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9 Lesson Nine FOCUS: Symbolism “Chac-Mool” by Carlos Fuentes Symbols are persons, places, or things in a narrative that have significance beyond a literal. Chac Mool has ratings and 20 reviews. Owlseyes said: Aztec chacmools bore water imagery and were associated with Tlaloc, the rain god. Their symbo. One of the things I’ve learned in my reading is that Carlos Fuentes wrote quite a few short stories. In fact, his first book was a collection of.

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Discuss what symbolic value this primitive stone figure has in the story.

To ask other readers questions about Chac Moolplease sign up. Donde ocurren las cosas sobrenaturales en un ambiente real. How has the Chac-Mool changed over the course of the story?

He talks moo, his friend Pepe about religion and work, where someone died the water red. The life of a story is perpetuated by generations of readers interpreting and reinterpreting the main symbols. You are commenting using your WordPress. Scraping off the moss was difficult — it seemed to have become part of the fientes already. It really is a basic and simple story which Fuentes tells about the importance of the regions and tradiciones of Mexico.


Chac Mool by Carlos Fuentes

Jessica rated it really liked it Nov 11, In my opinion the best that Carlos Fuentes wrote. Mar 03, Robin rated it it was amazing. He is very skeptical of its originality — although it looks so elegant, it has tomato sauce smeared on it to sell its authenticity.

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But will it happen soon enough? And everything in Mexico is that: The aspects of charity, love, and the other cheek, in turn, are rejected. Documents Flashcards Grammar checker. Open Preview See a Problem?

“Chac-Mool” by Carlos Fuentes

Sandra rated it it was amazing Jun 27, Filiberto also notices that Chac Mool eventually has to turn back into stone, that he is getting more irritable, and tuentes he is falling into human temptations.

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Email required Address never made public. Chacmools are fuenhes associated with the Aztec rain god Tlaloc or with the similar Mayan rain god Chac or Chaac. Notify me of new posts via email. His head is facing to the side.


By the end, are they both ruined? Aug 14, Rebeca rated it it was amazing. Jul 17, Owlseyes rated it liked it Shelves: Aug 14, Natalia: Following in the footsteps of his parents, he also became a diplomat in and served in London, Paris as ambassadorand other capitals.

Abigail Aranda rated it really liked it Aug 05, In fact, his first book was a collection of fantastic fiction called Los Dias Enmascarados The Masked Dayswhich, to my knowledge, was never translated into English. There are no discussion topics fuenttes this book yet.

Trivia About Chac Mool. The repeated appearance of an object suggests a non-literal, or figurative, meaning attached to the object.