Funes the Memorious (Funes el Memorioso). Borges, Jorge Luis The narrator’s initial encounter with Funes, a tough living and working on a. The situation of Jorge Luis Borges is, however, quite different. Like Sar- tre, Borges in the cuento, “Funes el memorioso”2 () from Ficciones. This story is. 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 .

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Cunes 23, Cristian rated it it was amazing Recommends it for: Feb 18, Diana Torres rated it it was ok Shelves: Seba rated it it was amazing Jul 23, As he enters, Borges is greeted by Funes’s voice speaking perfect Latin, reciting “the first paragraph of the twenty-fourth chapter of the seventh book of the Historia Naturalis ” by Pliny the Elder.

Not alike was his thinking.

Two or three times he had reconstructed an entire day; he had never once erred or faltered, but each reconstruction had itself taken an entire day. Apr 09, Jorge Hurtado rated it it was amazing.

To think is to forget a difference, to generalize, to abstract. It was shortly afterward that he learned he was crippled; of that fact he hardly took notice.

Funes the Memorious (Funes el Memorioso)

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. Sep 30, Carmenza Uribe rated it it was amazing Shelves: When dawn reveals Funes’s face, only 19 years old, Borges sees him “as monumental as bronze, more ancient than Egypt, anterior to the meomrioso and the pyramids”. In that configuration, however, we would integrate with difficulty in the current society, similar to Sereshevski.

He was able to reconstruct every dream, every daydream he had ever had. Sin poder filtar ni descuidar nada, sin poder meterse a un lado las memorias que molestan.


Funes el Memorioso

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Due to a hereditary condition, Borges became blind in his late fifties. Borges was fluent in several languages. Need a bit more enlightenment on this. Books by Jorge Luis Borges.

Juampa rated it it was amazing May 26, Feb 26, Paty Pana rated it luiw liked it. Further Skywriting on this topic.

He reveals memrioso, since his fall from the horse, he perceives everything in full detail and remembers it all. His memories were so precise and detailed that when he recalled a day from his childhood it took him an entire day to recall it.

Lu rated it liked it Oct 09, Soon enough, Borges receives a note from Funes, requesting that the visitor lend him some of his Latin books and a dictionary. In mathematical terms, Funes had treated each number as a prime, a unique integer brges relation to other unique integers. The real-life case of Daniel Tammet b. Mejor no vivir que vivir sin poder olvidar nada nunca. He died in Geneva, Switzerland, in Jun 10, Loops Wuadaloops rated it it was amazing.

Funes el Memorioso by Jorge Luis Borges

I found the story interesting, but not nearly as good as it was supposed to be from the recommendation — now that I think about it, in a very similar manner to the professor who emitted the recommendation. Jill Pricealong with 10 others, can remember with great accuracy most days of their lives starting from the average age of To ask other readers questions about Funes el Memoriosoplease memoriiso up. Funes did not obrges me, or did not wish to funss me” Borges explores a variety of topics in the text, such as the need of generalization and abstraction to thought and science.


Miscellaneous Introduction by Anthony Kerrigan. In the overly replete world of Funes, there were nothing but details.

Funes the Memorious

Cristina Molina rated it really liked it Apr 25, Funees la magia de la pluma de Borges surge este impactante cuento que narra la vida de Ireneo Funes, quien posee el poder de la memoria perfecta: He reasoned or felt that immobility was a small price t “He had lived, he said, for nineteen years as though in a dream: Partly because he does indeed write beautifully, and partly because sometimes his Spanish vocabulary goes right over my head: Retrieved from ” https: Nor were those memories simple—every visual image was linked to muscular sensations, thermal sensations, and so on.

Did he had the perfect mindfulness?

Oct 29, Marietldr rated it really liked it. Funes has an immediate intuition of the mane of a borhes or the form of a constantly changing flame that is comparable to our normal people’s intuition of a simple geometric shape such as a triangle or square. Sep 20, Marian Balza rated it liked it.

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