Diffuse, full workmanship of digresses eextravagncia, because in it, instead of the linear narration the objective (...) Machadoadotava ' ' form livre' ' of Lawrence Sterne ... (p.225) We can, thus to say that, according to citation, the deMachado masterpiece would be a species of Metaphysical continuity of the book of Sterne, mainly, in what it has the narrator of the beyond-tomb counting in them that amelancolia does not have cure. As much in ' ' Dom Casmurro' ' (1899) how much em' ' Posthumous memories of Brs Cubas' ' , the narration is lead porpersonagens that count its proper history they comment and it. For backwards of ambosest the writer Axe of Assis that, in the truth, leads the narrative as umtodo. One adds that the narrator if valley, in the construction of the text, dautilizao of the narration in first person, the participation, the technique dadigresso, the game of chronological and psychological time, of frequent exerccioda metalanguage, the narration in air of colloquy, everything this pontuado for humore irony. According to Lajolo (1980: 101), ' ' the calm, the rhythm pausadocom that Axe makes in them to enter in the world of its personages, the completaausncia of haste in the narration of the episodes is a distanciamento form. The actions if uncurl and the narrator sluggishly, come back and stocking, asinterrompe to fix its (and ours) attention in circumstantial elements eperifricos' '.
In the truth, the literal construction is marked by the choices deum subject enunciador that creates the speech, aiming at to the direction effect quedevem to be produced in the enunciatrio (reading). In the vision of Brait (1994/1995, p.20), ' ' the language sempre, in greater or minor degree, one persuasion form, to lead other to aaderir to a point of vista' '. Being the strategy of use of digresses one forms deargumentao, the common aspect between the analyzed texts is in searching, nainterao with the enunciatrio, creating a game where the information must be received, but aiming at to the formation of opinions and change of attitudes.