Octavio Paz, who searches for the identity of the Mexican people in his study entitled El . In section IV, “Los Hijos de la Malinche,” Paz explains how the word . Los Hijos de la Malinche Octavio Paz (Fragmento de “El Laberinto de la Soledad “). all Mexicans as hijos de puta (sons of raped women) or los Pachuco s and Key words: Identity, Mexico, Pachuco s, La Malinche, Octavio Paz, Gloria Anzaldúa.
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The verb chingar signifies the triumph of the closed, the male, the powerful, over the open. Vale la pena detenerse en e1 significado de esta voz.
To the Lks it consists in being the fruit of a violation. In Spain chingar means to drink a great deal, to get drunk. Ni siquiera lo ve.
But these words are definitive and categorical, despite their ambiguities and the ease with maliche their meanings change. Others reflect our current problems, but in an indirect manner, concealing or distorting their true nature. Another element enters here, an analogy that maker this history a true poem in search of fulfillment: After some editions included the essay “Post data”, which discusses the massacre of hundreds of Mexican students in Hay tantos matices como octzvio As such, does she bide life within herself, or death?
It would be worth while to examine that verb. But whatever may be the origin of these attitudes, the fact octabio that the essential attribute of the macho power almost always reveals itself as a capacity for wounding, humiliating, annihilating.
The forbidden words boil up in us, just as our emotions boil up. La idea de romper y de abrir reaparece en casi todas las expresiones.
In Oaxaca coffee lees are called chingaditos. The complexity of contemporary society and the specialization required by its work extend the abstract condition of the worker to other social groups. In sum, she is the Mother of orphans. Or does she think?
En muchos casos estos fantasmas son vestigios de realidades pasadas. It is Nothingness itself. The macho represents the masculine pole of life. She loses her name; she is no one; she disappears into nothingness; she is Nothingness. There is nothing surprising about our cult of the young emperor,” the only hero at the summit of art, “an image of the sacrificed son and there is also nothing surprising about the curse that weighs against La Malinche.
His nature — if that word can be used in reference to man, who has ‘invented’ himself by saying ‘no’ to nature — consists of his longing to realize himself in another.
The word also has another, more restricted meaning. In a certain sense all of us, by the simple fact of being born of woman, are hijos de la Chingadasons of Eve. The world of terrorism, like that of mass production, is a world of things, of utensils. If we compare this expression with the Spanish hijo de puta son of a whorethe difference is immediately obvious. In addition to resentment, there is that delight in contrasts which produced the Baroque style and the drama of great Spanish painting.
In this sphere it is impossible to distinguish between causes and effects. What does she think? He dares to be himself only in solitude. But he is also the lord of the lightning bolt and the whip; he is the tyrant, the ogre who devours life. Las malas palabras hierven en nuestro interior, como hierven nuestros sentimientos.
Lo que no quiere decir que el mexicano sea incapaz de convertirse en lo que se llama un buen obrero. The totalitarian regimes have done nothing but extend this condition and make it general, by means of force or propaganda. In almost every culture the goddesses of creation are also goddesses of destruction.
And as paaz small boy will not forgive his mother if she abandons him to search for his father, the Mexican people have not forgiven La Malinche for her betrayal. He is power isolated in its own potency, without relationship or compromise with the outside world. The phrase “I hijks your father” has no paternal flavor and is not said in order to protect or to guide another, but rather to impose ed superiority, that is, to humiliate. Our shout strips us naked and discloses the wound that we alternately flaunt and conceal, but it does not show us the causes of this separation from, and negation of, the Mother, not even when we recognize that such a rupture has occurred.
Servants, slaves or races victimized by an outside power the North American Negro, for example struggle against a concrete reality. The fervor of the cult of God the Son would seem to be explained, at first glance, as an inheritance from the pre-Hispanic religions.
It would be better to say that she is the Enigma.