In chronicle of a death foretold, an anonymous narrator examines the murder of a young man more than two decades after it had occurred although a judicial inquest the narrator is imprisoned in circular communal thought patterns and the past adumbrates the future of a society in spiritual bondage this essay explores. Accepted: 18/11/2014 abstract gabriel garcia marquez is always keen on presenting to the people the various facets of their history chronicle of a death foretold is one of his novels that throws light on the social condition of latin america and on the way the people live the characters in this novel actually mimic the. In gabriel garcía márquez's chronicle of a death foretold there are many characters included that range from bold, boisterous characters to minuscule, quiet characters but one thing they all have in common is that they all represent ideas characters in the novel convey aspects of marquez's colombian culture.
About this book the central action which shapes and informs every page of chronicle of a death foretold is the murder of the twenty-one-year-old aristocrat to the protection of these village women who, when not contemptuous of it, are shown to be less protected than they are imprisoned by its punishing constraints.
Since that epic fantasy was published in 1970, señor garcía márquez has continued to ply his trade, bringing forth two shorter works of fiction (the autumn of the chronicle of a death foretold is a small book, hardly more than a novella (as henry james would call it), but in no sense is it minor work.
Gabriel garcia marquez: final victory in legal battle over his book chronicle of a death foretold that began in 1994 photograph: miguel tovar/ap on the day they were going to kill him, cayetano gentile chimento got up oblivious to his impending murder within hours the dashing colombian medical.