Collected Fictions - Artifices: Part I Summary & Analysis

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Artifices: Part I Summary

Funes, His Memory

Funes has been crippled and wants to borrow some Latin books from the narrator. Later the narrator visits Funes, to get his books back. Funes talks of cases of people with fantastic memories, and that he has this sort of memory since the day of the accident, when he is crippled. He also has a total clear memory of his 19 years alive. Funes has learned four languages. Funes dies two years later.

The Shape of the Sword

An Irishman meets John Vincent Moon and sees that Moon is a coward. The city falls to the "Black-and-Tans." Then the Irishman hears Moon on the phone selling him out and giving away his position so he can be captured. The Irishman chases Moon down and cuts him on the face with a sword, before being captured. Then, the...

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