File:El embrujado From Wikimedia English: Representación de la obra de teatro El embrujado, de Ramón María del Valle-Inclán. Valle-Inclán and the theatre: innovation in La cabeza del dragón, El embrujado, and La marquesa Rosalinda. Front Cover. Xavier Peter Vila. Bucknell University . : Valle-Inclan and the Theatre: Innovation in LA Cabeza Del Dragon, El Embrujado, and LA Marquesa Rosalinda () by Xavier .

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She is a devout and caring woman, however, she cannot abide Bretal. He points to the mirror where he sees a shrouded figure with a knife at his throat. It gives them a melancholy happiness, a dreamlike placidness Christian ideology is brought in to combat this evil possession of Antonia, however, as in this instance, religion does not always triumph.

This page was last edited on inclaan Novemberat Father Bernardo had warned Antonia’s mother that such was Bretal’s desperation for Antonia’s love that he was contemplating a pact vale the devil.

His calling upon the devil for aid in the acquisition of Antonia’s love is in direct opposition to the Catholic religion, consequently, he looks to superstitious methods to acheive his end. This e,brujado may not be in the public domain in these countries, which moreover do not implement the rule of the shorter term.

By using this site, you agree to the Terms of Inclsn and Privacy Policy. From reading the palm Madre Silva recites the owner’s story.

Emotionally, Antonia’s mother is a portrait of contrasts. Roviro writes that both religion and superstition have their place in the lives of the Galician people. The captain was able to see her for what she was because she had put on those rings. The Galician people believed in portents and omens, witches and demonic possession.


The narrator imclan to tremble.

El embrujado : tragedia de tierras de Salnes, original

Usually the fascinador is a marginal member of society, that is, they live on the fringes of society, limiting their contact with it. Interestingly, their first choice is to consult the saludador de Cela. Description El embrujado Valle. Witchcraft and religion often found themselves to be rivals.

Here we can see that the belief in God is not enough in certain instances.

She was the daughter of a king. From Wikimedia Commons, the free media repository. He could do nothing for them. Antonia’s mother would rather see Antonia die than let the two embruado be together. Campanella inc,an that the significance of the black hand, like the black cat, is the expression of witchcraft in the ambiance of Galican village life. At one point, while everyone is in the salon, the mother feels that a cat is scratching beneath the sofa, but no one else sees or hears it.

Retrieved from ” https: This file has been identified as being free of known restrictions under copyright law, including all related and neighboring rights. Through these short stories we can see the importance of the role of saludadora incan Galician society. The Galician people believe in portents and omens, in witches and demonic possession as much as they believed in God.

Como toda tierra muy religiosa, Galicia vive de demonio. Power that had been given to him by the devil. Jesus does not cure her then and there, but rather sends her home to wait for him. She is called Madre Silva. The boy totally believes that Bretal is the devil and has done his utmost to bewitch Antonia.

Views View Edit History. One night Basilisa comes for him. As we have already discussed, Beatriz is the victim of a mal de ojo. It was known how he came to possess the bodies of the sick, it was known how to exorcise him from the possessed, there were well known methods for recognizing witches and efficacious methods in making them talk. Many people would go to the saludadores to have someone they knew cured if they were sick or exorcised if they were suffering from mal de ojo.


While Basilisa runs around the room with an olive branch sprinking holy water, Antonia’s mother grabs Antonia by the hair to make her stop thinking of Bretal, thus ridding themselves of the tormenting cat.

Summary [ edit ] Description El embrujado Valle. Note that a few countries have copyright terms longer than 70 years: The young girl is a lamiaa folkloric character well known to the Galician people, according to Rita Posse She then rips out seven pages and places them on the Countess’ mirror.

The next morning his dead body is found floating in the river.

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The Countess, to assuage the old woman’s fear, tells her that she will have masses said on the saludadora ‘s behalf. She could only wait until the dwarf slept and then from her window she would call out to those outside. Their faith gives them the resigned attitude needed to go about their daily tasks. You must also include a United States public domain tag to indicate why this work is in the public domain in the United States.