One Hundred Years of Solitude Write Up by Laura Mercado

Summary:

In the opening of Gabriel García Márquez’s novel One Hundred Years of Soiltude, Colonel Aureliano Buendia flashes back to his hometown of Macondo, in a point in time where the world is so new that pointing at things was more effective than naming them, since most thing in this world did not yet have names. 1,588 more words

Student

One Hundred Years of Solitude, by Gabriel Garcia Marquez

Background: An old lady who is beginning to lose her eyesight finds respite in her other senses and in the process better recognizes her own family.

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Literature

One Hundred Years of Solitude, by Gabriel Garcia Marquez

Background: Rebecca Buendia ate nothing but mud and the whitewash on the walls as a child. The elders in her house tried to rid her of it using household remedies such as sprinkling orange and rhubarb on the floor.

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Books

One Hundred Years of Aurelianos

I’m not putting quotes on this one, I might as well type the whole book out here.

In Lieu of an Opening

In his review in the New York Times, John Leonard says that “with a single bound, Garcia Marquez leaps onto the stage with Gunter Grass and Vladimir Nabokov” 967 more words

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One Hundred Years of Solitude by Gabriel Garcia Marquez

Let’s talk about incest.

Actually, let’s talk about original sin—and incest; better yet, let’s talk about incest as a recurring theme supporting a Garden of Eden motif. 1,029 more words

Review

Gabriel Garciá Márquez: One Hundred Years of Solitude

One Hundred Years of Solitude by Gabriel García Márquez
My rating: 2 of 5 stars

Okay…this review is difficult. I excpected it to be different, not just because of the praise that hovers around the novel like a fuzzy warm cloud, but also because the very first sentence gave me the impression it was bout Col Aureliano Buendia. 107 more words

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