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Unformatted text preview: subjects in order to be Argentine; for either being Argentine is an inescapable act of fateand in that case we shall be so in all eventsor being Argentine is a mere affectation, a mask (185). To what extent would you say the poems by Neruda you chose play out these ideas? Are the themes of the poems local or universal? Can one detect in them any explicit fashioning of Latin America? Most importantly, to what extent do you agree, or not, with Borgess ideas about writers and tradition in this part of the world? What do the poems by Neruda contribute, or not, to this discussion? Please feel free to restructure or reorganize these questions in whichever way you deem best....
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This note was uploaded on 07/15/2009 for the course COLT 150G taught by Professor Diaz during the Fall '08 term at USC.
- Fall '08