Now Fabiano was cattle, and nobody took off it d? there. It appears as an animal, entocara as an animal, but it creates roots, was planted. Mandacarus looked at quips and the chic-chic ones. It was stronger than everything this, was as the catingueiras and barahunas. It, Sinha Victory, the two children and cachorra Whale were grasped in the land (P. 24).
Fabiano is presented in the condition of caretaker of a flock, was cattle. Although he is a man who if has presented in animalesca condition, he possesss a social identity, since the fact to have bred roots and to be planted in the land mentions its characteristic to it while individual that is associated with one determined half sociocultural and ambient one in reference to the Northeast with its historical tradition that much had contributed for the reinforcement of the Brazilian social identity. In this direction, it is remained become attached to its references and collective experiences while net of relation and identification, its place of origin, the hinterland northeastern. In the aspect of resistance of Fabiano, the narrator, when comparing mandacarus and the chic-chic ones – cactcea and prickly vegetation that represents the figure of the master and the stubbornness of the way for dries -, presents Fabiano in a metafrica identity in fitomorfia to the catingueiras and barahunas, vegetation that if characterizes for the rigidity, vigor and resistance. Catinga, in the estiagem, dries, but it does not die. Xerfila is a vegetation that if ambienta, it resists dries and if also characterizes for being a specific vegetation northeast Brazilian. In none another part of the planet, it can be found. Barahunas is characterized as particular vegetation of the hinterland northeastern that it is distinguished for presenting a wood extremely lasts and used as dormentes, parts wooden in which if they seat and if fix the tracks of railroads, that, in turn, can be understood as representative figure of economic and social progress.