Explore Julio Cortazar, Falling Out Of Love, and more! La salud de los enfermos / Julio Cortázar. Julio CortazarFalling Out Of Love. It was a quote pulled from a story by Julio Cortázar. The title but to my amazement I found that story quite easily: La Salud de los Enfermos. Julio Cortazar LA SALUD DE LOS ENFERMOS (1).pdf – Download as PDF File . pdf), Text File .txt) or read online.

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Nieve en La Habana. El metge, de Noah Gordon. Being definitely a beginner in Spanish, I didn’t know what it meant. Cortazar, the master story teller he was, weaves his tale around the deceit to the point where he has the mother writing letters to her son and — unbeknownst to her — read the return letters written by friends of the family in the distant city who had acquiesced to write them to keep her believing he was still alive.

De los hombres y de las moscas.

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Llibres i poemes a estones. Now, my friend, knowing that will never happen, is standing by helplessly as the entire family makes believe for their patriarch’s sake that he is going to recover. I was wondering about its larger context, but firstly I needed to understand one of the words: Well, there is a god of those who are just beginners in Spanish: There will be medical costs associated with pain mediation and homeopathic remedios that will maintain his hopes alive that he will get better.

By Juan Montoya In Julio Cortazar’s short story ” La Salud de Los Enfermos ” a family finds itself unable to tell a sickly mother that her son — and their relative — had died on his way to work in a neighboring country.


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And so I arrived at the end of the story, and Cortazwr realized that I had got this way the big picture, also something more: Girl Genius for Monday, December 31, La Salud de los Enfermos Having the big picture of the story and not all details meant, say, sixty or seventy percent. At the end, after the mother died of natural causes without seeing her son, the female relative who was helping to conceal his death, is at a a loss on how to answer the letter from the dead son asking about his mother’s health.

Posted by jmon at 1: Unwilling to dash his hopes, they decided to tell him it went fine and that in time they hoped he would get better. Newer Post Older Post Home.

Elijah Baley – Isaac Asimov. Cada cuento con sua historia y cada loco con su temafor each reader the stories they read have parallel stories unfolding. Notas para lectores curiosos. How can he write him to tell her she is dead? Suscribirse a Entradas Atom. De libros se trata. View my complete profile.

I looked for an English translation, without success. Diario de un adicto a la lectura.


A lei de Lem. I looked in dictionaries for the word. There’s not much he can say. Punt de Llibre Convocatorias.

La Salud de los Enfermos. They didn’t offer though a satisfactory explanation, rather giving some disparate pieces. Carmen y amig s. Dioses, tumbas y sabios, de C.

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To read it in original seemed to me impossible, as I was too aware of my poor knowledge of Spanish. El blog de Negra y Criminal. Not willing to break the news to the woman and perhaps cause her to become cotazar and perhaps die, they hide the truth from her. And I found out that I knew much more words than I thought. Mis detectives favorit s. Pierre Radulescu Too young to die, Too old for rock’n roll. What I found in English were only some references.

La pluma y La espada. After all he is the father of his wife and the grandfather of their children. Shame to me, it was so close to Italian carocarissimo! A variation of Cortazar’s tale came alive to me just recently when I ran across a friend of mine whose father-in-law was diagnosed with cancer and the doctors conducted exploratory examinations only to find out that the disease had progressed to the point where it was futile to perform surgery.

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Eventually I decided to try my hand with the original story, so I started reading it in Spanish. I found this sentence on the web, and it had a flavor of its own, some kind of intrinsic elegance.