.