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    Isabel Allende’s novel, Eva Luna, amalgamates many of the techniques and conventions associated with the picaresque tradition, magical realism and bildungsroman in order to present a critique of dominant Eurocentric ideologies of the patriarchy and oligarchy in 20th century Latin America and to valorize the voices and experiences of the marginalized and oppressed. A prominent aspect of Eva Luna which acts as a vehicle for the novels critique of the patriarchal oligarchy are the numerous motifs and

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    In the novel The House of the Spirits by Isabel Allende the epilogue is a conclusion to all that has happening in the novel. In the novel ‘The House of the Spirits’ by Isabel Allende the epilogue is a conclusion to all that has happening in the novel. In demonstrates the overall themes of recurring cycles throughout the lives of the characters, and also of the importance of the past and memories. The cycles run throughout the book, but in the epilogue we see how they are beginning to be

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    her Uncle Marco’s dead body, Clare del Valle began to keep a diary. Fifty years later, her journal was used to solve the puzzle of a family history. In The House of Spirits, Isabel Allende tells the story of many generations of a family in Latin America. There are three prominent themes in The House of Spirits by Isabel Allende. First, the social divide between those who are “civilized” and those who are supposed barbarians. Second, the influence of women and their role in society. Third, the clash

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    Isabel Allende

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    This research paper talks about a very well know author known today as Isabel Allende. She is a very interesting person who has a really interesting life and background. She was born in Lima a city in Peru. Today she lives in San Francisco with her American husband and one daughter and one son. She is very well known for books that she had written in the past and for books she has written today. Isabel was born on August 2nd in the city of Peru which is located in Peru. Her mother was named Francisca

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    The House of the Spirits by Isabel Allende

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    The House of the Spirits The House of the Spirits is a novel by famous Chilean author Isabel Allende. This book was her debut novel. The book is said to be based on the author’s own life. Most of the events occurring in the unnamed country of the book can be related to the same political issues Chile was facing at that time. The book narrates the story of the Trueba family and their continuous lives over four generations. It is a novel where love, politics, and magic is involved. The story is told

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    about the story itself. Isabel Allende, the author of The House of the Spirits, wrote the novel after fleeing her own country. She has been accused of everything from literary piracy to political exploitation for The House of the Spirits. Regarded as one of the most prominent examples of Latin American magical realism, many critics describe The House of the Spirits as a sort of feminist twist on Gabriel García Márquez's One Hundred Years of Solitude. Some scholars accuse Allende of being unoriginal,

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    Isabel Allende in House of the Spirits portrayed many seemingly minor characters that ended up having a greater role than expected. One of the unexpected characters was Alba. Despite the fact that Alba was not born until chapter nine, she played a significant role in the plot of the story and character dynamics of the Trueba family and other strong men and women. This then lead to the fact that Allende built up powerful and outspoken personalities to ultimately create one strong character, Alba,

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    The best novels circulate around intricate topics that lead to a change or realization in its readers. Isabel Allende is an author who can affect her readers with her talent of weaving complex themes into captivating plots that enraptures readers. Her inspiration comes from the personal struggles she overcame in life. She experienced misfortunes because of the political strife in Chile and obstacles becoming a writer relating to her gender. The trials and tribulations she confronted in her life has

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    Isabel Allende: Influential Novelist

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    Isabel Allende, a Latin-American writer, escaped her own assassination twice, and witnessed the destruction of her own family by her home country of Venezuela. Supporters of a military coup during the 1970’s directed their hatred and anger to the family, destroying their property and ultimately destroying their lives. Theses experiences kept Isabel Allende very close to her family, although later on finding herself in an emotional shock after the death of family members and substituting her pain

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    Within The House of the Spirits and The Story of Zahra, Isabel Allende and Hanan al-Shaykh establish setting through their use of point of view, narrative technique, and parallelism. Allende uses two different types of point of view to tell her story, first person and third person. They differ in the way she presents them because the first person point of view comes from Esteban Trueba, whose thoughts are directly from experiencing the story, whereas the third person point of view comes from an unknown

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