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The Secret Miracle

The Secret Miracle


by Jorge Luis Borges

The Secret Miracle: Themes (For the Most Part) True or False

1. Why do the Nazis arrest Jaromir? -> Because he taunts Hitler
2. At the beginning of the story, how does Jaromir feel about his career as a writer? -> Dissatisfied
3. How does Borges portray the relationship between Jaromir and the Nazi soldiers who are his captors? -> By painting them as the hunter and the hunted
4. What religion(s) does Borges reference in the story? -> Judaism