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The Black Heralds

The Black Heralds


by César Vallejo

The Black Heralds: Code-breakers True or False

1. Which of these religious images appears in the poem? -> bread
2. What religion does Vallejo get most of his references from -> Catholicism
3. Which of the following is the best characterization of the speaker? -> The poet's mother
4. What is water most closely associated with in the poem? -> Church
5. Which of these historical personalities appears in the poem? -> Attila the Hun