If you're a gorilla, you establish your physical dominance over any male you meet.
Women have two, conflicting instincts when choosing men.
On his return to Argentina in 1921, Borges began publishing his poems and essays in surrealist literary journals. In 1955, he was appointed director of the National Public Library and professor of English Literature at the University of Buenos Aires.
He became completely blind by the age of 55; as he never learned braille, he became unable to read.
Critic Ángel Flores, the first to use the term magical realism to define a genre that reacted against the dominant realism and naturalism of the 19th century, However, some critics consider Borges to be a predecessor and not actually a magical realist.
His late poems dialogue with such cultural figures as Spinoza, Camões, and Virgil.