If he possesss the stature and religious traces of the Europeans; still he keeps the nomadic and resqucios habits of a misticismo related to the nature (2005 P. 03). “Chavez” does not necessarily agree. The Europe to invent its Romantismo, had its medieval knights. The Average Age in Brazil did not have, because it was a young country, without no tradition. Of the Portuguese colonizador it would not give to import the heroes, because in the romantic phase Brazil had conquered its independence. Of where would appear the national hero to carry out histories, seno the original inhabitant before the settling? The indians who were free in its natural habitat, pretty and verdejante.
But this situation moved, as it will be seen in the continuity of the assay. 3. ESCONDE-ESCONDE WITH the BLACK In the contribution of the miscegenation of races, we cannot in forgetting it to them black, that he remained for much time ' ' escondido' ' in Brazilian literature. I castrate Alves (1847? 1871) it did not omit it ' ' Negreiro' ship; ' (1869). But it was an exception in the land hide-hides of it literary formed for whites. Between warriors, brown face does not have time. That is, in the land of the indianismo, of heroes and national construction, better to raise the carpet and to keep the dirt of the slavery under of it, pra that nobody sees.
Certain? Made a mistake. While the indian was exaltado, taken the highest fullness of its existence as national total hero, the black age ' ' lembrado' ' in shameful way in literature. Jose retakes itself de Alencar better to exemplificar. In its book the familiar Demon (1857), teatral part, in which the protagonist is Peter, who is black, enslaved and described a servant as silly of the cut, irresponsible irrational and, that longs for social ascension. Although to have the power to practically manipulate the family all, the possibility of a slave to have the condition that the personage demonstrates withholds in the familiar context, is almost improbable.