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The Handsomest Drowned Man in the World

The Handsomest Drowned Man in the World


by Gabriel García Márquez

The Handsomest Drowned Man in the World: Themes (For the Most Part) True or False

1. This story explores what it means to be -> Great
2. The dead man has a transformative effect on the -> Village
3. Masculinity is defined by all except -> Petiteness
4. This story explores the blurring between -> Myth/reality
5. The community is united through desire for -> Improvement