One Hundred Years of Solitude Discussion Questions

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Examine aspects of the Buendia House, considering one or more of the following: how it reflects a certain theme or character personality; how its literal construction relates to the construction of the novel as a whole. Or, with some research and based on your own experience, what conclusions can you draw about family life in nineteenth-century Latin America from the Buendia House9

Bartok's compositions heavily influenced the novel. Explore the life and works of this composer and write an essay relating his music to this work of literature.

Garcia Marquez told Rita Guibert, "What I most definitely am is an machista. Machismo is cowardly, a lack of manliness." Find out what the code of machismo is as developed by the conquistador and then relate it to Garcia Marquez's reactions as evidenced in the novel. Be sure to explain the significance of the found suits of armor...

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