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an understanding of yourself and your goals and abilities

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Pese a que algunos investigadores han apuntado la prosapia hegeliana en este esbozo de la historia europea --"on retrouve tres clairement dans cet essai [L'art du roman] de Kundera certains motifs de la theorie du roman de Hegel" (Chvatik 44) --, la idea estimuladora y autorreguladora que inaugura esta concepcion es una etiologia de su propio arte y, consecuentemente, no es, ni pretende ser, exhaustiva sino parcial y encaminada a su autognosis novelesca: "la historia de la novela .
Empero, no se trata de lagunas: simplemente, por un lado, ha optado por el modelo de lectura sincronico forsteriano, donde no importan ni el orden ni la fecha de composicion, imaginandose las obras como si se escribieran y se leyeran al mismo tiempo (Forster 21) y, por otro lado, recordemos, el telos kunderiano es la autognosis numinosa mediante esta apocatastasis novelistica (cfr.
Instead of a moral tale, we have an exercise in autognosis, an act of introspection, delving into a complex and obscure inner territory.
Labarca Hubertson's appeal to the experience of the reader in "Defenseless" through what Josefina Ludmer calls "tretas del debil" [ruses of the weak] that allow her to assert knowledge while appearing to remain subordinate engages also with what Sylvia Molloy, in speaking of Latin American autobiography, has called "a rhetoric of self-figuration" (5), a project of autognosis or sell-knowledge located at the very center of the author's life and opus.
98) Saraiva considers this an advantage, but in light of Pessoa's propensity to re-write his own history and put forward favourable yet misleading self-images in the guise of offering the reader spontaneous autognosis, it is rather a hindrance.