Essay about Analysis Of The Poem ' The Works Of Gabriel Garcia Marquez '

953 Words Dec 14th, 2016 4 Pages
Shifting Generations
Contemporary World Literature contemplates an array of different political, societal and cultural issues. In this globalization era where the imminent information revolution has taken place, magically unifying the entire world. Migration among countries has created a cultural blend of races and ethnicities. Diverse countries now face problems involving political refugees, immigrants, and health concerns. Literature has accompanied this era with important contemporary writers such as Gabriel Garcia Marquez, Leslie Marmon Silko, Junot Diaz and Hanan Al Shaykh. Twentieth century author Virginia Woolf referred to these changes that modernist generations face: “All human relations have shifted – those between masters and servants, husbands and wives, parents and children” (Puchner 932). Themes of generational conflict and cultural transmissions are the center of contemporary literature. The works of Gabriel Garcia Marquez and Junot Diaz address these concerns effectively and in a peculiar manner.
Death Constant Beyond Love written by Latin American famous writer Gabriel Garcia Marquez in 1970, narrates story of Senator Onesimo Sanchez who struggles with his political status while facing the existential problem of death. Sanchez is the typical corrupt politician who only does the necessary to stay in power. His political campaign is a sham and travels around the country promoting himself through a theatrical act of a perfect town with an empty promise of…

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