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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Continuidad de los parques

This page was last edited on 13 Novemberat The book is about a lady and her lover; we can assume they are not supposed to be together. The story starts with a busy upper-class man who has a unique passion for books. This site uses cookies. The story begins with a wealthy businessman reading a novel he had started cortazzr a few days earlier in his house on a large coftazar.

Leave a Reply Cancel reply Enter your comment here February 21, at 6: I believe I am that person for the duration of my time reading a story. The two lovers meet in a cabin, it was not a parjs of passion, but one with devious intentions. Let us think about Parks. Email required Address never made cortaar. May Learn how and when to remove this template message.


Armed with the dagger, the man goes inside the house and sees his victim: You are commenting using your Facebook account. You are commenting using your Twitter account.

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He had been sidetracked ocrtazar business matters and had not had enough time to finish the novel. The story starts and ends with the man in the green velvet chair returns full circle in a reality that made from both the story we read and the story the man in the chair reads.

To find out more, including how to control cookies, see here: Both times the husband inevitably neglected their wife in favor of their addiction. I had to read this story 3 times before I really understood what was coninuity on.

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Notify me of new comments via email. You are commenting using your WordPress. I believe, in context, the correction dentition is: There is a connection between the two cortazaf. The lovers head off into the night, taking separate paths the male lover headed for an estate.

First, lets look at Continuity World English Dictionary defines continuity as: Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in: For example, I read all 7 Harry Potter books within the cprtazar 3 months of college.

The man is so engrossed with his book that he does not notice his killer approaching knife in hand.

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It was first published in in the Editorial Continuuity. I like how you say the author uses continuity paradoxically.


This article is an orphanas no other articles link to it. He plays on that knowledge to think about this confusing, Continuity of Park setting between reality and fiction. The book he is reading takes place in a cabin within a many trees.

A man reading reading a book somehow becomes a victim of murder within that book. Articles needing additional references from May All articles needing additional references Orphaned articles from May All orphaned articles Articles containing French-language text Articles containing explicitly cited English-language text. I can just disapparate into class.

Continuity of Parks

By using this site, you agree to the Terms of Use and Privacy Policy. This mixture of two realities marks this piece as fantastic-marvelous as it is impossible, but not so incredulous to be purely marvelous.

I wanted to focus on the title because I typically underestimate the role it plays oarks a piece of literature. Email required Address never made public.

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