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Epitaph for an Old Woman

Epitaph for an Old Woman


by Octavio Paz

Analysis: Trivia

Brain Snacks: Tasty Tidbits of Knowledge

Octavio Paz was the first Mexican to be awarded the Nobel Prize. Way to go, O. (Source.)

What can we say? The guy has class. Paz is so influential that there's even a charter school in Chicago named after him. (Source.)

Paz resigned as a Mexican diplomat to protest a massacre of students before the 1968 Olympic Games in Mexico City. (Source.)

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