La Noche Boca Arriba by Julio Cortazar: Summary & Analysis


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''La Noche Boca Arriba'' is best identified as a short story in which literary genre?

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1. In ''La Noche Boca Arriba,'' the protagonist is in a motorcycle accident in one reality, and what is he in the other?

2. In ''La Noche Boca Arriba,'' which of the senses does Cortázar MAINLY use to create confusion about which world is reality and which is the dream?

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Find out how much you know about 'La noche boca arriba' by Julio Cortázar with this multiple-choice quiz and worksheet. For example, the quiz requires you to recall how the author creates confusion between reality and a dream.

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  • The literary genre of 'La noche boca arriba'
  • A reality of the protagonist
  • Senses primarily used by Cortázar to create confusion
  • What the title 'La noche boca arriba' references
  • The reality Cortázar presents as true

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  • Why Cortázar wrote about a man hallucinating