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The gypsies travel to Madrid where Preciosa makes her debut in a festival for the patron saint of the city, Saint Annawhere Preciosa is able to sing and dance for the public.

They agreed that they should return to the same place in eight days, in which time Preciosa could verify his identity and the gentleman could arrange his affairs.

Please help to improve this article by introducing more precise citations. In them the love of thieving, and the ability to exercise it, are qualities inseparable from their existence, and gjtanilla lost until the hour of their death. The gypsies agree to resume Don Sancho, as that is his name until renamed Clemente by the gypsies.

Preciosa refuses to follow this condition, affirming her independence and asking that the young man trust her. Michael Gerli explains that, “Her actions, while at once incorporating the wit and liveliness of a gypsy, do not wholly conform with our expectations that all gypsies are thieves” The problem comes in at the end of the story, in that moment of anagnorisis, when it is revealed that Preciosa is not a true gypsy girl but rather a young woman of noble birth.

It appears that Cervantes is attempting to acknowledge a version of the gypsy life completely contrary to the stereotypical depiction. Preciosa agrees and makes resu,en deal to pay for his poems by the dozen, to the satisfaction of the page. Preciosa’s grandmother confesses to having kidnapped Preciosa as a young child rdsumen raised her as her own granddaughter.

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October Learn how and when to remove this template message. She agrees to become his wife if only he agrees to her conditions: It is also possible to see this concept of truth vs. Cervantes leaves us with this moment of irony, perhaps to force his audience to question whether or resuken it really matters that the so-called best gypsy was actually no gypsy at all.

Preciosa grew up with her gypsy family group in Sevilla, Spain.

The young gentleman reveals himself to be a knight and explains that he has become enamoured by Preciosa’s resuken and talent, wishes to serve her as she wishes, and make her a lady of the court. Preciosa critiques the poem and when questioned as to how she knows so much, she insists that she needs no teacher as the life of a gypsy is teacher enough to ensure that every gypsy is wise to the ways of the world at a young age.


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Preciosa insists on answering the gentleman for herself, asserting that her virtue cannot be swayed by money, promises, or schemes. Born of parents who are thieves, reared among thieves, and educated as thieves, they finally go forth perfected in their vocation, accomplished at all points, and ready for every species of roguery.

Preciosa is depicted as beautiful, talented, intelligent, wise beyond her years, honest, and trustworthy. Another example of the dichotomous nature of truth and deception in the story is that of Preciosa’s grandmother. The first depiction is that of the stereotypical understanding of what it means to be a gypsy. Another argument is that, pa Preciosa may have been born noble, she was raised a gypsy just as much as any of her peers which begs the question of nature vs.

Mattham naar Adriaen van de Venne. The young man agrees to these conditions as he has already promised to give Preciosa’s what she wishes, gitanills he makes a condition of his own, that Preciosa does not return to Madrid in order gitanila avoid any harm that could come of it.


The reader is slowly introduced to this version through the character of Preciosa. They are invited to perform for a group of gentlemen, much to the dismay of Cristina, a fellow gypsy maiden wary of spending much time with a large group of men. She immediately attracts a great following as she is recognized as a wonderful performer, a great beauty, and a kind soul. Through the prevalence of songs and poems as well as the descriptions of dances and fortune-tellings, Cervantes shows mainstream Spain the art behind a group of people often ostracized.

This page was last edited on 3 Februaryat Although Preciosa is familiar with the art of deception in her professional life as a performer, she is also dedicated to the truth in her personal life Lipson, Fesumen is initially introduced to the reader in the very first sentence of the story”It would almost seem that the Gitanos and Gitanas, or male and female gipsies, had been sent into the world for the sole purpose oa thieving.

Everyone was quick to believe her throughout her deception, but as soon as she chooses to be honest she is no longer credible Lipson, Each has a hidden truth, even though Preciosa is not aware of hers until the end of the story. While the gypsies are on the way to the lieutenant’s house, they stop when beckoned from a window by a gentleman. This dialogue unfolds a moral code in which marriage, love, and fidelity are all very important and integral to the gypsy life.


Preciosa’s grandmother agrees to perform for the lieutenant and his wife. The Little Gipsy Girl. Accompanied by her adoptive grandmother and other members of her gypsy family groupPreciosa travels to Madridwhere she meets a charming noblemannamed Juan de Carcome.

She refuses to engage in conversation with Clemente until he swears to be honest with her. The two discuss the position of “poet” and the art of poetry, and rest on the conclusion that the page is not a poet but rather a lover of poetry, and that he is neither rich nor poor, but rather comfortable enough financially to be able to spare a coin or two.

Preciosa refuses to keep the poem until the page agrees to take back his money, which he does. The ladies all fawn over Preciosa and ask to hear their fortunes toldbut none among them could find any money to give. The gypsies work together as a group, live together as a group, and travel together as a group.

One of the gentlemen sees the paper in Preciosa’s hand and grabs it, sees that it has a coin for Preciosa within, and begins to read the poem, as prompted by Preciosa to do so.

While she is able to convince customers of their fabricated fortunes, Preciosa is also committed to honesty and expects it from those around her. Deception, Trust and the Figure of Poetry in La gitanilla.

After some time, the gypsies travel to Murcia and stop on their way at an inn. Mendacious Discourse in La gitanilla.

Wikisource has original text related to this article: The reader is able to see the importance of music, poetry, dance, and the oral tradition for the gypsy people. Articles lacking in-text citations from October All articles lacking in-text citations Interlanguage link template link number.

La gitanilla depicts two versions of what the gypsy resumej is like. One night, the page-poet happens upon the gypsy camp while traveling and he becomes injured. The second depiction of the gypsy life is that of the exceptional gypsies.