The Power of Poetry
Pablo Neruda was exiled from Chile after criticizing a Chilean politician. He consequently, moved to Italy where everyone loved his poetry, especially women. Mario Ruoppolo was hired to be his personal postman and becomes interested in poetry. He has Pablo teach him about poetry and its many techniques. Not only does Mario learn about poetry from Pablo, but he also learns about life and his country.
Neruda teaches Mario how to
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to an outspoken poet.
Through conversation and poetry, Neruda inspires Mario to see the world in a different prospective. Mario learned how to analyze the world and express it in poetic form. He finally realized that nature is beautiful and inspiring instead of being unpleasant. In the beginning Mario was a timid person, but after being taught by Neruda, he becomes very outspoken, writing poetry and even reading it in front of hundreds of people.