The personage of the clergyman poet serves to talk about to the lack of seriousness and preparation of some conversos that have managed to be accepted by the Clergy. The ignorance of the bases of the catholicism on the part of the personage is put in evidence of sarcastic way. The priest creates verses for Don Corpus Christie thinking it santo and a sacrament not leaving about clear his indifference in relation to the Christianity: Shepherds, it is not pretty joke, That today is the gentleman San Corpus Christie? 3 the author of the Petty thief uses the picaresque novel to attack the bourgeoisie talks. Details can be found by clicking Dropbox or emailing the administrator. The main personage, Don the Pablos, serve to propose us that the bourgeois and pcaro two faces pertaining to a same currency, differentiated solely by the economic condition. The Petty thief is a sectarian book, his primary target is to demonstrate that the social metamorphosis of the Spain of century XVII is the beginning of one society the other way around.
In many of his Quevedo productions it has demonstrated his sectarianism, for the new society that turns around the capitals and chaste it does not appear like a system that can simply be divided between pcaros with luck and desventurados pcaros: Pcaros has with luck which I meet and pcaros there is no4. The Petty thief is a true testimony of the point of view of an aristocratic one in relation to the structural changes of the Spanish society of century XVII. For Quevedo this new society appears like a system in which the cleverness and the money replace honour and the moral producing a crisis of Spanish values and identity. The maximum exponent of this alteration is I talk, that comes represented in different personages from the novel beginning by the protagonist. The eventful journeys of Don the Pablos serve to demonstrate the techniques of survival of the new society that is based on the industry.