Everything you need to understand or teach Chronicle of a Death Foretold by Gabriel García Márquez.
Chronicle of a Death Foretold relates the events leading up to and, to a lesser degree, those that follow the murder of Santiago Nasar, a twenty-one year old Colombian of Arab descent. He is killed by the Vicario brothers to avenge the loss of their sister's honor. Told twenty-seven years after the crime by an unnamed narrator (arguably Garcfa Marquez himself) who returns to the village where he once lived to put back together "the broken mirror of memory," the story is constructed from the fragmented and often conflicting versions of events as they are remembered by the townspeople and by the narrator himself.
On the morning after the wedding celebrations for Angela Vicario and Bayardo San Roman, Santiago Nasar, son of Placida Linero and the late Ibrahim Nasar, wakes to greet the bishop who is arriving by boat early that morning. When he enters the kitchen, both the... View more of the Chronicle of a Death Foretold Summary
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