In “Continuity of Parks” by Julio Cortazar blurs the lines between reality and the world of literature with vivid imagery and a shroud of uncertainty. Woah. I had to read this story 3 times before I really understood what was going on. A quick and dirty summary for those of us who have not. THE CONTINUITY OF PARKS. BY JULIO CORTÁZAR. H. E HAD BEGUN TO READ THE NOVEL. a few days before. He had. put it aside because of some.

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I literally can’t say anything without spoiling given codtazar a rather short short story but that you should definitely read it! You are commenting using your WordPress. Want to Read Currently Reading Read. Return to Book Page. I also had hard time understanding this story when I first read it: Loved the trick ending. But only if you like well written short stories.

Goodreads helps you keep track of books you want to read. I can just disapparate into class. Once the man begins to read and dive into a different world Cortazar begins blurring the lines of reality and the book.

A quick and dirty summary for those of us who have not read it. Retrieved from ” https: El final de este cuento es muy impactante. By using this site, you agree to the Terms of Use and Privacy Policy.


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There is a connection between the two worlds. You are commenting using your WordPress. There is a lot going on with just 3 pages. Contibuity 09, Christina rated it really liked it Shelves: I like how you say that Cortazar uses continuity paradoxically. You are commenting using your Facebook account. Esme rated corttazar really liked it Mar 09, The man is so engrossed with his book that he does not notice his killer approaching knife in hand.

Jun 25, Claudia rated it really liked it. He influenced an entire generation of Latin American writers from Mexico to Argentina, and most of his best-known work was written in France, where he established himself in Noor Ferdous rated it really liked continiuty Mar 06, This strip has two sides, the side one and the side two, in a moment of the story the side one the reality joins with the side two the fiction.

Cinthia rated it really liked it Oct 19, This tale is really good.

Continuity of Parks – The Fantastic Short Story in the Americas

Lists with This Book. The author leads the way like a well danced Tango. What appears to be continuous, is not.

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A continuity of setting makes the distinction between fantasy and reality even harder to make. Es algo confuso e impactante, muy impactante. First, lets look at Continuity World English Dictionary defines continuity as: Soldierblue rated it really liked it Oct 26, I was always Harry of course. So, what’s happening around the character is joining with what’s happening on the book he is reading.

Continuity of Parks [Short story]

Please introduce links to this page from related articles ; try the Find link tool for suggestions. L Poirot rated it really liked it Jan 11, Unsourced material may be challenged and removed. The book he is reading takes place in a cabin within a many trees.

Franco Sierra rated it really liked it Apr 12, He had been sidetracked by business matters and had not had enough time to finish the novel.

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