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    Jorge Luis Borges

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    Jorge Luis Borges possesses writing styles unlike others of his time. Through his series of works, he has acquired the title of "the greatest living writer in the Spanish language." The particular example of work that I read, titled "Ficciones," was a definite portrayal of his culture. The book was not merely a list of facts from his birth country; instead the real cultural knowledge came from his writing style. The book consisted of two parts; each part was broken up into stories. Each one, despite

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    it is necessary to have fantasy, because without it, life would be dull and meaningless. Life would be so different without dreams, since they are what motivate humans to keep on moving forward in order to achieve their goals. This is what Jorge Luis Borges is trying to explain to the reader in the book Ficciones which is very confusing, but also very deep in meaning. These stories demonstrate a theme of reality vs. fiction which is fascinating because in many of the readings fantasy is required at

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    The life of the ostracized is something widely expressed in Luis Borges “House of Asterion”. The metaphor being Asterion being a prisoner of something without restriction. Asterion explains how he is a (lonely) prisoner of the labyrinths: “Another ridiculous falsehood has it that I, Asterion, am a prisoner. Shall I repeat that there are no locked doors, shall I add that there are no locks?”. It’s almost a metaphor that explains to how when someone is ostracized to the point they feel like they are

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    The Blind Creations Of Jorge Luis Borges

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    From the broken-down district of Palermo in Buenos Aires 1899, a literary star is born, Jorge Luis Borges. Under the pressure and teachings from his well-educated father, Borges learned English before Spanish and realized his destiny as a shining diamond in the rough within the world of literature. He intertwined reality and imagination, creating unique works of art and granting him the title of “the most foremost contemporary Spanish-American writer”. His influences ranged from people in his life

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    “The Circular Ruins” by Jorge Luis Borges “Green is derived from blue and green will become more brilliant than blue” Chinese Proverb The Chinese have a proverb about the evolution of humanity, and in particular, the nature of intellectual relationships. Although the color green is composed from the color blue, it often shines with a more brilliant luster than its predecessor does. This is a metaphor for the pupil and teacher. The pupil learns knowledge from his teacher, but will outgrow

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    Research paper on The art of Poetry (1960) By Jorge Luis Borges In the poem The Art of Poetry, by Jorge Luis Borges, the author describes what poetry is to him, what it represents, and how it makes him feel. Borges was born in Argentina in August of 1899. Even during his infancy in South America, Borges accomplished his first published translation when he was only nine years old. When he was fifteen years old, Borges and his family relocated to Europe and throughout a decade the Argentine experienced

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    not sure of anything, I know nothing . . . Can you imagine that I do not even know the date of my death?” (“Borges-Quotations”) The work of Jorge Luis Borges has been the subject of much literary criticism and research. Scholars have spent entire lifetimes attempting to pinpoint the meaning of his works. The fact that many of them use the above quote to do so sums up the enigma of Borges; the quote most likely to be used to explain him cannot be authenticated. In seventy-four short stories, over

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    story unfold in their mind's eye and some will stop to examine what they have read. Reader-response criticism is used when a reader decided to stop and try to explain what is going through their mind at certain intervals throughout a story. Jorge Luis Borges story, “The Garden of Forking Paths”, is a complex short story about a military man who travels on a mission that only he knows about. While reading this story many readers must stop and try to unravel the secrecy that is slowly revealed by the

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    Vicious Series: Shape and Pattern in Borges Ford Maddox Ford famously thought that an author should open with “the note that suggests the whole book.” In the short story “Death and the Compass,” Borges’ third sentence accomplishes this: “But he did divine,” he writes of his detective-protagonist Erik Lönnrot, “the secret morphology of the vicious series.” Indeed, fixation on shape and form, pattern and symmetry – for conformation – is fundamental to Borges’ story. This is not surprising: After

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    Jorge Luis Borge the author of the essay “The garden of forking paths” was born August 1899 and died in June 1986. He was an Argentine poet and short story writer. He was born in Buenos Aires in Argentina. His works shows a reflection of hallucinatory in all literature. His works have contributed to philosophical literature and to both fantasy and magical realism. During his lifetime he wrote so many books amongst which are Ficciones

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