• One Hundred Years Of Solitude 2
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    31. 03. 2005 ONE HUNDRED YEARS OF SOLITUDE There are times when surreal is so naturally expressed that it becomes real. In One Hundred Years of Solitude, Garcia Marquez perfectly combines extraordinary events with everyday life. The magic realism in Marquez's novel transforms the extraordinary into reality by the use of religion, myth and belief systems. Although these themes make the novel magical, the story is a representation of the reality of Latin America before industrialism with a Civil ...
  • Jose Arcadio Buendia Buendias World
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    One Hundred Years of Solitude Historical roots of Macondo and the Buendia family. One Hundred Years of Solitude is about on imagined mythical town which is named as Macondo. Its foundation, rise, development and death throughout the history of its founders; Buendia family is narrated. It is the evolution and eventual decadence of a small Latin American town and its inhabitants. The novel is dominated by Colombian settings and the Buendia family is a Colombian family of those times that the story...
  • House Of Spirits Clara Esteban Influence
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    Matriarchs Are The Most Influential Characters In The Novels 'One Hundred Years Of Solitude' And 'Th "I had lost my wife and my daughter. My mother, my sister, dear old Nana were all dead. Even Rosa returned to haunt me like an unforgettable grief." a Both 'One hundred Years Of Solitude' and 'The House Of The Spirits' have men as their most apparent decision makers, but behind the scenes women control and influence the decisions of men to the extent that without the input of these few women, the...
  • Jose Arcadio Ursula Buendia Aureliano
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    The innate tendency to commit incest is one of the main ongoing themes in One Hundred Years of Solitude. There seems to be no way of avoiding it from generation to generation of the Buendia family. Jose Arcadio Buendia and Ursula Iguaran flee their native town and found the Utopian town of Macondo in hopes of escaping from their incestuous destiny and the karma of having murdered someone. Like the Greek myth of Oedipus Rex, their actions to prevent a tragedy are actually the means that aid in th...
  • 100 Years Of Solitude 100
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    1. A various amount of forms of solitude occur. Colonel Buendia is naturally solitary, it is not that he is upset with the anything specific, it is simply the matter that he cannot tolerate much human behavior. He also is devoid of emotions for the world and thus is entombed in his solitary repetition of making goldfish. Similar to this, Rebecca becomes a hermit due to the death of her beloved husband. Meme is forced to the solitary confinement that is a convent, in that sense she is isolated f...