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Machismo in The Chronicle of a Death Foretold

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Janae Stilwell

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Transcript of Machismo in The Chronicle of a Death Foretold

The Chronicle of the Death Foretold
By: Gabriel Garcia Marquez
The Cult of Machismo
Origin of "Machismo"
Use in Literature:
Presence in Modern Society:
First Connection to Text:
Second Connection to Text:
Fourth Connection to Text:
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Lucia Siles
Third Connection to Text:
"A strong or exaggerated sense of manliness; an assumptive attitude that virility, courage, strength."
Most Prevalent in Central/South America
Bayardo San Roman returns Angela Vicario
because she is not pure.
The Vicario Brothers demand to know who took Angela's
virginity so they can kill him.
"'All right, girl...tell us who it was.'" (Marquez 47)
The Ritual of a man going from town to town
looking for wife material to marry.
" 'When I wake up,' he said,'remind me that
I'm going to marry her.' " (Marquez 29)
The Disney movie,

Phlubdr. Body Builder 1. 1954. Flickr. Web. 10 Sept. 2013.

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TheHuffingtonPost.com, 25 May 2012. Web. 9 Sept. 2013.

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Development of a Traditional Machismo and Caballerismo Scale." PsycNet.
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Mulan. Disney Wiki. CC-BY-SA, 10 July 2013. Web. 13 Sept. 2013.
Marquez, Gabriel Garcia. The Chronicle of a Death Foretold. Trans. Gregory
Rabassa. New York: Vintage International, 1982. Print.

Photo or Illustration Gall, John. The Chronicle of a Death Foretold. 1982. Image.

"Colombia Map - Colombia Satellite Image." Map. Geology. Geology.com, 2005. Web.
14 Sept. 2013. <http://geology.com/world/
In Muslim culture women are still struggling for their rights.
Sayah, Reza, Reza Sayah, and Shaan Khan Reported from Swat Valley. Joe Sterling Reported from Atlanta. "Girl Shot with Malala: Memory of Attack 'still in My Head'" CNN. Cable News Network, 01 Jan. 1970. Web. 17 Sept. 2013.

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Unknown, "Schoolgirl campaigner shot on the head." October 12, 2012, AEDT
The men take pride in going to Maria Cervantes' brothel and are not ashamed.
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