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The Black Heralds

The Black Heralds


by César Vallejo

The Black Heralds: The Wide World True or False

1. Which country is Vallejo from? -> Peru
2. What major world event was ending when the poem was written? -> World War II
3. From which religious tradition does Vallejo draw his images? -> Christianity
4. In what language was the poem originally written? -> Arabic
5. What is the title of the book in which "The Black Heralds" first appeared? -> Crime and Punishment