Carlos Fuentes Essays
A Reflection of Landscape in Carlos Fuentes’s The Old Gringo College
The Old Gringo
As one of the many literary voices illustrating Lo Real Maravilloso, commonly known as magical realism, Carlos Fuentes’s novel The Old Gringo captures imagery of the Mexican landscape through vivid language that enhances associations between...
Complexity in Second Person: How the Narrator, or Narrative Voice, of Aura Is Deceptively Straightforward College
Aura is a novel that explores the corporeality of aging, the eternal nature of desire and the struggle against mortality. What strikes the reader from the outset is the second person narrative in the present tense, a stylistic choice that is known...