Magical Realism In Chronicle Of A Death Foretold

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Chronicle of a Death Foretold
Introduction
Gabriel Garcia Marquez published the novel ‘Chronicle of a Death Foretold ' in the year 1981. The novel uses the form of pseudo-journalistic reconstruction. In the book, Marquez uses an anonymous narrator to talk about a murder that was committed by two brothers. The book brings out the concept of honor as the theme and also the concept of magical realism as a motif. Honor is the main subject of topic in the book. The book focuses on the actions of different people on a murder and whether or not they consider the murder as honorable. Magical Realism is also both a distinctive feature in the book, and it also dominates a major part of the story in the book.
Summary of the Book ‘Chronicle of a Death Foretold ' describes the murder of a young man, Santiago Nasar. Nasar 's murder occurs on the wedding night of Angela Vicario after
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This literature while in the process of sharing, encompassing a wide range of different concepts that are difficult to analyze or describe (Bruce Rogers, 2015). The book clearly depicts a lot of ways in which the Arabic society dealt with the murder of Santiago Nasar in a way unusual to how they are known to deal with such matters. The first way in which the motif of magical realism is depicted in the book ‘Chronicle of a Death Foretold ' is how the Arab community acted on Pedro and Pablo 's behavior. This is the very unusual community who are known to emphasize on purity before marriage. In most situations, the community would back the actions taken by the two brothers. However, in this case, the community themselves captured the brothers and subjected them to the law. The law also played a very important role in jailing the two brothers for some time before they are realized because their actions were actions of

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