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Octavio Paz

“He is astonished at the fact of his being, and this astonishment leads to reflection: as he leans over the river of his consciousness, he asks himself if the face that appears there, disfigured by the water, is his own. The singularity of his being, which is pure sensation in children, becomes a problem and a question”


Octavio Paz, The Labyrinth of Solitude and Other Writings
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The Labyrinth of Solitude and Other Writings The Labyrinth of Solitude and Other Writings by Octavio Paz
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