Biography of Federico Garcia Lorca Born in Fuente Vaqueros, Granada, Spain, June 5,1898; died near Granada, August 19,1936, García Lorca is Spain's most deeply appreciated and highly revered poet and dramatist. His murder by the Nationalists at the start of the Spanish civil war brought sudden international fame, accompanied by an excess of political rhetoric which led a later generation to question his merits; after the inevitable slump, his reputation has recovered (largely with a shift
Have you ever wondered what made you who you are and what you do? Federico Garcia Lorca is a very well known poet that went through a lot of touching events that helped him write poems throughout his era. He developed his poetry through his inspirations from the people around him, showing the themes of love, death and southern Spain culture. He had a special poetic vision and used his own style in his writing. Federico Garcia Lorca is a Spanish poet and dramatist during the twentieth century. He was
During Federico García Lorca’s time, Lorca encountered many conflicting societal complications that had isolated him from his land. He frequently wrote plays that were seen as offensive to the tradition-based society of Spain. This may have been rooted from his struggle of being a homosexual in a Catholic country in the 1930s, when homosexuality was immoral. As a result, Lorca went into hiding. Soon after, the Spanish Civil War of 1936 began under the fascist dictator, Francisco Franco, who thought
Although Federico García Lorca is no longer with us today, his impact on the poetic world has made him a well-renowned Spanish poet of his time (bio.). Lorca grew up close to the city of Granada, Spain (Stainton). He is most famous for his Romancero gitano, Llanto por Ignacio Sánchez Mejías, and his popular plays (Stainton). As Lorca grew older the problems he underwent in respect to his personal life affected both his poetic style and his themes (PoemHunter.com). Lorca’s homosexuality and his failure
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Federico Garcia Lorca's three plays, "Blood Wedding," "Yerma," and "The House of Bernarda Alba" share many symbolisms. Lorca (Short Biography) wrote about many subjects and objects that often have an unconscious double meaning. These unconscious symbols are known as archetypes, developed by the psychologist, Carl G. Jung. This paper will analyze these symbols using Jung's theory of the archetype. By doing so, the analysis will better explain some of the unconscious meaning and original thoughts behind