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    Gabriel Garcia Marquez,one of the best Latin American writers of our generation and with a unique written style. Gabriel Garcia Marquez is known as the writer of the magical realism. Consequently, his magical realism can be found in his short stories that reflect situations related with our current humanity. Gabriel Garcia Marquez, one of the most important writers in our period, who was characterized by writing about a magical realism in our epoch. As a result, his unique style can be reflected in short stories that have been read for people that tells these stories shows the unreal and the strange of something that looks like the daily and the common in the our society. As an example, I will mention “The Handsomest Drowned Man in the World”…

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    “Tuesday Siesta” is a short story written by Gabriel Garcia Marquez depicting the journey of a mother and daughter traveling to a town in order to pay their respects to Carlos Centeno Ayala, a man who was both a beloved son and brother. Centeno was a very good man and had a passion for boxing, “On
the
other
hand, before, when
he
used
to
box, he used
to
spend
three
days
in
bed, exhausted from being punched” (Marquez 4). His mother taught “him to never steal anything that anyone needed to eat” and…

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    Collected Stories is written by Gabriel Garcia Marquez, who is journalist and born in Aracataca, Colombia. In the book, he uses the magic realism , which expresses a primarily realistic view of real world while encompassing a range of subtly different concepts, to emphasize his usual theme, such as irony, social class, etc. Among his theme, Marquez explores human corruption and the abuse of power by using theme of social class, religion, and politics. Marquez uses social class to emphasize the…

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    Abstract: Magic realism acts as resistance against Western hegemony . In One Hundred years of Solitude Gabriel Garcia Marquez rediscovers the history of Latin America in an allegorical way. Magic realism is a narrative technique which acts as an identity of Latin America and on the other hand its hybrid characteristic is a protest against the conventional Western norm. Magical realism, unlike the fantastic or the surreal, presumes that the individual requires a bond with the traditions and…

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    “A Very Old Man with Enormous Wings” by Gabriel Marquez is a prime example of magical realism. Not the traditional in any form and being praised amongst critics, “Marquez uses magical realism to blend reality and fantasy so that the distinction between the two erases” (Tillburg and Goodall). This blending of distinctions are what give Marquez’s piece such a lasting effect on readers today. The two main magical characters in his piece are the man with wings and the spider girl. While the rest of…

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    Terms On How They Are Portrayed. The Man Who Was And Angel, Was Portrayed As An Ugly Old Man Who Doesn’t Even Resemble And Angel. In The Handsomest Drowned Man He Was Handsome As The Title Says. Chronicles These two short stories "The Handsomest Drowned Man in the World" and "A Very Old Man with Enormous Wings" by Gabriel Marquez deal with the arrival of unusual and rather strange visitors. One story deals with the arrival of a rather handsome, impressive dead man, while the other story deals…

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    Life is unfair. In the short story, "A Very Old Man with Enormous Wings," Gabriel Garcia Marquez shows that the lives of outsiders are unfair because the majority of society mistreat them. The main character Elisenda and Pelayo find an old man with enormous wings in their courtyard. Soon, the whole neighbourhood hears about the news of an outsider taking shelter in the couple's chicken coop. As days pass by, the townspeople do not get much out of the old man and so they mistreat him. Marquez…

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    In Gabriel Garcia Marquez’s short story, “A Very Old Man with Enormous Wings: A Tale for Children” uses direct and indirect characterization to portray many different aspects of humanity. The different characters react accordingly and all have their own stereotypical personalities toward the unknown. How could, what was originally imagined as a beautiful creature, an angel, be so odd and powerless? Garcia Marquez portrays the idea of humanity being afraid of distinctive creatures and humanity’s…

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    Gabriel Garcia Marquez in chapter 10, 11 and 12, convey the Buendia family tendency to preferred solitude. All the Buendia family experiences solitude in some point of their life, to some members solitude brought peace and to other member solitude offered contentment. Most of the Buendia family members had been drawn into solitude or preferred to be in solitude, but according to Ursula all the children that were born into the family that were given the first name of Aureliano had the…

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    In the year of 1960, there was a huge explosion. However not the kind you are thinking of, it was an explosion of poetry and literature, known as the Latin Boom. The Latin Boom brought more opportunities to people in Spanish countries. The Latin American boom was a movement of literature. Gabriel Garcia Marquez was a big influence during this literary movement. With his magical realism, inspired by his grandparents, Marquez told stories about real-life events. Marquez’s work influenced and…

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