What happened to Simoun at the end of the story in El Filibusterismo?

What happened to Simoun at the end of the story in El Filibusterismo?

At the end of the novel, Simoun/Ibarra find Padre Florentino and confesses his entire story to him. He even hands the priest all his riches before finally passing away. An ending I pictured was: Padre Florentino makes a break for it with the treasure that Simoun leaves with him.

What is the role of Simoun in El Filibusterismo?

Simoun is the main character in Jose Rizal’s two El Filibusterismo novels. In Rizal’s second novel, he returns as a rich jewelry salesman, Simoun. He is known to be the influential in the Spanish colonial government in the Philippines and has links to the Captain-General.

What is the characteristics of Simoun in El Filibusterismo?

Major characters. Simoun – Crisóstomo Ibarra in disguise, presumed dead at the end of Noli Me Tángere. Ibarra has returned as the wealthy jeweler Simoun. His appearance is described as being tanned, having a sparse beard, long white hair, and large blue-tinted glasses.

What are the factors that changed the character of Crisostomo Ibarra on becoming Simoun?

The two men were set apart by their backgrounds; despite this, Ibarra was receptive to Elias’ ideals and sought to genuinely understand him. Elias’ death by the hands of the Guardia Civil was one of the factors that pushed Ibarra to become Simoun, living out Elias’ revolutionary ideals to an unhealthy extreme.

What does Donya Victorina symbolize?

Description. As one of the lesser evils in the novel, Doña Victorina symbolizes those who have a distorted view of their identity. Everything that is indigenous is inferior and everything foreign as superior. It is the comedic form of ”colonial mentality”.

IS Donya Victorina rich?

Dona Victorina is a rich Filipina whose source of wealth is unknown. She married Don Tiburcio de Espedana fifteen years before the events of El Filibusterismo (El Fili).

What does Ibarra symbolize?

Ibarra as Rizal’s reflection of himself. He symbolizes the idealism of the privileged youth.