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By Yukio Mishima

For years Kazu has run her stylish eating place with a mixture of allure and shrewdness. but if the middle-aged entrepreneur falls in love with one among her consumers, an aristocratic retired flesh presser, she renounces her company with a view to develop into his spouse. however it isn't really really easy to give up her self sufficient spirit, and at last Kazu needs to choose from her marriage and the calls for of her irrepressible energy. After the ceremonial dinner is an impressive portrait of political and family warfare.

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Desde el primer núcleo el ahogado queda caracterizado como ser ambivalente, afiliable a la vez al orden de la naturaleza y de los valores. Es importante destacar, sin embargo, que dicha duplicidad no aparece como alegoría simple de la doble condición de todo hombre, sino que apunta al carácter ambiguo del ahogado, según se verá. La diferencia de perspectiva que vengo señalando es indicio de que el signo dominante de todo el primer núcleo es la disyunción. Los niños actúan con espontaneidad. Ajenos a las ceremonias de la muerte, otorgan al ahogado la identidad superlativa de lo natural (promontorio, ballena), la capacidad proteica de los objetos mágicos de la fantasía (barco enemigo).

Utopía, paraíso e historia 18 II. Clasificación de unidades narrativas II, A, 1. Secuencia y functores cardinales: Encuentro del ahogado (Juegos —adopción espontánea; Traslado —adopción convencional; Constatación de alienidad) II, A, 2. Indicios: II, A, 2, a. Atributos y hacer de los agentes: (Niños vs. el Ahogado; Hombres vs. el Ahogado) Niños (activo) Ahogado (pasivo) imaginación espontaneidad audacia independencia familiaridad con muerte reducen el ahogado a objeto incorporan el ahogado a rutina promontorio oscuridad y sigilo restos marinos vegetales y animales restos de naufragios no lleva banderas ahogado parece ballena parece barco enemigo Hombres (activo) realismo convencionalidad audacia familiaridad con muerte preocupación con identificación del ahogado tratan al ahogado como cadáver rompen rutina se saben completos Ahogado (pasivo) peso de caballo forma humana olor de mar revestimiento de rémora y lodo huesos llenos de agua más grande que todo muerto extranjero parece haber andado mucho a la deriva parece haber crecido después de muerto "El ahogado más hermoso del m u n d o " II, A, 2, b.

Este tema es central en la producción del autor, aunque no posee siempre la misma connotación ideológica. En todo caso, en este relato la precedencia de la imagen posee valor eufórico, al contrario de lo que ocurre en otros textos de García Márquez, en la medida en que no enajena el mundo objetivo sino que engendra una conciencia más lúcida respecto del mismo, por la que el sujeto se capacita para manipular a aquél. V. Paradigma y transformaciones Las cinco grandes secuencias detalladas en el segundo apartado desarrollan tres núcleos básicos de acción.

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