As Adrienne Pine and David Vivar demonstrate in "Tegucigolpe: donde se Cruzan los caminos, se unen las fronteras, y divergen las percepciones," in spite of a colonial divide that has survived and was deepened under Honduran liberalism, Tegucigalpa has features that make it representative of Latin American cities: "a complicated landscape, with rugged topography: full of hills, narrow streets and labyrinthic
settlements, mostly poor," for example.
Siss's flight from Unn's locked attic room mirrors Unn's vanishing into the enormous labyrinthic
ice formation the next day.
However, its labyrinthic
structure, which seems to go on forever, in "ponts de fer, jetes sur le vide" the "escaliers suspendus" (146), brings to mind Piranesi's famous prisons.
The authors understand these cultures as complex, labyrinthic
and multilayered realms in which young people carry on the task of creation.
His fascination with dreams, for example, finds ample expression in these pieces; a fascination that is obvious to anyone who has followed in his fictions the dream-like labyrinthic
spaces and allusive, elusive dream-logic of his syntax and images.