A Poetry Analysis and Argumentative essay
Mamas move her hands with grace (Contigo 13 . The image that is shown is one of a newcomer trying to keep at pace with a veteran in the factory . Yet the differences in their skills do not deter Abraham from taking on the job , but only reminds him of distant memories form the past of another woman with the same slender hands (ibid It is important to point out that at the very first day of his work Abraham 's thoughts begin to wander around . He is physically manning the grinder but his
It is important to point out that at the very first day of his work Abraham 's thoughts begin to wander around . He is physically manning the grinder but his
mind is elsewhere . This is indicative of the fact that he is the type of person who will not like to be tied down to one place or to one activity . Immediately after watching his co-workers work , his thoughts take him back to memories of his grandfather , to empanadas and to other days when he was still a young child . He compares the life of an adult filled with so many problems and responsibilities to a child who is carefree and is free from any obligation
There are other instances where Abraham tries to escape the drudgery of routine work . His hands automatically cut off sausages while he remembers the happiest moments of his life . Eventually he turns his interest to his only friend in the factory Guillermo . Guillermo , like Mamas , has been working the factory for so long . Guillermo was a man who came to work on time , a man who always smelled like aftershave and the lotion he used to comb his hair (Rise Like a Moon Above Industrial Sol , 29 . His (Guillermo ) hands calloused by the amount of hours trying to process meat to sausages and chorizos . His mind fully attuned to the buzz of the machines and the grinders . Consequently , Guillermo was the...