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or has always been a mystery and various theories have been stated to try and explain who he was but none of them has enough evidence to pinpoint who he was exactly (Applebaum, Stanley 47).
The author of Lazarillo de Tormes had an aim of entertaining its readers which received many critics and at the same approval by many people. The disagreement about the intent of Lazarillo has always been on debate with people giving various opinions as to his real intentions. Marcel Bataillon maintains that Lazarillo contained satire that was not around during the time of his writing, nor does his work portray the positive doctrine of the spirit (Cruz and Anne 35). The ambiguity of Lazarillo is mainly based on the association between the narrator and the author. The problem that is there with interpreting Lazarillo de Tormes it’s not only on the narrator’s ambiguities. The author makes no effort to intervene in the narration, and everything we understand is based on the perspective of Lazarillo unreliable account (Alpert and Michael 96). If proper understanding of the account is believed to be true, then we can say that the author sympathizes with his character and pities the young boy who had gone though difficult life when growing up. From this perspective the author is more ready to criticize the society than Lazarillo. This kind of interpretation comes from the author’s artful deception and from the modern conception of childhood (Maiorino and Giancarlo 25). In the 16th century people were considered as adults and responsible for their acts, and for Lazarillo he was taken to be “a greater sinner for a so small boy” that he was for having committed the great seven sins which included: lust, gluttony, greed, sloth, wrath, envy and pride (Garcia and Alonso 67). His act for blaming all his misdeeds on is parents and masters prove to be a fallacy. From a Christian and humanistic approach he is the only person who can be blamed for his actions. At the end of his life