Portuguese - Anabela dos Ramos November 15, 2009 Prof....

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Anabela dos Ramos November 15, 2009 Prof. Fagundes Portugese 320 Exam 1 Auto da Barca do Inferno by Gil Vicente Auto da Barca do Inferno is a very structured piece. The different social classes were presented by the author Gil Vicente in which he presents the reader with the many social classes. These social classes were perhaps prospected as a reminder that no matter what your social class may be, we continue to have ethical and moral responsibilities. Vicente keeps the reader entertained with the devil and angel appearing in several of scenes also including new characters of different social classes in each scene. He seems to have written Auto da Barca do Inferno to in some sense illustrate the world in which the people of Portugal may have been living in throughout the sixteenth century. Vicente introduces many social classes through his characters ( Fidalgo, Onzeneiro, Sapateiro, Parvo, Frade, Alcoviteira, Judeu, Corregedor e Procurador, Enforcado, Quatro Cavaleiros ). Three classes that continue to symbolize today’s social
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