Pablo Neruda was born on July 12th, 1904, in Parral Chile. His real name is Neftalí Ricardo Reyes Basoalto. He adopted his pen name in memory of the Czechoslovak poet Jan Neruda. At the age of thirteen, Neruda wrote in “La Mañana.” This was his first publication and his first poems. The IB learner profile gives examples of different traits that every person should have and show in their daily lives. Pablo Neruda exemplifies a person who is principled and is a communicator through his various governmental works. For his communication to much of the Hispanic public through his writings and his integrity and honesty in all of his various works, Pablo Neruda was presented the Nobel peace prize in literature in 1971.
Throughout his life, Pablo Neruda always expressed his ideas, even through the hard times. Between 1927 and 1935, the government put him in charge of a number of honorary consulships, which took him to Burma, Ceylon, Java, Singapore, Buenos Aires, Barcelona, and Madrid. His poetic production during that difficult period included, among other works, the collection of esoteric surrealistic poems, Residencia en la tierra, which marked his literary breakthrough. During this time he spoke all around spreading his communist ideas. In 1948 a warrant was put out for his arrest. Neruda went into hiding, but he still kept writing. From his hiding, Pablo Neruda published many works and he remained confident and creative in his writings.
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