Read the text and then answer the questions.
Lights and voices put a cool and political palpitation in those rooms decorated with the coarse emulation of ministerial offices in the Motherland: Suddenly the gachupine phalanx came in tumult to the balconies. Shouts and applause:
- Long live Spain!
- Long live General Banderas!
- Long live the Latino race!
- Long live the General President!
- Long live Don Pelayo!
- Long live the Pilar de Zaragoza!
- Long live Don Isaac Peral!
- Long live honest commerce!
- Long live the hero of Zamalpoa!
In the street, a troop of horses stabbed the savage and blackish populace, who fled without removing the facon from their chest.
Ramón del Valle Inclán. Tyrant Flags. 1999
to. The previous fragment corresponds to a Spanish novel from the beginning of the 20th century. How do you relate its title to the historical context of the time?
b. According to the last lines of the fragment, what event, typical of dictatorships, takes place?