Miguel de Unamuno's "San Manuel Bueno, Martir" Analytical Essay by Master Researcher

Miguel de Unamuno's "San Manuel Bueno, Martir"
This paper examines the element of time in the novella "San Manuel Bueno, Martir" by Miguel de Unamuno.
# 83693 | 3,150 words | 14 sources | 2005 | US
Published on Dec 01, 2005 in English (Analysis) , Literature (Spanish)


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This paper relates that, in "San Manuel Bueno Martir", Miguel de Unamuno's utilization of time as a defining force in his novella is immediately apparent. The author points out that the most striking aspect of this thematic use of time is the power it exerts over the characters. The paper states that their perceptions beliefs and relationships with one another and with God are all shaped by time.

From the Paper:

"In analyzing how Miguel de Unamuno uses the element of time in "San Manuel Bueno, Martir", it is evident that the most striking aspect of his thematic use of time is the power it exerts over the characters. Their perceptions, their beliefs, and their relationships with one another and with God are all shaped by time. Unamuno's utilization of time as a defining force in his novella is immediately evident, for "San Manuel Bueno, Martir" begins in a setting that invokes comforting, timeless certainties. Set in traditional rural Spain in a "village community under the benevolent patriarchal leadership of a saintly Catholic priest," Unamuno's tale reveals universal truths that time can never erase."

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