Chronicle Of A Death Foretold By Gabriel Garcia Marquez

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By making the setting of Chronicle of a Death Foretold, published in 1981 by Gabriel Garcia Marquez, as a small, quant town, Marquez allows the normality of city life to be slightly bended. Even given the year of the occurrence of the murder, most places would have a stricter surveillance on people planning to murder others and possessions of items lethal weapons. However, due to their everyday activities, the townspeople often and blatantly engage in violence without thinking twice about it. This is shown by the treatment of animals both rabid and domestic, and the entirety of Santiago’s murder. The civilians treat all creatures like pieces of meat with no respect for them which leads to brutality, and killing them in twisted ways. Pablo

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