Compare & Contrast The Garden of Forking Paths by Jorge Luis Borges

This Study Guide consists of approximately 42 pages of chapter summaries, quotes, character analysis, themes, and more - everything you need to sharpen your knowledge of The Garden of Forking Paths.
This section contains 305 words
(approx. 1 page at 400 words per page)
Buy The Garden of Forking Paths Study Guide

1940s: World War II rages all over Europe as England, France and the Allied Powers fight Hitler's Nazi regime. When Japan bombs Pearl Harbor on December 7, 1941, the United States enters the war on the side of the Allies.

Today: Although the decade is free of largescale war, several regional conflicts pose threats to world peace. Problems in the Middle East, in Africa, and in the Balkans force the United Nations to send troops around the world.

1940s: In Argentina, Juan Perón is elected to the presidency, but quickly becomes a dictator with the support of the military.

Today: After decades of repression—particularly of the press and intellectuals—Argentina moves toward a more open government with the return of a civilian government in the 1980s. The government puts forth a concerted effort to find the bodies of people who "disappeared" during the 1970s...

(read more)

This section contains 305 words
(approx. 1 page at 400 words per page)
Buy The Garden of Forking Paths Study Guide
Copyrights
Short Stories for Students
The Garden of Forking Paths from Short Stories for Students. ©2005-2006 Thomson Gale, a part of the Thomson Corporation. All rights reserved.