Unique Way of Application of Magical Style of Narration in Marquez’s Literary Discourse

Mohammad B. Aghaei

Abstract


Gabriel Garcia Marquez’s extraordinary artistry in blending different stylistic devices for narrating his stories makes him stand out as the only writer whose literary orientation fascinatingly deviates from the narrating norms of the other prominent Latin American writers. His main style of writing is in fact to juxtapose the reality and fantasy in such an ingenious way that every unusual and fantastic phenomenon appears real and believable and carries numerous connotations. His literary discourse possesses in abundance the magical scenes and images and many complex figural devices. In order to depict the multiple dimensions of his society, Marquez has adopted different narrative techniques and styles for his novels, by carefully focusing on the message and originality of the story.


Keywords


Magical realism; Figural devices

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DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.3968%2F4430

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