|One Hundred Years Of Solitude
Title: One Hundred Years of Solitude
Question: Illustrate how the theme of the novel you read is developed and enhanced by plot, character and setting. Enhance your essay with specific references to the text.
This novel seems to have multiple themes. One important theme is that every action causes a reaction, and one person's doing can result in something unpredicted. Similarly, it also seems to say that fate is bound to happen, no matter what is done to try to change it. In this novel, when Jose Arcadio Buendia marries his cousin Ursula, they are cursed to have a child with the tail of a pig. I believe that this is just a way of saying that they are destined for downfall and failure. They are afraid and tired of people whispering and pointing, so after Jose kills a townsman, they decide to retreat into the jungles of South America. With the help of other settlers, they found their own little town, named Macondo, in hope of escaping the wrath of ...