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Setting in "Chronicle of a Death Foretold"
This paper examines the setting in Gabriel Garcia Marquez's novel "Chronicle of a Death Foretold."
# 122084 | 750 words | 8 sources | MLA | 2008 | US
Published on Dec 01, 2008 in Literature (World) , Latin-American Studies (General)

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This paper reviews and analyzes the novel "Chronicle of a Death Foretold," by Gabriel Garcia Marquez, focusing on the significance and impact of the setting in the story. The paper also examines the social and religious contexts of the setting. Additionally, the paper takes a look at how feuding families are depicted.

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"In Gabriel Garcia Marquez's novel "Chronicle of a Death Foretold" much of the story's impact is due to its setting, not only geographically but in terms of its social and religious contexts as well. Set in a South American town, the novel owes its authenticity and local color to the cultural heritage of the author who depicts the town's culture as a mix of Catholicism and codes of honor similar to those that characterize feuding families. An aura of death and..."

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