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    Gabriel Garcia Marquez is a really influential writer for his time. The peace maker some called him. His writing style is a direct projection of his early life, or rather his whole life. Gabriel Garcia Marquez wrote his stories on the real with a fantastic twist to it. Although Gabriel Garcia Marquez was raised by his grandparent’s stories, his cultural aspect of the life around him as a child and adolescent had more of an influence on him as a writer. Gabriel Garcia Marquez grew up in Aracataca

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    Gabriel Garcia Marquez

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    Gabriel Gárcia Márquez Gabriel José García Márquez was born on March 6, 1928 in Aracataca, a town in Northern Colombia, where he was raised by his maternal grandparents in a house filled with countless aunts and the rumors of ghosts. But in order to get a better grasp on García Márquez's life, it helps to understand something first about both the history of Colombia and the unusual background of his family. Colombia Colombia won its independence from Spain in 1810, technically making it one of

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    Gabriel Garcia Marquez

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    Nacio el 6 de marzo de 1928 en Aracataca, Columbia , en el hogar de Gabriel Eligio Garcia, telegrafista y de Luisa Santiaga Marquez Iguaran. Siendo muy niño fue dejado al cuidado de sus abuelos maternos, el Coronel Nicolas Marquez Iguaran -su idolo de toda la vida- y Tranquilina Iguaran Cortes. El reconoce que su madre es quien descubre los personajes de sus novelas a traves de sus recuerdos. Por haber vivido retirado al comienzo de su padre, le fue difícil tratarlo con confianza en la adolescencia;

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    Gabriel Garcia Marquez

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    Gabriel Garcia Marquez, an established author and journalist, is a product of the Post Modern Era. This era is the immediate time after World War II which ended in 1945. His writings depict the literary characteristics of blurring of distinctions between genres, in addition to over lapping with other eras, including Colonialism and Post Colonialism. “Ultimately, literature is nothing but carpentry. With both you are working with reality, a material just as hard as wood.” The quote in the line above

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    The Short Stories of Gabriel Garcia Marquez Short story writer. Novelist. Journalist. Political activist. Nobel Prize winner. Most beloved of 20th century Latin American authors, Gabriel Garcia Marquez was born on March 6, 1928, in the small coastal town of Aracataca, Colombia. He published his first story, "The Third Resignation," in 1947 and began studying law and journalism. His first novel, Leafstorm, was published in 1955, the same year the Colombian government shut down his employer, the

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    Gabriel Garcia Marquez

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    Gabriel Garcia Marquez, a Colombian born writer, is first recognizable as a skilled author in Magical Realism, “a genre in which the fantastic and the realistic are combined in a richly composed world of imagination” (Leopold). But one of his main themes is Solitude. Solitude was actually the theme of his Nobel Prize acceptance speech, Solitude of Latin America, and a multiple prize winning novel, One Hundred Years of Solitude (European Graduate School). This theme of solitude and isolation directly

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    A Chronicle of a Death Foretold by Gabriel-Garcia Marquez. The book "A Chronicle of a Death Foretold" by Gabriel-Garcia Marquez is about a murder in a small South American Village. It is based on an actual murder that took place in 1951 in the town of Sucre, Colombia. This novel provides a detailed insight to the culture of Latin America as it pertains to many aspects of an individuals life. Instances such as religion, marriage, death, and justice and interactions due to the concepts of

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    In the short story “ Artificial Roses” by Gabriel Garcia Marquez, Marquez explores guilt, and its relationship with the church, as well as in the family structure. In the story there are two main characters. Mina, a young woman, who makes a living by creating roses, out of paper and wires, and her blind grandmother. The first thing you learn about the pair is that they share a room. There is an obvious sense from Mina that she feels her personal space is invaded by her blind grandmother. As noted

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    The Life of Gabriel Garcia Marquez Exposed in His Works The majority of literary critics would not hesitate in praising the works of Gabriel Garcia Marquez. Garcia Marquez is often considered one of the greatest writers to come out of Latin America. Born in Aracataca, a small town in northern Columbia, he was primarily raised by his maternal grandparents (Britannica). Biographies often indicate a presence of a large community including an abundance of relatives when describing

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    One Hundred Years of Solitude by Gabriel Garcia Marquez “The tone that I eventually used in One Hundred Years of Solitude was based on the way my grandmother used to tell stories. She told things that sounded supernatural and fantastic but she told them with complete naturalness…. What was most important was the expression she had on her face. She did not change her expression at all when telling her stories and everyone was surprised. In previous attempts to write, I tried to tell the story

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