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Unformatted text preview: Borges does this to show that this world simply lacks common sense. This theme is continued with the philosophy that would be accepted in Tlon. This secondary world intrigues the character Borges and as his imagination takes the reader on a quest for this lost world it is meant to show the power of literature to the point that in the end of the story the idea of this world moves to take over the Earth and replace it, as it becomes Tlon, “the object produced through suggestion, educed by hope”....
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This note was uploaded on 02/19/2011 for the course LIT 2020 taught by Professor Can'trecall during the Fall '08 term at FSU.
- Fall '08