It is one of Wells's best known short stories, and features prominently in literature dealing with blindness. Wells later revised the story, with the expanded version first published by an English private printer , Golden Cockerel Press , in At the end of his descent, down a snow-slope in the mountain's shadow, he finds a valley, cut off from the rest of the world on all sides by steep precipices. The valley had been a haven for settlers fleeing the tyranny of Spanish rulers, until an earthquake reshaped the surrounding mountains, cutting the valley off forever from future explorers.
Country of the Blind
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The Country of the Blind
Saturday, December 31, Paradox in H. Mangihut Nababan, M. The purpose of this study is to identify and look into the paradoxes found in the story to find out their aims. To investigate the paradoxes, the Close reading applied by the New Criticism is used. Things are viewed from two points of view: one is from the perspective of the blind, and the other from that of the sighted.
By Jose Saramago. How are we to imagine a world in which some central part of our meaning system suddenly disappears? I've played with the idea in thinking about having survived an atomic war which destroyed most humans, and all the basic infrastructures of everyday life. The problems one runs into even in such a game of imagination is to be consistent and being able to step far enough away to see what it is that really changes.