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Questions about the novel 'The Elegance of the Hedgehog' (L'Élégance du hérisson) by Muriel Barbery. Should be tagged with [muriel-barbery] and [french-literature].

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Does Muriel Barbery's title “The Elegance of The Hedgehog” reflect knowledge of Archilochus' aphorism?

Does Muriel Barbery's title The Elegance of The Hedgehog reflect knowledge of Archilochus' aphorism? Is there information or proof that Barbery had Archilocus' aphorism in mind?