Essays Tagged: "Macondo"

The portrayal of politics in South American literature

s necessary to point.' This parallels the political naivety of the newly formed Colombian republic. Macondo is a garden of Eden ' peaceful that none of us has died, even of a natural death.' In t ... even of a natural death.' In this Garden Ursula Iguaran is the Eve and Jose Arcadio Buendia is Adam.Macondo's innocence is ended with the arrival Don Apolinar Moscote, the first magistrate sent by the ...

(4 pages) 94 0 3.7 Jan/1997

Subjects: Area & Country Studies Essays

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

ly through age, for instance Ursula Iguaran, the matriarch of the Buendia family and to some extent Macondo, or through strength of sexuality, for instance Pilara Tenera the 'sexual matriarch' of Maco ... Hundred Years of Solitude albeit the figure of Eve in her roles is split between the matriarchs of Macondo namely Pilar Tenera and Ursula Iguaran. In the beginning of One hundred years of solitude: ' ...

(6 pages) 116 0 4.4 Apr/1997

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

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

by Gabriel Garcia Marquez, chronicles the rise and fall of the Buendia family in the fabled town of Macondo. Over the span of a century, Macondo and the Buendias, faced many triumphs and tragedies tha ... and tragedies that lead to their downfall. The patriarch, Jose Arcadio Buendia, founded the town of Macondo while escaping a violent past. However, unknowingly, he brought his anguish, violence and pe ...

(3 pages) 72 0 5.0 Sep/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

"One Hundred Years of Solitude" by Gabriel García Márquez.

esents Adam in a biblical sense in "One Hundred Years of Solitude". He is the founder and leader of Macondo, and during his life he never stops striving for knowledge. Some time after founding Macondo ... Arcadio. Amaranta Úrsula, who is married to Gaston, is very unhappy. When she comes back to Macondo, however, she falls in love with her brother Aureliano the second. Together they are very ha ...

(5 pages) 95 0 3.4 Nov/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > World Literature

Main themes of book "100 Years of Solitude"

fervent Catholic who thinks nothing of putting her own child in a convent and forgetting about her. Macondo's priest, Father Nicador, is trotted out again and again for comic relief. In general, organ ... like Ursula, are treated with more dignity and respect.Civilization: The novel follows the town of Macondo from its founding to its demise. In between, there is prosperity, growth, war and civil stri ...

(4 pages) 45 2 4.5 Sep/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

Cien anos de soledad- Garcia Marquez

En 1982 ganó el premio Nobel de literatura.3. La Novela En Capítulos1. CapítuloMacondo era el pueblo de José Arcadio Buendía, un habitante con gran imaginació ... ecuencia llevó a cabo una expedición para conocer otros pueblos, descubrió que Macondo estaba rodeada por agua.Los primeros dos hijos de José Arcadio y Úrsula fueron ...

(18 pages) 25 0 3.0 Oct/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

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

of Latin America. Throughout the text, seemingly miraculous happenings occur that to the people of Macondo are normal and accepted, and yet the Buendías find modern technological discoveries c ...

(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

ies say.As Gaston begins to board the plane he stops to think how Ursula, his wife is doing back in Macondo. Many thoughts were passing through Gaston's mind like if she is getting taken care enough a ... gh and how is Aureliano (II) treating her but, he never thought of what was really going on back in Macondo.Aureliano (II) gives his four scholar friends a farewell handshake as he escorts them to the ...

(4 pages) 24 0 3.0 Jan/2006

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > World Literature

Compassion In One Hundred Years Of Solitude

ssionately conveyed in the beginning of the novel, especially when Jose Arcadio talks of abandoning Macondo. "If I have to die for the rest of you to stay here, I will die." In this example, Urs ...

(2 pages) 814 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.

t nothing is impermeable to the brutality of 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 ... no matter how alienated. This is what ultimately brings about the steady decline and destruction of Macondo, something which the Buendia family fails to realize.Ever since Columbia won its independenc ...

(7 pages) 31 0 2.5 Dec/2007

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > World Literature > Authors

One Hundred Years of Solitude by Gabriel Marquez

s how Ursula and Jose Arcadio Buendia after moving started a new life somewhere else later known as Macondo which refers to Adam and Eve being parents to everyone mainly to Christianity, Jewish and Is ... mily decays with her, and when she finally dies it marks the beginning of the end of the family and Macondo.The Buendia men have many most of the traits of Jose Arcadio Buendia, which are strong, smar ...

(5 pages) 17 0 3.0 Dec/2007

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > World Literature

One Hundred Years - Book Report

by Gabriel Garcia Marquez II. One Hundred Years of Solitude is the history of the isolated town of Macondo, with regards to the most important family, the Buendías. The founder of the town, an ...

(3 pages) 14 0 3.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: History Term Papers > World History

The Concept Of Fantasy And Reality In Marquez's On

that item is usually not accepted readily. 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 presen ... , and so on.Marquez's hometown itself witnessed a massacre much like the massacre of the workers in Macondo. In Marquez's Latin America, real life probably seemed like a fantasy that was simultaneousl ...

(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

reasingly dependent on technology and power. The journey of the Buendía family and people of Macondo encounter trials and obstacles when they connect to other civilizations. The struggles of th ... amily through the illustration of a village that is completely disconnected from the outside world. Macondo is the village and home of the Buendía family and it is completely, “surrounded ...

(5 pages) 2757 0 0.0 Feb/2010

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

The Strength of Women in One Hundred Years of Solitude and the House of the Spirits

ecomes clear that it is her strength, metal and physical, is going to be what keeps the family, and Macondo, together, not that of Jose Arcadio Buendia. This is evident when Jose Arcadio Buendia tries ... Buendia essentially dying, as he will no longer be able to contribute anything to the family or to Macondo, and the shelter that was built for him can be a representation of his grave. Most women in ...

(7 pages) 23 0 0.0 Jun/2010

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > World Literature > Authors