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Piedra de sol

Piedra de sol


by Octavio Paz

Piedra de sol: I Won't Remember You True or False

1. Which Greek goddess does the speaker associate with his long-lost love? -> Octavia
2. Which of these lines expresses the speaker's desire to remember? -> "the top-hatted tiger, chairman of the board / of the Red Cross and the Vegetarian Society"
3. What explanation does the speaker give for having "forgotten your name, Melusina, / Laura, Isabel, Persephone, Mary"? -> The speaker's beloved was tragically born without a face
4. What architectural element is most closely related to memory? -> Skirt of corn
5. How does the speaker finally solve his memory problem? -> He dies and is reborn