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Piedra de sol

Piedra de sol


by Octavio Paz

Piedra de sol: The Essentials True or False

1. How did the object of the speaker's affection die? -> She drowned
2. Where and when did the speaker and his girlfriend make love? -> Madrid, 1937
3. With whom did Heloise fall in love? -> Abelard
4. What Biblical figure does the speaker allude to when he mentions "the jawbone of an ass" in line 426? -> Samson
5. What is the last line of the poem? -> "forever arriving"