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    Postmodern Art

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    influenced by the time and place where he/she is creating, but interpretation of their work also depends on the context in which the art work is interpreted. Jorge Luis Borges (1899- 1986,) (the Modern World) one of the greatest artist of modern time wrote in 1941short story titled “Pierre Menard, Author of the Don Quixote”. In his work, Borges made up the character of Pierre Menard, young French writer, who decided to “rewrite,” or to say recreate Don Quixote, the famous novel written by Miguel de Cervantes

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    highly upset about his condition, but for one man this is not the case. In the essay “Blindness”, written by Argentinian Jorge Luis Borges, talks about his perspective of being literally blind and talks about blindness figuratively. Through his primary audience, which is people who know little to no knowledge about being blind, and people with disabilities themselves. Borges purpose is a moving meditation on being visually impaired and to explain how being blind isn’t a misfortune, but an amazing opportunity

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    but we have many theories that could be the reason. For example, Christians believe that God made the world in six days and that we live as his creations, to worship and adore him. Jose Luis Borges likes to conduct thought experiments with his stories and one theme he uses quite often is the nature of reality. Borges created a perplexing universe in “The Library of Babel” that plays with the idea of never being able to grasp certain concepts because of the limit of what one can perceive. In this Library

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    Memory, and Anxiety in Borges' Fiction The fundamental questions of how and why we read have an infinitude of answers, none of which entirely 'do the job', simply because they bear too closely upon the automatic, (and therefore, to us, secret) processes of the mind; the act of reading is too closely related to the act of living in the world for us to comprehend definitively. There are few writers who understand and exploit this primal link more persistently than Jorge Luis Borges. One of the ways

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    I) Gabriel García Márquez, One Hundred Years of Solitude, Response B Macondo remained an isolated town from the rest of civilization throughout the mid-ninteenth century. Jose Arcadio Buendía and Ursula Iguaran live in a state of comfort and peace in Macondo’s solitude. However, the community soon unravels in the mid-twentieth century due to the modernized influence other towns have on it, the reconstruction of its governing leaders, and the start of civil wars. Its inception from a solitary town

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    Magical Realism and Psychology

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    hidden meanings. Given these and other characteristics, it is easy to see that magical realism can be applied to things outside of literature, such as psychology. In magical realism stories, the places and things are real and unreal at the same time. Luis Leal states that "what used to be called empirical reality, or the world, seems to have become more and more unreal, and what has long been regarded as unreal is more and more turned to or studied as the only 'true' or 'another equally valid' reality"

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    In the short story of “The Gospel According to Mark”, Jorge Luis Borges introduces the readers to controversies to the works of missionaries faced by many civilizations around the world. Borges accomplishes this by accompanying the story with ironic symbols and substantial religious references which allow the readers to connect the story to relevant past events. In this short story, Borges ironically criticizes the effects which various missionaries had on different groups of indigenous people. Amongst

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    The three authors Jorge Luis Borges, Scott Russell Sanders, and E.B White all have different stories yet somehow they tie together. Borges’ “The Keeper of the Books”, Sanders’ “The Men We Carry in Our Minds” and White’s “Once More to the Lake” all touch upon perception throughout their stories. Their perceptions thoroughly shape their stories, but their memories also influence and shadow their perception as well. Throughout this essay I hope to prove how memories influence and tie together with our

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    the purpose of gratifying one’s instinctual desires or for controlling one’s rather barbaric tendencies. The occurrence of events beyond an individual’s control is often determined by a higher supernatural power. In “The Babylon Lottery” by Jorge Luis Borges, the narrator introduces us to a capricious lottery that dictates the life chances of those living in Babylon. This lottery transitions in its rules and punishments because of the demands and desires from those that seek its amusement. The lottery

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    Blindness Borges

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    In the essay, “Blindness”, Jorge Luis Borges writes to explain the good that came of his blindness; an opportunity that arose from tragedy. Though his primary audience is for those who are not blind, or don’t have personal experience with the ‘disability’, his purpose is to share his experiences and feeling with others. He wants to try to break the typical stereotypes of a blind person. Another purpose for the essay is to share his love for literacy. Jorge does this through personal stories and a

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