Essays Tagged: "One Hundred Years of Solitude"

One hundred Years of solitude- by Gabrial Garcia Marquez- this paper discusses the repitition of life patterns in the Buendia family.

One hundred Years of solitudeThe village Mocondo is founded by the fated cousins Ursula and Jose Arc ... ly. Melquiades, the gypsy who befriends the family, refers to the village as "The city of mirrors"; one where the past is reflected again and again and no Buendias are able to create their own history ... nce the Utopian Society is corrupted, solitude becomes a reclusive monster during the war years. Colonel Aureliano, during the height of his career, comes to a revelation that he is only "fighting bec ...

(4 pages) 111 0 4.3 Apr/2002

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

The portrayal of women in the novels "One Hundred Years of Solitude" by Gabriel Marquez and "The House of the Spirits" by Isabel Allende.

The portrayal of women in the novels One Hundred years of Solitude and The House of the Spirits differs greatly. In One Hundred Years of ... onal role of subservience and remain staunch in their conservatism are shown to finish their days alone and mostly forgotten as is seen with Ferula and Nana. As the novels were set in first half of th ... ez's well documented anticlericalism this idea in church ideology of the temptress is paralleled in One Hundred Years of Solitude albeit the figure of Eve in her roles is split between the matriarchs ...

(6 pages) 116 0 4.4 Apr/1997

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

Gabriel Garcia Marquez. The Impact of His Work on Latin America

ism in the 1960's but later turned to writing such famous novels as The Autumn of the Patriarch and One Hundred Years of Solitude. The writings of Gabriel Garcia Marquez, because of both their ingenui ... equent worldwide acceptance of Latin American literature in the twentieth century.Garcia Marquez is one of the most successful Latin American writers in the past century, receiving many prestigious aw ...

(4 pages) 154 0 3.3 Feb/1994

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

The magical world of Garcia Marquez.

rated Latin American writer and winner of the Nobel Prize who was shot to fame with his magnum opus One Hundred Years of Solitude.Born on March 6, 1928, in Aracata, Colombia, a small town with exotic ... same technique and style that he employed in his novels thirty years later. And his grandfather, Colonel Nicolás Márquez Iguarán, told the boy equally fantastic stories based on h ...

(5 pages) 137 0 4.5 Apr/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > Biographies

Critical reaction to Marquez's One Hundred years of Solitude.

One Hundred Years of Solitude, by Gabriel Garcia Marquez, chronicles the rise and fall of the Buendi ... the novel. Examples of solitude can be seen within two of Marquez?s characters, Jose Arcadio and Colonel Aureliano, and the setting. When we first meet Jose Arcadio Buendia he is escaping his past and ... tal health distorts his reality and places him into a life of further solitude and fantasy. Another one of Marquez?s characters that experiences solitude is the Colonel Aureliano Buendia. After a war, ...

(3 pages) 72 0 5.0 Sep/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

Main themes of book "100 Years of Solitude"

ers: Jose Arcadio Buendia, Amaranta, Ursula, Aureliano, Jose Arcadio Segundo--are left completely alone, even forgotten, for years at a time. Buendia men named Aureliano are said to have a "solitary" ... ousecleaning, with outrageous instances, like a levitating priest. There are many purposes of this. One is to introduce the reader to Marquez's Colombia, where myths, portents, and legends exist side ...

(4 pages) 45 2 4.5 Sep/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

Cien anos de soledad- Garcia Marquez

te; había un imán para buscar oro, una lupa a la cual le pretendía dar aplicaciones militares, mapas portugueses y instrumentos de navegación. La mayoría de sus expe ... un nuevo pueblo, Macondo. El primogénito, José Arcadio empezó a mantener relaciones sexuales con Pilar Ternera, una mujer que se dedicaba a leer las cartas, no tardó en que ...

(18 pages) 25 0 3.0 Oct/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

The Theme of Obsession in '100 Years of Solitude' by Gabriel Garcia Marquez

Obsession in One Hundred Years of Solitude Boy meets girl. Boy likes girl. Over time, boy and girl fall in ... sion which Gabriel Garcia Marquez utterly rejects in the development of relationships in his novel, One Hundred Years of Solitude. Garcia Marquez created the novel as a chronicle of humanity, truthful ... characters; the destructive, failed relationships hold equal standing with the healthy, successful ones. Garcia Marquez's inclusion of obsession as a persistent theme of human relationships serves no ...

(6 pages) 43 0 0.0 Nov/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > World Literature

Religion in Gabriel Garcis Marquez's "One Hundred Years of Solitude"

In "One Hundred Years of Solitude", one largely recognizable theme that Gabriel García Már ... negative effects the outside religion, and technology, had on Latin American traditional culture.In One Hundred Years of Solitude, the character Fernanda del Carpio embodies the rigidity of Catholicis ... trol carnival ridicules organized religion.García Márquez frequently uses miracles in One Hundred Years of Solitude to further express the hypocrisy he finds with religion and social con ...

(3 pages) 48 0 3.0 Dec/2005

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > World Literature

Alternative ending to "One Hundred Years of Solitude" by Gabriel Marquez

"One Hundred Years of Solitude" by Gabriel Garcia Marquez, in general was a hard novel to understand ... erstand and read. His style of writing was very complex and he used a lot of irony in his work. Now one case of irony that Gabriel Marquez used in one hundred years of solitude was how in the end Aure ... as thought by Aureliano (II) "Had already understood that he would never leave...races condemned to one hundred years of solitude did not have a second opportunity on earth" (Marquez,)My objective is ...

(4 pages) 24 0 3.0 Jan/2006

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > World Literature

Gabriel Garcia Marquez and "One Hundred Years of Solitude"

ettlers and the talent of nomadic gypsies in his writing. Most famous for his celebrated epic novel One Hundred Years of Solitude, this Colombian Nobel Prize winner is the father of a new literary gen ... cía Márquez combines the actuality of journalism and the gist of folktale to set the tone for his writing. He confirms:The tone that I eventually used in "One Hundred Years of Solitude" ...

(3 pages) 41 0 4.3 Mar/2006

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > World Literature

"Chronicle of a Death Foretold" by Gabriel Garcia Marquez

Gabriel Garcia Marquez is known for his short stories and novels, especially ''One Hundred Years of Solitude,'' which has magical vitality and a great abundance of remarkable char ... what happened first, second, third, etc. In short, a chronicle.Text:It emerges that virtually everyone in town knew Santiago Nasar was to be murdered, who would do it, where, when and why. Given so m ... by their foreknowledge that they look upon Santiago Nasar, even as he stands before them, as dead. One person, his father's aging mistress, would like to kill him herself, but the two men who feel ob ...

(7 pages) 64 0 3.9 Apr/2006

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > World Literature

Gabriel Garcia Marquez

His grandmother was very superstitious and a very good story teller. His grandfather had been a colonel in the "war of a Thousand Days" and also had the ability of telling excellent stories. Ma ... ing excellent stories. Marquez's parents were more or less strangers to him. They did not have the money to raise him and let the grandparents be in charge of their little boy. Garcia Marquez later sa ...

(4 pages) 11 0 5.0 Oct/2001

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

Compassion In One Hundred Years Of Solitude

novel, Marquez conveys a correlation between himself and Ursula, who may be a manifestation of someone in his life. The author seems to be compassionate about her, shown through her behavior and inte ... not many points in the novel where Marquez writes with this much emotion and emphasis, which leads one to infer that he is very compassionate toward this character. Ursula is a vital part of t ...

(2 pages) 504 0 0.0 Nov/2001

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

Gabriel Garcia Marquez' use of historical events and their fictionalization in his novel One Hundred Years Of Solitude.

Gabriel Garcia Marquez' One Hundred Years of Solitude alludes to many of the historical real events of Columbia. Specificall ... reality, not even the secluded and cocoon-like town of Macondo. This outside force that starts from one central location ends up affecting everything, and everyone, no matter how alienated. This is wh ... and civil wars of the nineteenth century.In 1899 the War of a Thousand Days began. This was by far one of Columbia's most devastating civil wars (the Liberals lost), and approximately 100,000 people ...

(7 pages) 31 0 2.5 Dec/2007

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > World Literature > Authors

One hundred years of solitude

One of the stated aims of Márquez, as he said it, was to "tell a story just like my grandmoth ... ike my grandmother would have done it". With the result in hand the conclusion must be that he has done it quite well. Márquez has managed to capture the vivid language of story telling as well ... forgetting the book. In the beginning of the book the reader is directly thrown into action with Colonel Aureliano facing the firing squad. With his thoughts we are taken several years back in time wh ...

(2 pages) 470 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American > Poetry

One Hundred Years of Solitude

One of the stated aims of Márquez, as he said it, was to "tell a story just like my grandmoth ... ike my grandmother would have done it". With the result in hand the conclusion must be that he has done it quite well. Márquez has managed to capture the vivid language of story telling as well ... forgetting the book. In the beginning of the book the reader is directly thrown into action with Colonel Aureliano facing the firing squad. With his thoughts we are taken several years back in time wh ...

(2 pages) 13 0 3.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American > Poetry

One Hundred Years - Book Report

I. One Hundred Years of Solitude by Gabriel Garcia Marquez II. One Hundred Years of Solitude is the his ... Aureliano becomes leader of the liberal rebels, and gains fame by gaining control of the town as Colonel Auerliano. The fame he earns during the war brings attention to the town, and soon it starts to ... th the Buendia family slipping away as well. The town then returns to the way it began, solitary, alone from the outside world. The few remaining Buendia family members choose to remain alone, and the ...

(3 pages) 14 0 3.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: History Term Papers > World History

The Concept Of Fantasy And Reality In Marquez's On

. Such is the case for the people of the fictional city of Macondo in Gabriel Jose Garcia Marquez's One Hundred Years of Solitude whose magical world is presented with a world of modernity and technol ... ce and sex and it directly addresses intricate political and social issues throughout. The overall tone of the novel is matter-of-fact, with events portrayed as if they had actually occurred. Even tho ...

(5 pages) 26 0 1.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Art Essays > Artists

Isolation within One Hundred Years of Solitude and How it is More Beneficial to Survival and Progress

result in being a detriment to humans; it can actually prove to be beneficial to their progress. In One Hundred Years of Solitude by Gabriel Garcia Márquez, the author portrays the isolation of ... turn back to the way it existed before it was connected to any civilization. The banana groves are nonexistent anymore and this reflects how the storm helps to overcome the problems the banana plantat ...

(5 pages) 2203 0 0.0 Feb/2010

Subjects: Literature Research Papers