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Love in the Time of Cholera Essay & Project Ideas

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Ideas for Reports and Papers

1. Research the impact steamboats had on river commerce in South America at the turn of the twentieth century. How did this mode of travel and commerce affect the ecology along the rivers? Cite passages in the book as examples.

2. How does Garcia Marquez combine elements of common, everyday life with the fantastic to tell his story?

3. What are some of the characteristics of magical realism? What are its origins as a narrative technique?

4. Is magical realism used exclusively by authors from so-called Third World countries? Explain your answer with examples from contemporary literature.

5. Research the "Boom" of Latin American literature that first appeared in the 1960s. Who are some of the authors who figured prominently in the movement?

6. Garcia Marquez has often cited the Southern writer William Faulkner as an influence on his development as an author. Compare the fictional worlds of Macondo and Yoknapatawpha...

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