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    what we must do for the later. Past, present and future: these terms represent stories and events across generations; although, as a species, our nature hasn’t changed much during these periods. Gabriel García Márquez’s novel One Hundred Years of Solitude critiques this trait in man – while the characters and setting may change, the stories always seem to remain the same. One Hundred Years of Solitude’s timeline exhibits these facts by adopting a cyclical concept of time. The terms past, present,

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    100 Years of Solitude by Gabriel Garcia Marques is a novel which revolves around the establishing, flourishing and eventual destruction of the village of Macondo. The novel also focuses on Macondo’s founding family, the Buendias, who stumbled upon the land after their patriarch, Jose Arcadio, felt forced to leave their native village. The novel serves as a representation of early post-colonialist Colombia, which is the author’s native country. Among other literary elements such as magical realism

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    One Hundred Years of Solitude is the subjective “history” of the founding family of the town of Macondo. During its early years, the town is isolated the outside world, except for a few traveling gypsies who frequent the town, selling supposedly extraordinary new technologies like ice, telescopes, and “scientific advancements” and implanting ideas of alchemy into the head of the patriarch of the Buendía family, José Arcadio Buendía. A rather impulsive and inquisitive man, he is also deeply solitary

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    The banana massacre in One Hundred Years of Solitude by Gabriel Garcia Marquez, is the striking of the banana workers organized by Jose Aureliano Segundo. The plan was that the banana plantation workers would get together and go on strike in protest of the inhumane working conditions. This also parallels the act of Colonel Aureliano Buendia who also fought for the rights of the working class during his generation. Macondo was placed under martial law, which “…enabled the army the functions of arbitrator

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    The Role of Revolutionary Characters in One Hundred Years of Solitude (Gabriel Garcia Marques) and The House of Spirits. (Isabelle Allende) The history of Latin American is a turbulent one: various European cultures have imposed themselves upon the indigenous civilisations, often warping the identity. Portuguese for example, is the language of Brazil, due to the colonisation that took place. This resulted in perpetual upheaval combined with social disparity which can lead to a heightened revolutionary

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    Henry David Thoreau writes about the differences between solitude and loneliness. To start, solitude is the state of wanting to be alone, while loneliness is the state of being alone because no one wants to be there. Thoreau takes the side that there is no such thing as loneliness and that there is something there to always occupy oneself; no matter if that something is someone or something mentally. The author expresses his ideas by using a farmer, student, mornings and praying. Ultimately, Thoreau

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    had left his home to go live in the mountains. He had lived in solitude of the mountains for ten years. The text said, “He enjoyed his spirit and his solitude, and for ten years he did not become weary of it.” I believe that Zarathustra move to the mountains and lived a solitary life to get more in touch with himself. He probably wanted to get to know himself more spiritually. Until one day he finally decided to leave his life of solitude and begin another journey of his own. During his journey down

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    Allusion In Frankenstein

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    world and how it causes him to feel: “ Like Adam, I was apparently united by no link to any other being in existence… I was wretched, helpless, and alone.” (93-94), this allusion is crucial because it shows the reader just how awful the influences of solitude are on the creature and how his circumstances have caused him to become grieved and destitute. Another illusion similar to before take place when the monster compares himself to Satan: “Many times I considered Satan as the fitter emblem of my condition;

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    disease. By forming bonds with several locals and listening to their stories, he quickly matures into a young adult. Throughout the novel, Gail Tsukiyama shows how disease forces Stephen into isolation; however, Matsu’s garden and Sachi lead him out of solitude. When Stephen contracts tuberculosis and is sent to Tarumi to recuperate, he loses his carefree childhood and falls into isolation. Having quit school and staying home to recover from his disease, Stephen finds himself being sent to his grandfather’s

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    Of Mice And Men

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    handicaps him more than his missing hand ever will. He looks down on himself as an old worthless man that’s wasting away his last few years. Not only is it the way that others think of him but also the way he thinks of himself that forces him to find solitude. The most evident case of loneliness is Curley’s wife. No matter how hard she tried she couldn’t fit in. For example, when she tried numerous times to talk to George and Lenny she was either ignored or told to leave. Because of her reputation for

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