September 17, 2008

Cesar Aira's How I Became a Nun. Chapter 8! The narrator is a girl in this chapter. It is about teaching. "All girls go through a phase of busily giving lessons to their dolls or imaginary children who inhabit them. How absurd for someone who knows nothing to throw herself so eagerly into teaching. But what a sublime absurdity. What catechisms of feral pedagogy await the perspicacious observer. What lessons in the primacy of action." p. 82

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