Los de abajo The Underdogs<br />By: Todd Beasley<br />
Los de abajo- The Underdogs<br />The Mexican Revolution had a tremendous impact on the men and women who suffered through ...
Los de abajo- The Underdogs<br />The book has a huge historical significance because it gives a description of the Mexican...
Los de abajo- The Underdogs<br />Azuela reflects back on Luis Cervantes on the first night of his joining the revolutionar...
Los de abajo- The Underdogs<br />The main plot of the story is of a peasant farmer , Demetrio Macias who after having suff...
Los de abajo- The Underdogs<br />Azuela , like Cervantes , abandoned the struggle and migrated to the United States after ...
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  1. 1. Los de abajo The Underdogs<br />By: Todd Beasley<br />
  2. 2. Los de abajo- The Underdogs<br />The Mexican Revolution had a tremendous impact on the men and women who suffered through this period of civil unrest . Mariano Azuela wrote The Underdogs , which is a short piece of fiction that represented the revolution. It shows the consequences that affected the lives of the generations of Mexicans who lived through the warring times.<br />
  3. 3. Los de abajo- The Underdogs<br />The book has a huge historical significance because it gives a description of the Mexican revolution from the perspective of people who were directly affected by and involved in the revolutionary process . The title of the novel in Spanish “Los de Abajo ‘ translates to mean those from or at the bottom .<br />
  4. 4. Los de abajo- The Underdogs<br />Azuela reflects back on Luis Cervantes on the first night of his joining the revolutionaries , that “Did not the sufferings of the underdogs , of the disinherited masses , move him to the core . the subjugated , the beaten and baffled.” The events in the novel are almost exact to the Mexican revolution of 1910.<br />
  5. 5. Los de abajo- The Underdogs<br />The main plot of the story is of a peasant farmer , Demetrio Macias who after having suffered at the hands of the federalists , decides to join Pancho Villa ‘s revolutionary army . A defector of the government army ,Luis Cervantes the elite and educated , joins Demetrio ‘s troop because of his support of the ideals he believed the revolutionaries accepted.<br />
  6. 6. Los de abajo- The Underdogs<br />Azuela , like Cervantes , abandoned the struggle and migrated to the United States after having worked along with PanchoVilla.<br />

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