Everything you need to understand or teach The Labyrinth of Solitude by Octavio Paz.
Nations experience transformation in the same way that individuals mature. We all tend to perceive ourselves as unique until we begin to question our existence and come to the realization that one faces the world alone. Nations search for their identity and their existence in relation to other nations.
The Mexican character is unique. It is best examined in the United States because it fostered certain symbolic expressions that can be best identified...
The Labyrinth of Solitude: Life and Thought in Mexico Lesson Plans contain 163 pages of teaching material, including: