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Essay | Ritual in Chronicle of a Death Foretold: Its Function in the Death of Santiago Nassar

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Ritual in Chronicle of a Death Foretold: Its Function in the Death of Santiago Nassar

Summary: Ritual in Chronicle of a Death Foretold: Its Examines the function in the novel Death of Santiago Nassar, by Gabriel Garcia Marquez. Discusses how ritual creates a space between destiny and randomness in which Santiago's death takes place.
Ritual in Chronicle of a Death Foretold: Its Function in the Death of Santiago Nassar

The world of Gabriel Garcia Márquez's Chronicle of a Death Foretold is one in which the daily lives of the characters are based on a code of ritual and honor. Because of this Garcia Márquez's story is not only a chronicle of a death, but also a chronicle of a culture, an examination of rituals and consummations, of expectations and actions. It is a portrait of the cultural machine that would eventually cause Santiago Nassar's, and we come to see that his death was neither destiny nor random occurrence, bur the culminating point of a series of rituals. Santiago Nassar's murder was an expected ending, but not guaranteed.

In this story, Garica Márquez lays out a series...

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