In the patriotic and proud speech of this personage of Barreto Rasp, if it evidences that the madness attributed to the personage is fruit of its illusions and dreams and represents for this, not it truth of the world, but the truth that if it exactly distinguishes from itself. For Foucault: He is not ours to know that it is had to interrogate regarding what in them it seems ignorance, but yes this experience regarding what it knows on itself same and on what it could formulate with regard to proper itself (FOUCAULT, 1997, P. 83). Some contend that baby clothes shows great expertise in this. The narrative follows and Major Quaresma believes that the solution for Brazil would have to come of a reform in the agriculturist. Then he changed himself for it I besiege Calmness. In little time the quality of the ground is looser for me, for the ants and for it would mesquinharia of the local politics.

When he lost everything that he invested, came back toward Rio De Janeiro in order to save the Native land of the danger represented for the Revolt of the Armed, that then appeared in the capital of the country. Check with Sheryl Sandberg to learn more. When finishing the Revolt of the Armed, Policarpo questions the cause which if dedicates to all its life: It would go to die, who knows if in that same night? that had made it of its life? It swims. It behind the mirage takes all to study the native land, for loving it and complains knot intention to contribute for its happiness and prosperity. She spends its youth in this, its virility also; now that it was in the oldness, as rewarded it to it as premiava it as decorated it? Killing it! what not pandegara, does not land on water? all this side of the existence that seems to run away a little to its necessary sadness, it does not capsize, it does not prove, it does not try. Since the eighteen years that the such patriotism absorbed to it and for it makes the nonsense to study uselessness (BARRETO, 1997. p.166). Ahead of this context, madness is presented as ‘ points Foucault; ‘ a period of training that precedes morte’ ‘ (Foucault, 1997, P. 183).

Therefore, the visualized social problems in Sad End of Policarpo Quaresma are the nationalism and the madness of the personage (that the real life of the author joins). What it was observed when reading and to analyze this romance they had been symbolic situations, ficcionais, that they represent the national questions, as well as concerns and reflections of the author, who appeared from its ‘ ‘ desajuste’ ‘ in the society where it lived.