Summary Of Gabriel Garcia Marquez's One Hundred Years Of Solitude

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Register to read the introduction… These notions not only have been the subject of many philosophical books and discussion but they have also been influential in other fields of in human sciences such as theology, literature, etc. two of such fields which have been greatly influenced by these philosophical and humanistic notions is literary criticism and literary production. This article examines these notions in the novel ‘One Hundred Years of Solitude’ by Gabriel Garcia Marquez with regard to their treatment in the book ‘Being and Time’ by Martin Heidegger one of the greatest philosophers of twentieth century.
In the article the writer tries to explain the notion of existence with regard to three parts in the novel which according to the writer disrupt the existential evenness of the
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The novel begins with colonel Buedia’s facing a firing squad and it immediately goes to his childhood. The reader from the very first pages gets into the confusion about how to determine the time of the story in relation to the real time, since in the first page we are confronting with the sentences such as:
“The world was so recent that many things lacked names, and in order to indicate them it was necessary to point” (One Hundred Years of Solitude 1). Characters in this part of the novel even excited when seeing magnet or ice. In the first chapter of the novel one reads about the sufferings of Jose Arcadio Buendia when he discovers the roundness of the earth. The scientific history of the world is once again repeated in this part. The characters in the novel are living in the time prior to the real time of the story this is proved when author gives us an account of José Arcadio’s family and also his wife’s. In the beginning of chapter 2 one reads:
“WHEN THE PIRATE Sir Francis Drake attacked Riohacha in the sixteenth century, Úrsula Iguarán’s great-great-grandmother became so frightened with the ringing of alarm bells and the firing of cannons that she lost control of her nerves and sat down on a lighted stove”(One Hundred Years of Solitude

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