The notion of pomp It is used in different ways. A pomp can be a bubble that is created when the air enters the Water . The most frequent, in this sense, are the soap bubbles . For example: "Juancito was playing for several hours with the bubbles", “I still remember the baby's laughter when he saw the bubbles blow for the first time”, “When I was a child, I had fun creating soap bubbles while showering”.
In Mexico , the term pomps is used colloquially to refer to the buttocks : "I've been exercising my bubbles ”, "When he bent down to pick up the papers, the bubbles were seen", "The father kicked the boy in the bubbles because he refused to do the homework". It should be mentioned that among children or when trying to express the concept with a certain tenderness the term is used booty.
The pomp, in another sense, is the solemnity or richness with which does any action or an event Doing something with pomp implies bringing greatness so that it becomes lavish or solemn.
It can be said that a person who died is fired with bubbles when funeral They involve several days of homage. These pomps are usually seen before the death of a political leader; in this case it is styled to exhibit your body so that the population can say goodbye and, in addition, it is common for the coffin to be taken to the cemetery through a civic or military parade.
As a synonym for grandiloquence or affectation , the concept of pomp can also be taken as something negative . A person You can ask another to leave the bubbles aside in everyday treatment so that the human bond is closer, without ceremonies or exaggerated rituals.
The Russian writer Alexander Pushkin, considered founder of the modern literature of his country and known for his poetry, his drama and his narrative, was the author of the story "The coffin maker", also know as "The undertaker", which revolves around the influence that the work environment has on workers and their mood. Let's see their characters, with a brief description of each and links among them:
* Adrián Projorov , a coffin maker who has just moved to Nikitskaia Street with all his family, after having put his old home for sale, to a yellow house that had long awakened his imagination;
* Goblit Shultz , one of Adrián's new neighbors. He works as a shoemaker;
* Yurko , works as a guard of the Goblit address;
* Louise , Goblit's wife, with whom they celebrate their wedding silver ;
* Daria and Akulina , the daughters of Adrian Projorov;
* Pedro Petrovich Kurilkin , a retired sergeant, already deceased, for whom years before Adrian had sold the first coffin he had made.
Adrián Projorov, a cavernous man and somber , is the protagonist of this peculiar story and, as the title indicates, is an undertaker, an industry that is dedicated to everything related to farewells to the deceased. The only reasons he decides to communicate through the word are to try to get the best possible offer for his coffins or to scold his daughters.
After a party from which he returns home in a drunken state, an interesting and unexpected turn begins, in which the corpses of all his customers. As if this profession was not particular enough and did not wake up many myths and questions in reality, Pushkin manages to take advantage of it to invite reflection; The genius lies in the fact that this story is valid both for the funeral parlor and for any other, according to the reading.