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The Characters of One Hundred Years of Solitude

Summary: Gabriel Garcia Marquez' novel One Hundred Years of Solitude covers seven generations of a family, from the co-founding of the town by Jose Arcadio Buendia to the end of the line. An overview of the characters in the novel reveal a recurring use of particular names, which show how history repeats and how time moves in a continuous cycle.
In the novel "One Hundred Years of Solitude" by Gabriel Garcia Marquez a story is told over a family covering seven generations, from the start of a town to the end of the line. Many names reoccur making it difficult to understand what each family member contributed to the novel. These recurring names show how history repeats and time move in a continuous cycle.

· Jose Arcadio Buendia is the founder of the Buendia family. After leaving his earlier village with his wife Ursula Iguaran, he and his close friends founded the town of Macondo. Because if his curiosity, many times he rushes to obtain new items brought by the gypsies. After his attempts to market the inventions fail, he will still go back and buy new discoveries. Eventually he becomes so intensely wrapped up in his thoughts he is deemed crazy by...

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