Jorge Luis Borges

Buenos Aires / Argentina
Jorge Luis Borges
Buenos Aires / Argentina
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Instants

Rating: 4.3

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Haydee 22 August 2020
Why do some people say that the poem “Instantes” was no written by José Luis Borges. I would @ppreciate your @nswer. Than you.
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Haydee 22 August 2020
Why does some people say that Instants was no written by José Luis Borges?
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In reverence, but reality of life.
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In reverence, but reality of life.
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Craig Anderson 22 August 2011
Stunningly Sad. Don't put off today e.t.c. Craig.
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Pranab K Chakraborty 22 August 2011
Translation can't never be the original in spirit of any poem. Very controversial the dilemma. Yet we take the essence of ones creative style and the thought one poet wants to communicate through translation. Nearing the meaning is acceptable commonly by the learners. Diction or the subtle singularity of expression may not be appropriate to translate a work, reader of other language does not expect the whole perhaps. Here Borges catches us with the first three lines. If any reader doesn't read the rest, the approach is sufficient to conceive the spirit of the whole. Here translation in better degree will not act more than the meaning has already been exposed by the simple words perhaps. If any mis-interpretation of the content, carries the translation, only then it is questionable otherwise it is a noble contribution of PH....Last two lines are unbearable. It is the irony of life.
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Ramesh T A 22 August 2011
Desire of heart is free flowing in this simple kind of poem! It is very interesting to know about the poet's desire!
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Sandra Martyres 22 August 2009
This is a very sincere expression of the poet's thoughts. I share his views completely, I believe I would personally do all that he says if I were to live my life again...
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Michael Harmon 22 August 2009
Criticizing a poet for the authentic expression of his thoughts and feelings exhibits an ignorance beyond belief.
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Ravi A 22 August 2009
Wishful thinking indeed. If one misses all these in the present life, I don't think that he can make up all these in the coming life. What we are not in the present life, we wish to be in the coming life. Can we become everything and everybody? Never. Let us live this life with all our limitation, yet, with contentment and happiness. This is what we have to learn. What is the fun of having more ice-creams in the next life?
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