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The myth of Brasília and Literacy

When i began writing fiction, i thought that, if i could move some histories from the northeast of Brazil - where i was born - to Brasilia, the atmosphere of that unlikely city would add some oddness to them, helping me to remove stereotypes and to defamiliarize reality. In 1985, Brazil had returned to a civilian government since there were not political prisoners, and democracy seemed a viable option for the country. Literacy needed to change given the new political climate.

Dealing with daily life, with the real city, in my personal opinion, literacy representing Brasilia may benefit not only from its history and geography, but also from its mythic dimension, bearing in mind myth understood as symbolic
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