Borges and I: Summary & Analysis


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In 'Borges And I', who does the narrator represent?

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1. In 'Borges And I', who does Borges represent?

2. In 'Borges And I', how does the narrator feel about Borges?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

With this worksheet/quiz combination you will be analyzing Jorge Luis Borges and his short story Borges and I. Test questions will help gauge your understanding of the subject, with questions that will address things like the narrator and who Borges represents in the story.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

The quiz and worksheet will cover the following goals:

  • Assess the narrator's feelings on Borges
  • Determine what the narrator had to do after attempting to separate himself from Borges
  • Analyze the last line of the story

Skills Practiced

  • Interpreting information - verify that you can read information regarding the story's final lines and interpret it correctly
  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge to answer questions about Borges and I
  • Making connections - use understanding of the narrator and how it is connected to Borges

Additional Learning

For additional knowledge on the author and his literary merits, review the lesson called Borges and I: Summary & Analysis. The lesson will address the following study points:

  • Assess the background of the story
  • Define persona and vanity
  • Summarize the storyline
  • Analyze its contents
  • Understand what a philosophical autobiography is
  • Recognize the 'true self' with regard to Borges and the narrator