Spatial Aspects in Azorín’s Doña Inés . Framary L. DeLaCruz -Santos Temple University Mentor: Christopher Soufas, PhD. La Agenda . Introduction to Azorín The Story 0f Love: Doña In é s Spatial Aspects of the novel First Aspect: Imagery Second Aspect: The Kiss
Framary L. DeLaCruz-Santos
Mentor: Christopher Soufas, PhD.
This Spanish written novel with a setting in Spain explains the story of prohibited love, and illustrates the imagery that clarify the protagonists emotions and everything/everyone that surrounds her.
Doña Inés- An aristocratic and educated woman who falls in love with a prohibited man
Other important characters
Diego: Young poet who is Doña Ines’ prohibited love
Uncle Pablo: Reveals the past love story of Doña Beatriz which parallels with Doña Inés’ love story
Doña Beatriz: The woman whose love story uncle Pablo is writing about
The Spatial techniques take the novel out of the a temporal context and into a spatial context.
Intense emotions of the Protagonists
The spatial techniques undermine the progression of time because time in this story is not unique. It is repeated.
La Generación del 98’
The translation of the images and verbal characteristics that are described by Azorín who creates the timeless space in the novel.
Time: Progression of the novel
Repetition: Emphasizes the imagery that creates the space with in the novel
The “space” that is filled with the imagery that makes the illusion that the stops, which undermines the expression of cyclical aspect that creates this timeless space.
La Illusion de Imagines
The imagery is created by the illustrations of the images though out the story that explain the intense emotions of the main character, Dona Ines.
La imagen del beso
The Image of The Kiss
The imagery of an unacceptable act that creates the climax of this novel where Doña Inés demonstrates her love and affection for the young poet: Diego
The various scenes that illustrate the importance of the “light” and that enlightens the imagery of the emotions of the protagonist: Doña Inés .
The evolvement of the time in this novel is thoroughly hidden through this created “space” that is filled with the imagery portrayed by Azorín through this cyclical story of love that explains the protagonists and her life story.
My Mentor: Christopher Soufas, PhD.
Ronald E. McNair Post-Baccalaureate Achievement Program
Martínez Ruíz , José. Doña Inés (Historia de amor) . Tercera Edición: Edición, introducción y notas de Elena Catena. Madrid: Editorial Castalia, S.A, 1987. Print