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Love in the Time of Cholera Themes

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Themes

Love

Love in the Time of Cholera tells the story of the life-long love of the Illegitimate, and once poor, Florentino Ariza for Fermina Daza Their teenage love had been sustained largely by his letters as she was sent away by her ambitious father. But when they suddenly met after this long separation, her "illusion" of love, as she then saw it, was immediately dispelled She rejected him to marry, although also after a period of rejection, the socially well placed Dr. Juvenal Urbino. Much of the book is taken up with a study of this marriage and of the many affairs by which Florentino tries to fill the space left by Fermina while waiting one day to possess her Urbino's death in his eighties allows Florentino to resume his courtship of and eventual marriage to Fermina. The novel's major themes are thus concerned with love and passion as...

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