JORGE LUIS BORGES with my cousin Bernardo Haedo. We were riding along on our horses, singing merrily—and being on horseback was not the only reason . Funes el Memorioso [Funes, His Memory] (). Jorge Luis Borges (click on names to see more mathematical fiction by the same author). 17 Nov My high school senior year English teacher was kind of an odd fellow, though I now believe he relished (and even cultivated) the “wacky.

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Funes the Memorious

Because Funes can distinguish every physical object at every distinct time of viewing, he has no clear need of generalization or detail-suppression for the management of sense impressions. I kind of didn’t get what the point of it was Oct 29, Marietldr rated it really liked it.

He was able to reconstruct every dream, every daydream he had ever had. Goodreads helps you keep track of books you want to read.

Retrieved from ” https: Funes had a synesthetic memory, similar to Solomon Shereshevski described by Luria, and both had difficulties generalizing and reasoning. He could compare the setting of the clouds that he saw one day, with the veins on jemorioso cover of a book. In that configuration, however, we would integrate with difficulty in the current society, similar to Sereshevski. This ability seems more like funes el memorioso de jorge luis borges curse than an actual gift, as the narrator thinks.


My friend highly recommended this story to me and I read it funes el memorioso de jorge luis borges It felt to me that the story went nowhere. To see the entire list or to see more works of mathematical fiction, return to the Homepage. Moving walls are generally represented in years. Looking at a forest, he noticed each and every leaf, looking at a face, he noticed each and every nuance and movement.

Funes el Memorioso by Jorge Luis Borges

I attempted to explain that this rhapsody of unconnected terms was precisely the contrary of a system of numbering. Jill Pricealong with 10 others, can remember with great accuracy most days of their lives starting from the average age of Juampa rated funes el memorioso de jorge luis borges it was amazing May 26, You can always find the topics here! That year, my father had taken me to spend the summer at Fray Bentos. Terms Related to the Moving Wall Fixed walls: There are no discussion topics on this book yet.

We rode into a narrow lane which wound down between two enormously high brick footpaths. Sep 19, Oleksandr rated it really liked it. This is my general grudge against short stories: His memories were visceral, as they were link to his body sensations.


Memory and Meaning: Borges and “Funes el memorioso”

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Due to a hereditary condition, Borges became blind in his late fifties. Need a bit more enlightenment on this. In lieu of five hundred, he would say nine.

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