Del ayote al culantro: el cuerpo como imagen culinaria en la tradición popular y en los cuentos de Carmen Lyra

In the Costa Rican popular tradition there are a wide range of culinary metaphors, with fruits and vegetables. These products represents different parts of the human body and certain emotions. This article examines the visual privilege of human body in the oral tradition in Costa Rica. It compares t...

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Main Author: Villalobos Villalobos, Carlos Manuel
Format: Artículo
Language: Español
Published: 2015
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Online Access: http://revistas.ucr.ac.cr/index.php/filyling/article/view/13852
http://hdl.handle.net/10669/14521
Summary: In the Costa Rican popular tradition there are a wide range of culinary metaphors, with fruits and vegetables. These products represents different parts of the human body and certain emotions. This article examines the visual privilege of human body in the oral tradition in Costa Rica. It compares the popular metaphors with the short stories by Carmen Lyra. This researching used the Semiotics of Meaning to examine the fragmentation of the body and erotic and thanatological archetypes and their relation with this discursive system.