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Love in the Time of Cholera Study Questions & Topics for Discussion

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Topics for Discussion

1. What does Garcia Marquez achieve by making Florentino wait fifty-one years, nine months, and four days instead of a mere two or three years? How does this influence the reader's willingness to suspend disbelief?

2. How do most people regard the elderly when they demonstrate love and affection? Is love and romance generally considered to be the exclusive domain of the young?

3. Does the author seem to prefer one form of love more than the others? Which form has the most enduring qualities?

4. In what ways does the narrative in Love in the Time of Cholera resemble that of a television soap opera?

5. There is a notable absence of jealousy among the three protagonists of Love in the Time of Cholera. How does this absence support the theme of enduring love?

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