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2003, p.19). What Barreto Rasp makes is to rescue through the critical one, values and questions that were if losing throughout the time. It ironiza pparently successful a republican society and starts to show to its mazelas. Policarpo Quaresma believing to be about a national instrument, dedicated – to study the violo, started to have lessons with Ricardo Heart of the Others to learn to touch modinhas, trying to rescue this culture, at the time turned reason chacotas for all the had violo to be synonymous of malandragem, however, if it disappointed when discovering that the instrument had been brought for Brazil for the Europeans, and, great amount of these foreign songs was of origin. … Comprou books, read all the publications the respect, but the disillusionment came to it to the end of some weeks of study. Almost all the traditions and songs were foreign; ….

One became, therefore, necessary to arrange some proper, original thing, a creation of our land and our airs. (BARRETO, Rasp. 2006, P. 21). As it goes to happen again itself throughout the book, all the projects give wrong, and go to the few ruindo the confidence of this irremediable sonhador. The indianismo of Policarpo Quaresma deviates if of the axle of quarrel that perfaz the way of the integration of the races, to fix itself, in the absorption of the sociocultural values of the indian – its language, its customs, in the attempt of desrecalcar them. (Pear tree, Ribeiro Elvya. 2001, P.

224) the indianismo of Quaresma is come close to the one of Alencar, who is source of its nationalistic motivation. The speeches of both were apiam in an idealistic rhetoric, even so reach sociocultural plans sufficiently different politicians. Alencar standes out the mythical figure of the indian, idealized from European models of pureness, honors and bravery to inscribe it in the literary field of the nation.