The Garden of Forking Paths Questions
Bring on the tough stuff - there’s not just one right answer.
- Write a passage from Ts'ui Pen's novel, The Garden of Forking Paths.
Or, write a modern-day critical review of the novel. Ts'ui Pen's
relatives weren't fans of his work – but then, they didn't have the
Internet. Would a review of The Garden of Forking Paths be more favorable now that we're familiar with hypertext and digital culture?
few of Borges' stories contain any female characters. Why do you think
this is? Would "The Garden of Forking Paths" be substantially different
if Yu Tsun and Dr. Albert were women?
- What would Borges' Facebook page look like?
films or novels can you think of that employ the Borgesian idea of
diverging and parallel universes? We thought of the movie Sliding Doors with Gwyneth Paltrow, and the novel The Golden Compass by Philip Pullman, so you can't pick those.
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