A REVIEW ON JULIO CORTAZAR’S THE DESTINATION OF THE EXPLANATIONS NAMED SHORT SHORT STORY

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The Destination of the Explanations named short short story which consists of twentynine words including the title, is a narrative that seeks to implicate the impasse with an instant display that modern life caused by loosing the communication between the individuals and making them lonely. The Destination of the Explanations named short short story implicates the predominance of loneliness, selfishness and indifference in the modern times when the personal desire and wishes becomes prominent, with an instant sense. At the same time, the story reflects upon the anxiety of the destruction of the world where the individuals determine their own boundaries and individuality comes into prominence.

Key Words: Short Short Story, Existentialism, Explanation, Restlessnes