Time In One Hundred Years Of Solitude Analysis

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Time in One Hundred Years of Solitude Time is related to myth in this story as it goes from linear to circular timeline process. the timeline of novel is simple and linear as Jose Arcadio Buendia marries Ursula, they will live in a town named Macondo which is found by them and they grow a family that later will destroy by a hurricane and will be faded on earth. Within this linear timeline we can see events which is repeated throughout the story. As it says in the book “ ‘What did you expect?’ he [José Arcadio Segundo] murmured. ‘Time passes.’ ‘That’s how it goes,’ Úrsula said, ‘but not so much.’ When she said it she realized that she was giving the same reply that Colonel Aureliano Buendía had given in his death cell, and once again she shuddered with the evidence that time was not passing, as she had just admitted, but that it was turning in a circle.” (pg 361)…show more content…
It has all begun in an isolated island of Macondo As stated by Jose Arcadio Buendia "God damn it! Macondo is surrounded by water on all sides!" the town they were been was lost in connection with the outer world. However, in order for the family to survive and avoid death they had grown relationship within themselves. Then the family will be cursed with solitude and people who relate to this family will result in misfortune, for example Pilar Ternera which had sex with the two brother had a lonely life after that. Another example is Remedios Moscote after the marriage with Aureliano Buendia she dies suddenly. According to the novel after someone dies he will be put in a solitude state and in order to avoid that sadness people try to come back from death or avoid it. Garcia Marquez explain that nobody can survive without love and dependence, so solitude is a self-destruction both mentally and

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