I read, and re-read, the same few authors. I find them impossible to put down. Here are my favorites, the biggest influences on my own writing — and why. Borges was a bookish child and somewhat ashamed of it, because his family was, in general, full of passionate revolutionaries.
In literature, blindness is often used to symbolize something more than just a lack of ability to see. In Invisible Man, blindness is used to identify a lack of insight and social consciousness in both the Narrator and other characters such as Brother Jack, the founder of the college, and Reverend Homer; this blindness is identified by invisibility, blindfolds,…. This makes them unable to see things from a different perspective and generally leads to a shallow and narrow thinking person. Consequently, many know the two things as being synonymous with each other, even in this modern era. Even Tiresias, who is blind himself, compares blindness to ignorance.
His best-known books, Ficciones Fictions and El Aleph The Aleph , published in the s, are compilations of short stories interconnected by common themes, including dreams, labyrinths, philosophers, libraries, mirrors, fictional writers, and mythology. The family travelled widely in Europe, including Spain. On his return to Argentina in , Borges began publishing his poems and essays in surrealist literary journals. He also worked as a librarian and public lecturer.
At first glance, Yu Tsun may seem to be a "loyal" member of the German army but he manifests a characteristic throughout the story as being the oppressed member of the army. It seems that Yu Tsun shows a "desperate desire of the oppressed to be accepted. She was the representation of the unnoticed, underappreciated workers of the world overthrowing the capitalists who took them for granted. Books of St.