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Ryan Wisneski LIT2020 August 30, 2010 Daily Analytical Reflection In the short story Tlön, Uqbar, Orbis Tertius by Jorge Luis Borges the author tells a story of a intellectual conspiracy to create, through literature and the imagination of Earth’s population, a separate world. While reading this text I could see that the line "mirrors and copulation are abominable, since they both multiply the numbers of men" was important in the way that is repeated and sets the stage for this quest. When Borges started talking about the literature of this world with not nouns it makes this world difficult to understand but I believe
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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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