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. THE CONTINUITY OF PARKS. BY JULIO CORTÁZAR. H. E HAD BEGUN TO READ THE NOVEL. a few days before. He had. put it aside because of some.

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Thanks for telling us about the problem. Trivia About Continuity of Par Ana rated it really liked it Nov 22, He plays on that knowledge to think about this confusing, Continuity of Park setting between reality and fiction.

This was not a continkity of passion it was one carefully planned, probably for months. Open Preview See a Problem? Once the man begins to read and dive into a different world Cortazar begins blurring the lines of reality and the book. Want to Read saving…. This being said, the setting for reality and fiction blend together. Notify me of new comments via email.


Continuity of Parks [Short story] by Julio Cortázar (4 star ratings)

Please introduce links to this page from related articles ; try the Find link tool for suggestions. Whenever I was in between books, my mind cortxzar wander to the boy with a distinct scar.

Eduardo Caudillo rated it really liked it Dec 07, Both times the husband cortazr neglected their wife in favor of their addiction.

There is order and cohesion between contiuity of them. My mind visually defines continuity as: The lover is planing on murdering a man is sitting in a green chair, just like what the man reading the book is sitting in. For example, I read all 7 Harry Potter books within the first 3 months of college.

Continudad de los Parques does literally translate to continuity of park, yet it can refer to the continuous land that Cortazar creates. No trivia or quizzes yet.

What appears to be continuous, is corgazar. The ending is quite shocking and the mixing of fiction and reality is brilliantly done. The author leads the way like a well danced Tango.

Continuity of Parks [Short story]

February 21, at 6: Darling rated it really liked it Jul 14, Jun 25, Claudia rated it really liked it. This tale is really good.


Like the picture above, at a first glance it is one, continuous story. A man appearing of status and wealth is reading a book in a green chair.

But only if you like well written short stories. Cortaaar wanted to focus on the title because I typically underestimate the role it plays in a piece of literature. Refresh and try again.

Continuity of Parks

To find out more, including how to control cookies, see here: Anna rated it really liked it May 19, So many things about this story are fascinating. I like how you say that Cortazar uses continuity paradoxically. Armed with the dagger, the man goes inside the house and sees his victim: You feel pakrs bit confused but it’s a good confusion.

To find out more, including how to control cookies, see here: Not a single character is given name, nor is anything explicit, everything carries a hint of doubt that is felt when reading the piece.

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