Rodolfo Usigli’s El gesticulador is a political commentary in dramatic guise. . son como las botellas que se usan en el teatro: con etiqueta de coñac, y rellenas . Recommended Citation. Alvarez, Luz Maria, “Analisis Literario de el Gesticulador de Rodolfo Usigli” (). Master’s Theses. El Gesticulador (pieza para demagogos en tres actos) [Rodolfo Usigli, Rex Aproximaciones al estudio de la literatura hispanica, sexta edicion (Spanish.

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I think these are allegorical of three parts of the Mexican Revolution. Jun 09, Liliana rated it really liked it. This play is a perfect combination of raw human emotions and a reflection upon a person’s ability to reinvent themselves.

“Analisis Literario de el Gesticulador de Rodolfo Usigli” by Luz Maria Alvarez

Jan 26, Ivan T. To me, Usigli uses his characters as symbols of the Mexican Revolution. I was surprised by how much I actually enjoyed reading El gesticulador. His legacy will live on because of those who believe in it, just like the Mexican Revolution, rodollfo appearing to be a failure to some, lived on through those who believed in its purpose.


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Fue un escritor indagador de la verdad. Refresh and try again. July Learn how and when to remove this template message. I was most interested by the suggestion in the play that one can create an identity, and furthermore a destiny, rooted only in desire.

Usigli offers a very harsh critique of the Mexican government as well as the Mexican revolution, painting a picture of a movement steeped in corruption, lies and manipulation all for personal benefit and gain. No trivia or quizzes yet. There, a professor from Harvard University confuses him for a missing revolutionary hero with the same name. El Gesticulador allows the reader to q This play is a perfect combination of raw human emotions and a reflection upon a person’s ability to reinvent themselves.

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El pueblo saw him as a revolutionary hero, and so he was one. I read this with uusigli rather snarky voice in mind which I believe heightens the male dominance portrayed throughout the play.

I loved this play. Trivia About El gesticulador. I liked the author’s decision to break the play into three parts, each at time intervals four weeks apart, because it allowed for the reader to understand the progression of Cesar’s gesticulaxor role over a span of time.

Un ciudadano del Teatro. Rita Montes rated it it was amazing Mar 02, On the surface, there are two Cesar My initial criticism would be that the themes and satire is developed too overtly and that the lack of subtly in the dialogue and the story line take away from the play’s power as a portrayal of the impact of the Mexican Revolution. Ernie Cordell rated it it was amazing Nov 26, She is so focused eodolfo outward appearances that she too contributes to the idea of women being seen but not heard.


During the second act, Julia completely changes her attitude with the prospect of her father being the governor of the state.

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Jimmy rated it it was amazing Mar 01, The repetition of her self-loathing demonstrates the machista attitude in Mexico. Es considerado el padre del teatro mexicano moderno. There are two aforementioned and then there is the man that the professor tries to imitate and become, the politician. I also enjoyed eodolfo diction: Oct 11, Guy Arcuri rated it really liked it.