Which character is more loyal to the Mexican Revolution in The Underdogs and why?

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The claim of being most loyal to the revolution in The Underdogs by Mariano Azuelo may be said to be divided between Demetrio and General Navera. Demetrio has a peasant's passion for the revolution; his passion is born of experience and the brawn and lustiness of the peasant streets. However, he has no understanding of the political ideologies and battles behind the revolution, so his commitment has naturally imposed limits, whether Demetrio feels it to be so or not.

On the other hand General Navera has a personal, intellectual, and ideological commitment to the revolution. Navera understands the political problems and ideas...

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