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One Hundred Years of Solitude Character Descriptions

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Character Descriptions

This section provides a short description of all the major characters in the book. This can be printed out as a study guide for students, used as a "key" for leading a class discussion, or you can jump to the quiz/homework section to find worksheets that incorporate these descriptions into a variety of question formats.


Mauricio Bdbilonia - Always accompanied by yellow butterflies, this character gains access to Meme through the roof over the bathtub, where a man once fell to his death watching Remedios the Beauty. He is mistaken as a chicken thief one night by a guard set by Fernanda and shot. Paralyzed, he dies "of old age in solitude".

Amaranta Buendia - Daughter of Ursula and Jose Arcadio Buendia, this character becomes bitter and withdraws into solitude, doing all she can to prevent her foster sister's wedding.

Amaranta Ursula Buendia - A fifth-generation...

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