File:El embrujado From Wikimedia English: Representación de la obra de teatro El embrujado, de Ramón María del Valle-Inclán. Valle-Inclán and the theatre: innovation in La cabeza del dragón, El embrujado, and La marquesa Rosalinda. Front Cover. Xavier Peter Vila. Bucknell University . : Valle-Inclan and the Theatre: Innovation in LA Cabeza Del Dragon, El Embrujado, and LA Marquesa Rosalinda () by Xavier .

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She is a embrujdao and caring woman, however, she cannot abide Bretal. Campanella writes that the significance of the black hand, embbrujado the black cat, is the expression of witchcraft in the ambiance of Galican village life. His face is bandaged up and the boy believes he sees that his ears have been clipped, all the proof he needs that the cat and Bretal are one and the same. He was painted, described and studied. He states that religion is a very real part of the everyday life of this agrarian population.

The narrator was extremely frightened of the old lady. Christian ideology is brought in to combat this evil possession of Antonia, however, as in this instance, religion does not always triumph.

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The enchantment from the hand spills over onto the captain. They believe there is no hope for them, so they wait for their death.

Como toda tierra muy religiosa, Galicia vive de demonio. Embrkjado calling upon the devil for aid in the acquisition of Antonia’s love is in direct opposition to the Catholic religion, consequently, he looks to superstitious methods to acheive his end.

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She believes that her daughter is possessed by an evil spirit. One night Basilisa comes for him. Description El embrujado Valle.

However when one of the old women of the village passes by to enquire about their health, she tells the boys to have a mass said to San Electus, giving them hope that there might still be a chance to overcome their deadly predicament. She turns to the local witch to mete out her revenge.

She gives the cross to the boy and says that they must do as his mother asks and get rid of the cat. He points to the mirror where he sees a shrouded figure with a knife at his throat.

El embrujado : tragedia de tierras de Salnes, original

Views View Edit History. Folklore and superstition are just as important to the Galician people as is the Catholic Church. Jesus does not cure her then and there, but rather sends her home to wait for him. This file has been identified as being free of known restrictions under copyright law, including all related and neighboring rights. She is cognizant of all the spells to use, good and evil, but uses them within the guidelines of the Catholic religion.

The fascinador can be a hermit, witch, vagabound, thief etc.

Human eyes had never seen her since the dwarf would make her appear as a dove or flower. Here we can see that the belief in God is not enough in certain instances. This work is in the public domain in its country of origin and other countries and areas where the copyright term is the author’s life plus 70 years or less.


The Galician people believed in portents and omens, witches and demonic possession.

Green eyes are a sign of malevolent forces. Many people would go to the saludadores to have someone they knew cured if e, were sick or exorcised if they were suffering from mal de ojo. A grandmother is certain her ailing grandchild is near death because of the howling of the dogs, and her apprehensions move her to declare that she hears the beating of the child’s wings, embrujao though he were practising flying.

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Through these short stories we can see the importance of the role of saludadora within Galician society. You must also include a United States public domain tag to indicate why this work is in the public domain in the United States.

This image may not be in the public domain in these countries, which moreover do valke implement the rule of the shorter term. She tells the boy’s mother that her husband has a demon on his side. Father Bernardo had warned Antonia’s mother that such was Bretal’s desperation for Antonia’s love that he was contemplating a pact with the devil.

She is an old woman of great repute.