José Enrique Rodó, Ariel, The title of José Enrique Rodó’s essay comes from William Shakespeare’s play, The Tempest, though the sections about the. Ariel: José Enrique Rodó: considered to be his masterpiece, Ariel (), Rodó set forth his moral credo. Concerned with patterns of human life and with both. Donor challenge: Your generous donation will be matched 2-to-1 right now. Your $5 becomes $15! Dear Internet Archive Supporter,. I ask only.

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May Learn how and when to remove this template fodo. Feb 13, Megan rated it it was amazing Shelves: Latin-American youth must not be seduced by the North American serpent; they must resist “nordomania. By continuing to use this website, you agree to their use. Prospero also focuses on locations such as Ancient Greece, and he emphasizes Hellenic beauty as the only ideal worthy of imitation.

Thanks for telling us about the problem. Ariel is beautiful, graceful, and noble, while Caliban is coarse and barbarous, he explains. Refresh and try again. There are many provoking ideas, much of interesting consideration, good advice, broad learning, and a love above all things for that which is beautiful and full of grace.

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By using this site, you agree to the Terms of Use and Privacy Policy. Very interesting essay on whole man and the place of arts in education. Dispatched from the UK in 3 business days When will my order arrive?


You are commenting using your WordPress. Ariel es este sublime instinto de perfectibilidad, por cuya virtud se magnifica y convierte en centro de las cosas la arcilla humana a la que viene vinculada su luz”. With French Philosophy in one hand, and Greek Geography in another, he builds a mountain of decorative language.

To see what your friends thought of this book, please sign up. Oct 13, David Renderos rated it it was ok. Nos jise de esa individualidad que conlleva el saber, el adquirir conocimiento, a lo colectivo-desinteresado de expresarlo y darle una utilidad altruista.

He points out that utilitarianism relies on specialization and materialism, and that consequently, the wealth of our minds is affected. The utilitarian searches and inquires, but in order to use, not in order to understand for appreciation, for contemplation. Having insatiable curiosity they have made education an institution of greater worth esteem than prosperity, and by their ingenuity and labor have mastered means which in turn they have bestowed on the rest of the world.

Utopian but not completely egalitarian, this society would resemble something like ancient Athens, in which the spiritual balance, harmony, and hierarchy of its social organizations and individuals would be reflected in the beauty and genius of its achievements in the arts and sciences. It’s worth a read – there is a lot of value to be found in this essay – but you’ll have to wade through a whole lot of Jowe to get to it. Leon Marks rated it did not like it Oct 11, There are no discussion topics on this book yet.

I’d give it more stars, but Latin American intellectual history is not jpse that I’ve ever researched. This results in a disordering of ideals, an inablity to choose because it lacks the sensibility, intelligence and customs to make a aroel selection between the best and the worst, being stuck on the concept of quantity exclusively.


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As the introduction more intelligent, in many ways, than the actual essay states, “this is a supremely enriquw book. Give him or her a good, hard zero. It is a part of a trilogy which I intend to read and re-read. It staves off decadence, but at the expense of ideals.

Compelled by their insaciable will to dominace to cultivate the energy of all human activity, they model the chest of the athlete for the heart of free men.

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Jode though it is an essay, its ideas are expressed through Prospero’s narrative voice. In the hands of the U. View all 3 comments.

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No trivia or quizzes yet. He wants them to see and to love and search after the permanent things. Lucas Esandi rated it really liked it May 11, Luis rated it it was ok Mar 24, Classical Greece, he tells us, came as the smile of history. Ennrique Inquisitions, Jorge Luis Borges.