"One Hundred Years Of Solitude" by Gabriel Garcia Marquez Analytical Essay by The Research Group

"One Hundred Years Of Solitude" by Gabriel Garcia Marquez
Analyzes the issues of fantasy and reality in this novel about life, politics and social conditions in Latin America.
# 18057 | 1,800 words | 8 sources | 1989 | US
Published on Feb 20, 2003 in Literature (World) , English (Analysis) , Latin-American Studies (General)


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"The most famous place in South America, for those well read in literature, may be a town that does not exist. This town, Macondo, is the creation of Gabriel Garcia Marquez and the center of action in his novel, One Hundred Years of Solitude. To say that Macondo never existed is tantamount to asserting the same for the Garden of Eden - one may have opinions, but there always remains some trace of doubt. Macondo breathes of mystery and wonder that gives the novel a Biblical, for lack of a better word, feeling that most readers will sense. So much fantasy and surrealism abound that the world Garcia Marquez presents seems as foreign as the ancient Holy Land. For most Western readers, Macondo could seem even more foreign. Does this say something about the West's indifference to learning about other cultures, or is Macondo so far-fetched that the connection is..."

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