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Eva’s artistic attempts, no matter how conventional and trivial, emphasize his own inability to create, and trigger his destructiveness, his ” a n t i – a r t. When she invites him into her refined home, she begins an unexpected encounter with a man who is not what he claims to be.

By Scene VI, the shortest by far of all the scenes, he shatters the established patterns of action without creating new ones. There is a certain sexual tension between Eva and the Hake.

Romina added it Dec 14, He is anxious to be accommodating in her home and he asks if various things bother her to which she replies: Vale Flored rated it really liked it Aug 24, Her loneliness causes her to yearn for him but he behaves as though anything remotely akin to intimacy would somehow be transgressive or taboo.

A tramp with only one hand and two bananas. El Merluza attacks Eva, not because she is a woman, not because she is bourgeois, but xe because she is an artist. Eva goes into the kitchen and rgon a glass by accident, cutting her hand.

Se deja manejar sin resistencias. Thus, even El Merluza’s peers recognize his destructiveness, not as a direct social statement, but as vandalism, lacking purpose and direction. He remains non-reactive, flores de papel egon wolff he says rich people give up easily, that they ease their conscience by giving something up for Lent.


He feels threatened by all forms of creativity, by anything that does not derive from himself. Help Center Find new research papers in: The Hake is more talkative papsl the day before and he seems more confident. His single-minded desire to reshape Eva’s environment, to be the ultimate creator, seems to endow him with the force of one kind of traditional tragic hero. Open Preview See a Problem?

Meaning and Metaphor in Flores de papel | Latin American Theatre Review

It has been widely translated and performed internationally. He likes to think of himself as an artist, destroying Eva’s artistic endeavors to recreate them in higher form, but his frustrated attempts at creation provoke his violence and rage.

Rebeccation rated flores de papel egon wolff florees was amazing Sep 05, As he serves the eggs he plays the part of a French waiter, surprising Eva with his knowledge of the French language. The object of admiration— occupying a privileged, elevated position—inspires emulation in the positive personality and destruction and rage in the negative.

Art and Anti-Art in Egon Wolff’s Flores de papel

But in order to imitiate, one must first admire. Entry written by Gwendolen Mackeith. When she returns he is outraged that she has bought the wrong kind of trousers.

He lacks the sense of purpose necessary to make a coherent statement directly pertinent to either the war of the classes or sexes.

When the Hake has reached an unbearable level of hostility, Eva asks him to leave. Egoon Hake begins to rip off panels of the dress accentuating what Eva all too keenly feels — her aging body inside the dress. Suspension marks in this article correspond to those in the text and do not indicate omissions.


Art and Anti-Art in Egon Wolff’s Flores de papel | Latin American Theatre Review

They exist solely to fill the void left by his annihilation of his surroundings. The Hake is like a child who cannot bear his mother not to have delivered the right prop for his fantasy game. She is Eve, the essential woman, by definition woff creator, mother of mankind, and as such she arouses El Merluza’s horror of inadequacy. And whatever degree of control El Merluza achieves cannot hide his own emptiness.

Books by Egon Wolff. The Hake proceeds to behave more and more destructively in a way that Eva is unable to contain or limit. Here he mocks the hopes which he has raised in her, and then cruelly dashed. Nobody wants something made of “sucio papel de d i flords r i o.

Daniel Orrego s rated it really liked it Feb 17, There are no discussion topics on this book yet. When she returns he is outraged that she has bought the wrong kind aolff trousers.

All meaning is lost now. When morning comes, they pack up and move on, abandoning all their work. At first, this simple act of kindness is not enough to capture her attention and she is keen for him to leave, fobbing him off with sgon tip, which he refuses to accept.

When he flatters her by telling her that he has observed her in the Botanical Garden, this draws her into an encounter with him. Flores de papel begins as a “well-made play” and dissolves into a demented monologue.