Fiction Analysis: Gabriel Garcia Marquez, Love in the Time of Cholera

Writings By Ender

You’ll have to excuse me on this one. I’m not sure exactly where this post will go. I want to look at a quote from a book and break down the reasons why I like it/dislike it. I could be words, imagery, or something else entirely. Because of that, I’ll be writing  based on my instinctual impressions and less on analysis. I haven’t prepared in advanced and will try to voice exactly what I felt about the passage. At times I’ll fail to voice why but hopefully in time I’ll get better. So without delay, here I go.

“He allowed himself to be swayed by his conviction that human beings are not born once and for all on the day their mothers give birth to them, but that life obliges them over and over again to give birth to themselves.”
Gabriel García Márquez, Love in the Time of…

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