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...e of Jerusalem at the time of Jesus who did not believe his innocence until after his crucifixion. The fourth and final example is a death for the salvation of others. Jesus died to save all people from their previous sins and Santiago died to save Angela from her previous sin of premarital sex. Therefore, both Jesus and Santiago died to repair the damaged relationships of lowly people.
In conclusion, the narrator’s description of the setting and Santiago Nasar’s murder suggests that Santiago is innocent, in comparison to the innocently condemned savior Jesus Christ of biblical times. These descriptions overpower Angela Vicario’s culturally influenced accusations against him, regardless of her dominant narrative voice.
García Márquez, Gabriel. Chronicle of a Death Foretold. Trans. Gregory Rabassa. 1983. New York: Vintage International, 2003. Print.
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