La vida es sueno Quotes by Pedro Calderon de la Barca
La vida es sueno (English translation)
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Life Is a Dream
First published in or possibly in early during the Spanish Baroque period NADV1 ,  it is a philosophical allegory regarding the human situation and the mystery of life. Basilio briefly frees Segismundo, but when the prince goes on a rampage, the king imprisons him again, persuading him that it was all a dream. The play's central themes are the conflict between free will and fate , as well as restoring one's honor NADV1. Other themes include dreams vs. The play has been adapted for other stage works, in film and as a novel. Catholic Spain was the most powerful European nation by the 16th century. Another current that permeated Spanish thinking was the radical departure from the medieval ideal that royal power resided in God's will, as noted in Machiavelli's The Prince
LIFE is a dream. Or perhaps it isn't. After the first act of ''Sueno,'' a new adaptation of an old epic at Hartford Stage, a woman said that she didn't understand the play's title. Pondering that for a moment, the woman said she agreed: ''You know it really is. But earlier in this century, the poet and dramatist Federico Garcia Lorca disagreed; ''La vida no es sueno,'' he wrote. Jose Rivera, the contemporary adaptor and translator, lets Calderon have the last word. Yes, life is a dream, but does that matter?