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American Literature I September 8, 2010 Alvar Núñez Cabeza de Vaca from Relation of . . . Cabeza de  Vaca  (1542)  
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Quiz 1.What is the nature of the argument between Cabeza de Vaca and Narváez aboard the rafts? 1.How do Cabeza de Vaca and his companions perform cures? 1.How does Cabeza de Vaca survive when he is lost in the desert? 1.What to the Native Americans say when the Spanish conquistadors tell them, at the conclusion of the narrative, that Cabeza de Vaca is also Spanish?
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I had no opportunity to perform greater service that this, which is to bring to Your Majesty an account of all that I was able to observe and learn in the nine years that I walked lost and naked through many and very strange lands, as much regarding the locations of the lands and provinces and the distances among them, as with respect to the food-stuffs and animals that are produced in them, and the diverse customs of many and very barbarous peoples with whom I conversed and lived, plus all the other particularities that I could come to know and
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Prefigures: 1. Scientific Revolution : the transformation of epistemology due to new emphasis on experiential authority 2. Rise of the Novel : proliferation of
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