Death Foretold Virginity

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My understanding of the culture of the Columbian people presented in Marquez’s Chronicle Of A Death Foretold, was further strengthened through our discussion regarding the roles of females in society, relative to their time period. Initially we came to the conclusion that women unknowingly accepted themselves to be "inferior" to men, and conformed to society's expectations of them. However I brought up the point that the younger generation of women, more specifically Angela and her friends knew tricks to fake their virginity. This helped our group realize that, the notion of conforming to society's expectations was not as prevalent in the younger generation, as a woman's virginity in this time period was her honor and by faking it,they're indirectly
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