Representation of Social Realities of Latin America in Marquez’s Literary Discourse

Mohammad B. Aghaei

Abstract


Gabriel Garcia Marquez is always keen on presenting to the people the various facets of their history. His literary language acts as effective means for describing the critical historical aspects of Latin America because the legacy of colonialism had destroyed so many important traces of the native culture of that area. This has led him to search for his identity by looking at various periods, before and after colonization. Because of this, the historical and cultural issues were his main thematic subject matters; such as savagely fought wars of independence, bloody conflict between the political parties, massacre of banana workers, deplorable effects of Hispanic culture on the community.

Keywords: colonialism, plagues, cultural values, power of love, skeptical rationalism


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