The Handsomest Drowned Man in the World

How does Gabriel Garcia Marquez use imagery in The Handsomest Drowned Man in the World?

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Marquez uses detailed imagery to describe the corpse.

“taller than all other men”

“barely enough room for him in the house”

“had the smell of the sea about him”

“only his shape gave one to suppose that it was a corpse of a human being”

“with a crust of a mud and scales”

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The Handsomest Drowned Man in the World