He was one of Latin America's most important Romantic authors. He became one of the movement's promoters once he returned to Argentina. This institution aspired to develop a national literature responsive to the country's social and physical reality. He remained in Uruguay until his death in His remains are said to be buried at Buceo Cemetery.
It is mostly significant because it displays the perceived clash between "civilization and barbarism", that is, between the European and the "primitive and violent" American ways. Domingo Faustino Sarmiento , another great Argentine writer and thinker, saw this clash as the core of Latin American culture.
Read in this light, "The Slaughterhouse" is a political allegory. Its more specific intention was to accuse Rosas of protecting the kind of thugs who murder the cultivated young protagonist at the Buenos Aires slaughterhouse.
Rosas and his henchmen stand for barbarism, the slain young man for civilization. William H. From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia.
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