El poroto como metáfora de la nación, los sujetos populares y la revolución en "rotología del poroto" de pablo de rokha

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This article analyzes "Rotología del poroto" by Pablo de Rokha. Our contention states that the bean works as a multiple and complex metaphor, allowing the poetic voice to refer to the nation, the working-class subjects and the political project of the revolution. Each of these categories takes place in a production context marked by the presence of the hacienda and the Cold War scenario. Additionally, the article analyzes how the poem, at the time of enunciation by the speaker, builds a counterpoint between the Chile of yesterday and today to articulate a social protest speech in favor of the working-class subjects of the national community.

Original languageSpanish
Pages (from-to)55-78
Number of pages24
JournalRevista Chilena de Literatura
Issue number90
StatePublished - Nov 2015
Externally publishedYes

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