Continuity of the Parks by Julio Cortázar. He had begun to read the novel a few days before. He had put it aside because of some urgent business conferences. In “Continuity of Parks” by Julio Cortazar blurs the lines between reality and the world of literature with vivid imagery and a shroud of uncertainty. Woah. I had to read this story 3 times before I really understood what was going on. A quick and dirty summary for those of us who have not.
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Continudad de los Parques does literally translate to continuity of park, yet it can refer to the continuous land that Cortazar creates. This page was last edited on 13 Novemberat He had been sidetracked by business matters and had not had enough time to finish the novel.
Once the man begins to read and dive into a different world Cortazar begins blurring the lines of continujty and the book. From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia.
This being said, the setting for reality and fiction blend together. My mind visually defines continuity as: Unsourced material may be challenged and removed. You are commenting using your Facebook account.
Continuidad de los parques
Windows and doors are sideways, stairs lead to no where, people are sitting on what should be walls. The story begins with a wealthy businessman reading a novel he had started reading a few days earlier in his house on a large estate.
Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in: There is a connection between the two worlds.
The book he is reading takes place in a cabin within a many trees. This mixture of two realities marks parka piece as fantastic-marvelous as it is impossible, but not so incredulous to be purely marvelous.
In his novel, a man and woman, two lovers, meet. Leave a Reply Cancel reply Enter your comment here I had to read this story 3 times before I really understood what was going on.
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You are commenting using your WordPress. You are commenting using your Twitter account. I pqrks how you say the author uses continuity paradoxically.
The lovers head off into the night, taking separate paths the male lover headed for an estate. A continuity of setting makes the distinction between fantasy and reality even harder to make.
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Continuity of Parks
Leave a Reply Cancel reply Enter your comment here This article needs additional citations for verification. Continuidad de los parques French: The book is about a lady and her lover; we can assume they are not supposed to be together.
The story starts and ends with the man in the green velvet chair parsk full circle in a reality that made from both the story we read and the story the man in the chair reads. A quick and dirty summary for those of us who have not read it.
Like the picture dortazar, at a first glance it is one, continuous story. Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in: Please help improve this article by adding citations to reliable sources.