Octavio Paz Quote

Literature is the expression of a feeling of deprivation, a recourse against a sense of something missing. But the contrary is also true: language is what makes us human. It is a recourse against the meaningless noise and silence of nature and history.


Alternating Current (1967)

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Literature is the expression of a feeling of deprivation, a recourse against a sense of something missing. But the contrary is also true: language is ...

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Literature is the expression of a feeling of deprivation, a recourse against a sense of something missing. But the contrary is also true: language is ...

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Literature is the expression of a feeling of deprivation, a recourse against a sense of something missing. But the contrary is also true: language is ...

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Literature is the expression of a feeling of deprivation, a recourse against a sense of something missing. But the contrary is also true: language is ...