"Chronicle of a Death Foretold" Book Review by cee-cee

"Chronicle of a Death Foretold"
A look at the role of women in "Chronicle of a Death Foretold" by Gabriel Garcia Marquez.
# 109288 | 1,116 words | 4 sources | MLA | 2008 | US
Published on Nov 27, 2008 in Literature (World) , Literature (Spanish)

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The paper analyzes the place of women in society, specifically that of Angela, the protagonist, in the novel "Chronicles of a Death Foretold". The paper discusses the death of Santiago Nasar and the story of Angela's pending wedding to Bayardo. The paper shows how women like Angela were oppressed by the patriarchal system in which they lived and the false moral values that infused this system.

Sample of Sources Used:

  • Alonso, Carlos J. "Writing and Ritual I Chronicle of a Death Foretold." In Gabriel Garcia Marquez, Harold Bloom (ed.), 257-270. New York: Chelsea House, 1999.
  • Marquez, Gabrial Garcia. Chronicle of a Death Foretold. Trans. Gregory Rabassa. New York: Knopf, 1983.
  • Michaels, Leonard. "Murder Most Foul and Comic." New York Times (27 March 1983), Section 7, Page 1.
  • Pelayo, Ruben. Gabriel Garcia Marquez: A Critical Companion. Westport, Connecticut: Greenwood Press, 2001.

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