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Quote by José Asunción Silva: “Uno no hace versos, los versos se hacen dentro ”

Peaceful and fresh feeling of being around nature. Most men die without having lived life. Inmany of Silva’s works, including his principal work of prose, were lost in a shipwreck. Es el camino del progeso. Skip to main content.

There are many reasons for his suicide, including the death of his sister Sobremsa, the loss of almost all his work when his ship sank near a quay in the Caribbean sea, and his debts.

José Asunción Silva

London, 13 de noviembre. Later he suspects that perhaps this malaise has been due to an innate terror of the new year. Sensory impressions register so powerfully upon the hypersensitive young man that he is easily overwhelmed, especially by art or female beauty. Mentions drugs he takes.


De sobremesa, 1887–1896 : José Asunción Silva: El poeta novelista

She wanted to give him a trade of some less valuable jewels for the necklace until siva could pay him for it, but he just wanted to give it to her. Newer Post Older Post Home.

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Has a kind of poetic meeting with this woman. Perhaps you never have existed and you are but a luminous dream of my spirit; but you are a dream more real than what men call Reality.

Incapable of paying his family’s enormous debts, Silva accepted a diplomatic post in Caracas. Among his great successes is sobremesq revival and rejuvenation the use of the enneasyllable, a success that is often unfairly awarded Ruben Dario”. Browse aloud Site map. This dissertation determines and analyzes the formal and thematic aspects of the text that underlie its apparently disordered structure.

Madness, Nerves, and Tuberculosis. For a text of the 19th century, this is an innovative and experimental way of writing that seek to create unity out of disorder and fragmentation. The girl Helen is very beautiful in a fragile sort of way. Lost his parents when relatively young.

Summary from Cambridge Latin Americapg. Written in free verse, the poem broke with the more classical mode of Spanish versification and showed many signs of Modernism.


It is said that Silva committed suicide after a dinner party on the evening of 23 May She still has so much left to paint — none of the current paintings are good enough. Somewhat regrets having been with other women. Again, questioning religion, free will…etc. Has been sending out telegrams searching for young Helen, who he has continued obsessively idealizing.

Silva makes the protagonist the point of convergence of the whole text. Inhis beloved sister Elvira died. But amidst this dissipation, the protagonist falls in love with an adolescent to whom he attributes the greatest innocence and purity, although he has never spoken with her and knows litter about her.

Prior to his death, he asked his doctor confidentially to mark the exact location of his heart. The study analyzes the different roles of the character in sobremrsa story to prove that the sense of unity is built by centering the text technically and thematically on the protagonist in its different roles. Box00 Lund Organisation number: