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    “One Hundred Years of Solitude” Magic realism is a writing style in which mythical elements are put into a realistic story but it does not break the narrative flow; rather it helps a reader get a deeper understanding of the reality. Often time’s Latin-American writers utilize this writing technique. It has been speculated by many critics that magic realism appears most often in the literature of countries with long histories of both mythological stories and social turmoil, such as those in Central

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    Believed by many to be one of the world's greatest writers, Gabriel García Márquez is a Colombian-born author and journalist, winner of the 1982 Nobel Prize for Literature and a pioneer of the Latin American "Boom." Affectionately known as "Gabo" to millions of readers, he first won international fame with his masterpiece, One Hundred Years of Solitude, a defining classic of twentieth century literature. Whether writing short stories, epic novels, or nonfiction, Gabo is above all a brilliant storyteller

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    One Hundred Years of Solitude Essay Imagine being alone all your life and dying without being remembered. That was a bad way to explain One Hundred Years Of Solitude by Gabriel García Márquez, as he illustrates the story of seven generations of the Buendía family and the town of Macondo that is isolated from the rest of the world and its founder, José Arcadio Buendía and his wife Úrsula Iguarán. Throughout the family tree, many fortunes and misfortunes occurred which soon led it to the familyś downfall

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    Believed by many to be one of the world’s greatest writers, Gabriel García Márquez is a Colombian-born author and journalist, winner of the 1982 Nobel Prize for Literature and a pioneer of the Latin American “Boom.” Affectionately known as “Gabo” to millions of readers, he first won international fame with his masterpiece, One Hundred Years of Solitude, a defining classic of twentieth century literature. Whether writing short stories, epic novels, or nonfiction, Gabo is above all a brilliant storyteller

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    One Hundred Years of Solitude Essay A setting in a book can change a character’s moods, thoughts and feelings. It can affect their choices and behaviors, changing them over time. These changes are seen in the book One Hundred Years of Solitude by Gabriel García Márquez. In this story the Buendia family live in a town, named Macondo. They had many adventures in the story and generation after generation have had a lot of kids. Then at the end of the story Aurelino, one of the characters from the story

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    One Hundred years of Solitude by Gabriel Marquez One Hundred Years of Solitude is a story revolving the different generations of the Buendía Family in. Macondo. The founder of Macondo, José Arcadio Buendía and his wife, Úrsula Iguarán, leave Riohacha, Colombia, in search of a better life and better home. One night during their emigration Buendía dreams of "Macondo", in which he describes is “ a city of mirrors” that reflects the world inside out. After he wakes up from his dream, he begins to

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    A person is shaped by where he or she comes from. It affects who the person is and how the person interacts with others. In One Hundred Years of Solitude by Gabriel García Marquez, the mysterious origins of the gypsy Melquíades largely impacts his character and relationships. Unlike the Buendia family, it is unknown where Melquíades originated. His mysterious origins reflect his supernatural and magical characteristics, contributing to the novel’s magic realism. In the beginning of the novel, since

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    One Hundred Years of Solitude The book “One Hundred Years of Solitude” by Gabriel García Márquez was first published in 1967. The book takes place in a small, isolated village called Macondo. The only way the village was introduced to new inventions from the outside world was through gypsies who visited once in awhile. José Arcadio Buendía who was the authority figure and founder of Macondo who was always up to try new things with what the gypsies brought. José Arcadio’s family was basically in

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    In his novel, One Hundred Years of Solitude, Gabriel Garcia Marquez utilizes a unique writing style to brilliantly convey the multi-generational origin story the town of Macondo and the Buendia family. By altering the conventional sense of time, and generating multiple characters with similar names, the novel becomes convoluted at times. Nevertheless, Marquez does an exceptional job presenting clear themes while sustaining separate character identities and using multiple narrative methods. The novel

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    One Hundred Years of Solitude by Gabriel Garcia Marquez “The tone that I eventually used in One Hundred Years of Solitude was based on the way my grandmother used to tell stories. She told things that sounded supernatural and fantastic but she told them with complete naturalness…. What was most important was the expression she had on her face. She did not change her expression at all when telling her stories and everyone was surprised. In previous attempts to write, I tried to tell the

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