Federico García Lorca World Literature Analysis - Essay

Federico García Lorca World Literature Analysis

(Masterpieces of World Literature, Critical Edition)

Humor, irony, and whimsy, the prime ingredients of García Lorca’s early poetry, set the tone for the pervasive theme of his first books. His had been a relatively happy childhood, spent at play in a small village bathed in Mediterranean light, close to nature, where he busily observed animals and reacted to the mixture of the young, old, and infirm that naturally surrounded him. Many of his unpublished stories written as a teenager reveal a strong sense of compassion for those less fortunate than he, and this moral sense was to make itself especially felt in Poet in New York, as he witnessed the plight of the blacks and the poor in New York. In Libro de poemas, García Lorca sought the language of flowers and...

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