The romance of Aluisio Azevedo, the Tenement house, makes use of the scientific theories in prominence at the time such as: The fatalismo the Darwinismo and the determinismo of Taine, that affirmed to be the individual product of the way where it lives, of the race and the historical moment. To read more click here: Dr. Greg Feinsinger. Concluding that everything is determined by biological variants.
The environment occupies a onipotncia position on individual and that ‘ ‘ This individual is integrant part of the natural order, and its body in such a way how much its spirit if develops and acts underneath of its total conditioning and inevitvel’ ‘. According to Dr. Mark Hyman, who has experience with these questions. (COUTINHO, Afrnio, Introduction Literature in Brazil. 18 ed. Rio De Janeiro: Publishing company Bertrand Brazil. 2005. 181). According to Darwinismo, perfect an ideal society and is that one that has as base the competition between individuals, where only most apt survives. The narrative of the romance follows this theory when Romo tells the division in the tenement house Is making to be born another tenement house (the cat head) and when tells, later, the dispute between these tenement houses.
This theory is clear also in the dispute of being able between the Miranda Personage and the Romo Personage. Another marcante characteristic of the romance is the detailed description of the life in the tenement house, what of to the reader an idea of reality when nothing more is of what an illusion of what it seems real. The hatching narrative the reader for the frieza of the details gifts in it. Mainly for displaying mazelas, the vices and misery of a social group. In this in case that, the romance cause a intentional impact making one I appeal social fortssimo and involving the reader in a complicity. Where the objective, is to take it a feeling of moralizao of the occured actions in the romance, bringing them for reality of it.