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Morte e vida severina is a short story written as a narrative poetry by Jo o Cabral de Melo Neto, Brazilian writer and Diplomat.
It tells the story of Severino a somewhat generic personification of the people that live on the driest parts of northeastern Brazil in his journey from his former home on the very dry land of Serra da Costela to Recife, where he hopes to live a little longer.
All along his path Severino is confronted with death, and the dryness of the land He tries, with the characteristic unsophisticated, yet authentic, reasoning of the simplest northeastern people, to understand what is the purpose of living such a life of endless toil, if there ain t no outcome of it ever Why keep living, when the only thing that is expecting him at the end is a shallow grave to rest his exhausted body and miserable soul As far as I know the the book has been translated as The Death and Life of Severino I haven t put my hands on it yet But sooner or later I will, and then I can write something about the translation work.
Mandatory reading in Brazilian literature Focusing on Morte e vida severina, it follows the journey of a symbolic Severino showing his poverty and the general poverty in the state of Pernambuco almost 80 years ago It s striking to realize the two main types of poor laborers still exists in the countryside arid land caretakers and sugar cane cutters, people submitted to unhealthy conditions and trying to flee from hunger and slave like labor going to the capital by following the Capibaribe river path just to change the shape of its poverty Of course a lot of things changed since, but it still makes you question the reason we live.
dif cil defender,s com palavras, a vida,ainda mais quando ela esta que se v , severina Nem gosto muito de poesia, tenho uma certa dificuldade em interpret la, mas esse poema magn fico pela sua crueza e pela sua realidade s abrir o jornal que teremos pelo menos uma Morte e vida severina ao dia