Fear in El túnel (Ernesto Sábato) and in La fiesta del Chivo (Mario Vargas Llosa)



From a physiological perspective, the fear that we experience is presented to us as a reactive emotion when we become aware of an imminent danger. Every person, in accordance to the own temper, will suffer sudden changes such as dilatation of the blood vessels, a sudden inability to move, inhibition, or on the contrary, experience a frenzy of violent movements. These emotional alterations usually present themselves in the face of situations that cause us whirls of fear, even anguish.


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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Departamento de Estudios LiterariosCUCSH, Universidad de GuadalajaraGuadalajaraMexiko

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