Consider the author's use of irony in the novel. In an essay, describe the author's intent in using irony to develop the events of the novel.
Choose a symbol from the text and explain the author's success in using it to reveal events or ideas.
Consider the contrasting ideas of religion and superstition in the novel. What themes are suggested by these two contrasting ideas? How do both ideas contribute to a larger message?
Examine the contrasting ideas of youth and old age developed in the novel. How do these two ideas contribute to an understanding of character, events, and setting?
The last line of any piece of writing can deliver or reinforce a powerful message. In the first three chapters, the author uses the last line to name Santiago Nasar and seal his fate as dead or destined to die. What message or purpose does repeating this...
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