The Secret Miracle
The Secret Miracle Themes
Little Words, Big Ideas
Versions of Reality
From the very first sentence of "The Secret Miracle," it's pretty clear that this story plays with the conflict between an objective, historically-rooted reality, and the subjective experiences tha...
Literature and Writing
Without literature and writing, Jaromir wouldn't have his "secret miracle." And without his secret miracle, we wouldn't have "The Secret Miracle." Our buddy Borges loves to write about writing and...
Historical context is key in "The Secret Miracle" – change the time and place, and you've got yourself a totally different takeaway. World War II was pretty much the worst thing ever: it led to t...
As you might guess from the title, the theme of religion pops up a lot in "The Secret Miracle" –but not always in the way you might expect from a story about a Jewish writer. The story opens with...
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