La novela picaresca

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  1. La Novela Picaresca
  2. General Characteristics • Open structure • Double temporality • Autobiography • «Pícaro»
  3. OPEN STRUCTURE • No plot-pattern • Series of disconnected adventures
  4. DOUBLE TEMPORALITY • The narrator, in the present, speaks of the characters in their past
  5. AUTOBIOGRAPHY • Narrator knows the past of the characters • Narrates in the present • Knows the future events • 1st person singular
  6. PÍCARO • Anti-hero • Humble origin • Witty • Thief • Cynical • Liar • Ammoral
  7. Do you think these characteristics apply to «Rinconete y Cortadillo»