Signs Preceding the End of the World

by

Yuri Herrera

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Signs Preceding the End of the World Symbols

Underground Spaces

In the novel, underground spaces—holes, tunnels, and chambers—represent the opposite yet parallel worlds of the Mexico and the United States, as well as the transformative journey that migrants undergo to cross the border between these…

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The Telephone Switchboard

At home in the Village, Makina works at the telephone switchboard, which is “the only phone for miles,” receiving incoming calls and connecting their dialers with the locals they wish to contact. The people in…

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