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Love in the Time of Cholera

Love in the Time of Cholera


by Gabriel Garcia Marquez

Analysis: Narrator Point of View

Who is the narrator, can she or he read minds, and, more importantly, can we trust her or him?

Third Peron (Omniscient)

Our narrator doesn't just jump back and forth between different characters, but also back and forth in time. He (we're calling the narrator a 'he' in this case because the author is a man...you can call it a 'she' if you want to) knows what's going on inside people's heads, as well as what's going on historically and what will happen in the future. Heck, he basically knows everything, which is why we say he's omniscient.

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