Ficciones - Study Guide Part Two, Artifices, Funes, The Memorious Summary & Analysis

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A young man recalls meeting another young man while in the country visiting his cousin. This young man, Ireneo Funes, has the remarkable ability of always knowing what time it is, making him something of a joke in the area. Later, when the young man returns for another visit with his cousin, he learns that Ireneo Funes fell from a horse leaving him paralyzed. Now Ireneo spends all his time lying on a bed, often staring at one object for hours at a time. While the narrator is visiting, Ireneo learns that he has several volumes of Latin verse and asks to borrow them.

Before Ireneo can return these books, the narrator is called back home to attend to his dying father. The narrator goes to Ireneo's home to retrieve his books before leaving. Ireneo tells the...

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