Baltagul Essay

2148 words - 9 pages

BALTAGUL- rezumat -Romanul incepe cu o legenda care spune ca Dumnezeu, dupa ce a facut lumea, a dorit sa puna ordine in neamurile de pe pamant. A ales mai apoi pentru fiecare neam cate un lucru care-l caracterizeaza, astfel ca a ajuns si la munteni, carora le-a lasat muncile cu animalele (oile in special). Aceasta legenda era spusa de catre Nechifor Lipan. O spunea de cele mai multe ori la nunti si apoi nevestei sale, Vitoria, care se ocupa cu torsul lanii.Cei doi traiau in Magura Tarcaului, impreuna cu cei doi copii ai lor: Gheorghita si Minodora. In total au avut sapte copii, dar ceilalti cinci murisera de diferite boli. Acum, atat Gheorghita cat si Nechifor erau plecati de acasa… Nechifor era plecat la Dorna ca sa cumpere o turma de oi, iar Gheorghita era plecat la Jija, de unde astepta vesti de la tatal sau caci trebuia sa plateasca ceva datorii. Vitoria a primit o scrisoare de la Gheorghita in care acesta ii spunea ca ii este dor de casa, iar Minodora a primit o scrisoare de dragoste de la feciorul dascalului Andrei.Intr-o noapte, Vitoria l-a visat pe Nechifor trecand calare o revarsare de ape la asfintit. De atunci, neavand nici o veste de la el, isi facea griji zi de zi…Intr-o dupamiaza, Mitrea, un cioban, a venit pana la Vitoria acasa si i-a cerut o pereche de opinci, o tohoarca si o caciula, caci iarna se apropie si are mare nevoie de ele. Dupa ce i le-a dat Minodora, Mitrea s-a urcat pe casa pentru a desfunda hogeagul, caci Vitoria dorea sa faca foc si in soba din casa.Dupa ce au facut focul, au pus mancarea si au inceput sa manance. Minodora nu prea avea pofta de mancar, asa ca a fost putin certata de mama sa. Se tot gandea la fiul dascalului - Ghita Topor -… si abia astepta ca mama ei sa plece pe o perioada mai lunga de timp de acasa, ca sa poata petrece mai mult timp alaturi de iubitul sau.Vitoria a mers la preotul din sat ca sa-l intrebe si pe el ce are de facut in legatura cu visul pe care l-a avut in urma cu o seara. I-a dat si o foaie de hartie ca sa-i scrie o scrisoare lui Gheorghita. Toata lumea cu care se intalnea o intreba de barbatul sau… iar ea, auzind acestea, se rusina. Preotul i-a spus Vitoriei sa nu mai creada in vise, caci nu se pot da explicatii in urma viselor… Incercau amandoi sa-i gaseasca explicatii lui Nechifor pentru intarzierea sa. Parintele Daniil Milies i-a scris lui Gheorghita si i-a spus Vitoriei sa nu se ingrijoreze, caci se va intoarce in cele din urma.Vazand ca preotul nu i-a spus nimic clar, s-a hotarat sa mearga la baba Maranda, o vrajitoare din sat. Baba i-a spus ca l-a oprit o fata cu ochi verzi pe Nechifor, dar sa nu-si faca griji, pentru ca se va intoarce acasa cat de repede va putea. Acelasi lucru a iesit si din cartile de TAROT… Dupa ce a iesit de la Maranda din casa, a luat-o inspre casa ei… in curte s-a intalnit cu Mitrea, care dormea pe jos, langa gard.In apropierea sarbatorilor de iarna, s-a intors si Gheorghita de la apa Jijiei; si-a lasat...

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