The Underdogs by Mariano Azuela The Mexican Revolution
The Underdogs follows the story of Demetrio Macias, a rebel leader, during the Mexican Revolution that took place in the early 1900’s Throughout the story, the bravery and courage of Demetrio’s rebel forces are displayed as they battle against the Federals of Mexico
The Underdogs displays the hardships faced by Mexican rebels who are rising against the Mexican government in the early 1900’s. It revolves around the experience of Demetrio Macias and Luis Cervantes, Camila, and various rebel troops
Demetrio Macias Fearless leader and protagonist of rebel forces Driven away from his home, his wife, and child by Federals Withstands a bullet wound throughout the story while directing rebel forces Only survivor of rebel forces by the end of the story
Luis Cervantes Shot in the foot and taken prisoner by rebel forces Journalist and medical student who was almost executed by Demetrio Proved to Demetrio that he was on the rebel force’s side and joined the team
Camila Meets Demetrio as his rebel forces pass through her town. Becomes Demetrio’s new girlfriend She tends to the rebel forces and helps them on their mission.