History Literature / ChronicleOfADeathForetold

23rd Apr '17 8:00:16 PM Golondrina
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* ARealManIsAKiller: This is what the whole town supposedly thinks; the twins '''must''' kill Santiago to regain their honor. Prudencia, Pablo’s fiancée, even admits she wouldn’t have married him if he wouldn’t have killed Santiago.



* TheButcher: The twins are actual butchers. The relationship between their job and their murders is lampshaded upon. Interestingly, the other, less-murderous butchers, are somewhat personal and amiable towards their animals and do things like giving them human names and cannot bring themselves to sacrifice an animal they've interacted with (like drinking their milk).



* ARealManIsAKiller: This is what the whole town supposedly thinks; the twins '''must''' kill Santiago to regain their honor. Prudencia, Pablo’s fiancée, even admits she wouldn’t have married him if he wouldn’t have killed Santiago.



* TheButcher: The twins are actual butchers. The relationship between their job and their murders is lampshaded upon. Interestingly, the other, less-murderous butchers, are somewhat personal and amiable towards their animals and do things like giving them human names and cannot bring themselves to sacrifice an animal they've interacted with (like drinking their milk).



* WorkHardPlayHard: Santiago Nasar is a self-made man whose purpose in life is large parties.

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* WorkHardPlayHard: Santiago Nasar is a self-made man whose purpose in life is large parties.
6th Nov '13 10:11:54 AM StillWeepingWillow
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** However, by the end it can be deduced that the narrator is Marquez himself - he mentions that "his aunt, Wenefrida Marquez" saw Santiago moments before his death.

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** However, by the end it can be deduced that the narrator is Marquez himself - he mentions that "his aunt, Wenefrida Marquez" saw Santiago moments before his death.
* OddNameOut: Angela is the only member of the Vicario family whose given name doesn't start with a P.
22nd Oct '13 6:02:06 PM Lequinni
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* ParentalAbandonment: Santiago's parents died at an early age.

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* ParentalAbandonment: Santiago's parents father died at an early age.
27th Feb '13 2:45:03 AM Xtifr
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''Chronicle of a Death Foretold'' is a 1981 novella written by Colombian author GabrielGarciaMarquez (of ''Literature/OneHundredYearsOfSolitude'' fame) that tells the story of a man named Santiago Nasar who was brutally murdered by twin brothers named Pablo and Pedro Vicario the day after their sister Angela's wedding. The narrator tries to find out the reason behind the murder and the sequence of actions that lead to it.

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''Chronicle of a Death Foretold'' is a 1981 novella written by Colombian author GabrielGarciaMarquez Creator/GabrielGarciaMarquez (of ''Literature/OneHundredYearsOfSolitude'' fame) that tells the story of a man named Santiago Nasar who was brutally murdered by twin brothers named Pablo and Pedro Vicario the day after their sister Angela's wedding. The narrator tries to find out the reason behind the murder and the sequence of actions that lead to it.
21st Feb '13 3:50:14 PM Xtifr
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* MagicRealism: The book has less and more subtle use of it than in other novels (like ''OneHundredYearsOfSolitude''), but still it appear here and there, like for example the fact that the twins smell of Santiago during days after killing him.

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* MagicRealism: The book has less and more subtle use of it than in other novels (like ''OneHundredYearsOfSolitude''), ''Literature/OneHundredYearsOfSolitude''), but still it appear here and there, like for example the fact that the twins smell of Santiago during days after killing him.



* MythologyGag: Bayardo’s father, Petronio, met [[OneHundredYearsOfSolitude Colonel Aureliano Buendia]]. Also, the narrator's family are related with Gerineldo Marquez, who appeared in the same novel than Colonel Buendia.

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* MythologyGag: Bayardo’s father, Petronio, met [[OneHundredYearsOfSolitude [[Literature/OneHundredYearsOfSolitude Colonel Aureliano Buendia]]. Also, the narrator's family are related with Gerineldo Marquez, who appeared in the same novel than Colonel Buendia.
21st Feb '13 3:47:47 PM Xtifr
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''Chronicle of a Death Foretold'' is a 1981 novella written by Colombian author GabrielGarciaMarquez (of ''OneHundredYearsOfSolitude'' fame) that tells the story of a man named Santiago Nasar who was brutally murdered by twin brothers named Pablo and Pedro Vicario the day after their sister Angela's wedding. The narrator tries to find out the reason behind the murder and the sequence of actions that lead to it.

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''Chronicle of a Death Foretold'' is a 1981 novella written by Colombian author GabrielGarciaMarquez (of ''OneHundredYearsOfSolitude'' ''Literature/OneHundredYearsOfSolitude'' fame) that tells the story of a man named Santiago Nasar who was brutally murdered by twin brothers named Pablo and Pedro Vicario the day after their sister Angela's wedding. The narrator tries to find out the reason behind the murder and the sequence of actions that lead to it.
10th Aug '12 8:53:58 AM system
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24th May '12 6:28:49 PM Colme
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* SarcasticConfession: Either the twins unwittingly announced their intentions to kill Santiago not expecting anybody to stop them, or they secretly hoped for somebody to stop them and used this trope to attain that. Either way, their confession comes out as this.

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* SarcasticConfession: Either the The twins unwittingly announced their intentions to kill Santiago not expecting anybody to stop them, or they secretly hoped for somebody to stop them and used this trope to attain that. Either way, their confession comes out as this.that.
24th May '12 6:24:45 PM Colme
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** Actually most of the townspeople thought Angela was just as likely to be lying as she was telling the truth.
30th Mar '12 8:14:06 AM Byzantine
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''Chronicle of a Death Foretold'' is a novella written by Colombian author GabrielGarciaMarquez (of ''OneHundredYearsOfSolitude'' fame) that tells the story of a man named Santiago Nasar who was brutally murdered by twin brothers named Pablo and Pedro Vicario the day after their sister Angela's wedding. The narrator tries to find out the reason behind the murder and the sequence of actions that lead to it.

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''Chronicle of a Death Foretold'' is a 1981 novella written by Colombian author GabrielGarciaMarquez (of ''OneHundredYearsOfSolitude'' fame) that tells the story of a man named Santiago Nasar who was brutally murdered by twin brothers named Pablo and Pedro Vicario the day after their sister Angela's wedding. The narrator tries to find out the reason behind the murder and the sequence of actions that lead to it.
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