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eceived its inspiration from European and North American Modernism and on the other hand it also drew influence from the Cuban Vanguardia or more popularly known as Vanguard Literary Movement.
The novel founded its plot on the story from the historical context or this can be also taken as a sort of chronicle turned into drama. The novel is based on the life of the multi-generational Buendia Family. The patriarch of the family, Jose Arcadio Buendia was the founder of the town named Macondo. This town is actually metaphoric of the township on which the plot of the novel throbs, the metaphorical Columbia. The story is basically non-linear in pattern and the narrative structure of the novel is unique as it is narrated through different time periods. This technique was adapted by Garcia from the Argentine author named Jorge Luis Borges. He used this technique in his creations like ‘The Garden of Forking Paths’ of 1941. It is important to note that in style and theme, the novel ‘One Hundred Years of Solitude’ is representative of the literary creation of the Latin American Boom period of 1960s and 1970s (Wood, “Garcia Marquez 100 Years of Solitude”).
The novel ‘One Hundred Years of Solitude’ written in the year of 1967, presents the story of seven generations of Buendia Family and their lives at the town founded by them called Macondo. The founding member of Macondo, Jose Arcadio Buendia and his wife Ursula who was also his first cousin, are shown leaving Riohacha at Colombia and headed towards a new destination in search of a better life. The search for a better life and a new home launches them to build a city of utopia and hence they find themselves on a riverbank from where their dream for a world is decked up with visionary mission starts. While camping on the riverbank itself, Jose dreams of a city of mirrors that shall bear the reflection of the world in and about it. After awakening form that dream, Jose decided to shape his dreams and starts
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Laura Esquivel are Latin American authors who employed “lo real maravilloso” or magical realism into literature. This method serves to weave in legend, religion and spiritism into reality (Jameson 1986). The reader realizes that magical realism is not simply magic, but it forms an inextricable part of life and human experience. Also in the Native American tradition, as seen in Monkey Beach authors depict their deep religious heritage in literature, inserting religious beliefs, rites and supernatural occurrences.
The technique of juxtaposing two opposing genres as fairy tale and historical (horror) reality or make believe "tall" tales with real life to facilitate the comprehension of life's atrocities or give an explanation of the reason of life's pivotal moment.
This was during the Autumn and Spring as well as a period of warring states characterized by an era of intellectual and cultural expansion in Ancient China. Though the period also experienced a number of bloody battles and chaos, it is still appreciated as Chinese philosophy golden age due to its remarkable range of ideas and thoughts that were discussed and developed freely1.
Like the whole lot Marquez writes, there is some accuracy and much fiction in this legend. The exactness in the tale is that One Hundred Years of Solitude is considerably an especially personal book for the author. It would not have seen the light of the day if Marquez had not experienced the childhood he went through.
Effects of The Hundred Years War on Military Traditions.
Allmand further argues, “In France and England, it was the breakdown of the historic feudal order, no longer able to meet the demands of changing times, and its gradual replacement by an order of nations increasingly aware of their growing national characteristics.”(7)
The article relates the tax cut that the Federal Government planned to initiate and its possible effects on the government’s budget deficit. The article applied an aggregated bar graph to represent its information and the graph improves visualization f potential effects of the tax cut that the government proposed.
Among the most well-known and well-loved of his works, ‘One Hundred Years of Solitude’ establishes Garcia Marquez as an enabler of magical realism and brings it to the forefront of literature for contemporary appreciation. He permits us to be part of the history and the
He includes the books The Home of the Spirits, written by Isabel Allendes, and Gabriel Garcia Marquezs One Hundred Years of Solitude. His comparison of the relationship between the two novels forms the basis of discussion in this literature research paper.