Mateo Falcone Questions and Answers

Mateo Falcone

In this story, it is Fortunato’s lawful act that ends up condemning him to death. And it is this lawful act that likewise soils him in his father’s eyes. The boy is described as showing “signs of...

Latest answer posted March 14, 2016, 6:11 pm (UTC)

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Mateo Falcone

One key similarity between Daniel Defoe’s novel Robinson Crusoe and Prosper Mérimée’s short story “Mateo Falcone” involves fathers and sons. That is, both narratives seem impelled by the tensions...

Latest answer posted November 23, 2020, 6:14 pm (UTC)

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