One Hundred Years of Solitude Essay | Solitude

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Summary: Solitude is one of the major themes in the book, One Hundred Years of Solitude by Gabriel Garcia Marquez. The last words are: races condemned to one hundred years of solitude did not have a second opportunity on earth. These words are so powerful and striking that one cannot doubt its truth. The book also wants to show that men need to interact and socialize with others in order for their race to survive.
"No man is an island." This famous quotation explains the nature of man as a social being. It is truly a fact that human beings cannot exist in isolation. They need to be interdependent with each other in order to survive. This interdependence is needed because a human being alone will not be able to fill his own social needs, and his material necessities came from other people as well. All acts of society such as sex, love, and dependence are essential for the survival of any species. Interaction and socialization is the only way to prevent people from isolation, from solitude.

The last words in One Hundred Years of Solitude are: races condemned to one hundred years of solitude did not have a second opportunity on earth. These words are so powerful and striking that one cannot doubt its truth. The book also wants to show that men...

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