The Secret Miracle
The Secret Miracle Symbolism, Imagery & Allegory
Sometimes, there’s more to Lit than meets the eye.
Jaromir must have wronged the Dreamweaver at some point because he sure has some strange dreams. These dreams frame his experience with the Nazis and tell us a bit about what's going on in his neur...
Libraries are a favorite symbol for Borges, who spent some of his most creative years writing stories in the basement of a municipal library. Sound fun? Well it gets even better. Toward the end of...
As we learned from Hamlet, any time you see a small story contained within a bigger story, it's a good idea to pay attention. That's because this smaller story, generally referred to as a "play-wit...
Borges hearts labyrinths. In fact, a labyrinth or maze tends to show up in pretty much all of his most famous short stories. (Check out "The Garden of Forking Paths" for a prime example.)Let's take...
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