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Hopscotch Setting & Symbolism

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Pont des Arts

The Pont des Arts is a pedestrian bridge that crosses the Seine, Paris's central river. It is located near the Louvre. The bridge is a regular haunt for Horacio and La Maga.

The Serpent Club

The Serpent Club is a small coterie of artists and intellectuals in Paris, created when La Maga and Horacio began to introduce their friends to each other. The group meets in the evenings to drink, listen to jazz, and engage in extended arguments on all topics of art and philosophy.

Morelliana

Morelliana is a the word created by the Serpent Club to delineate the theories and aesthetic behind the work of Morelli, the iconoclastic writer.

Dialectics

A dialectic as an argument between two different viewpoints with intention of the persuasion. Perhaps the most famous dialectic is the Socratic, in which one side of an argument picks apart inconsistencies in the...

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