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Love in the Time of Cholera

Love in the Time of Cholera


by Gabriel Garcia Marquez

Love in the Time of Cholera: Themes (For the Most Part) True or False

1. Love is like all of the following except -> Disease
2. This story features two of what in the first chapter? -> Deaths
3. Florentino is devoted to whom? -> His first girlfriend
4. Florentino (never married himself) sees marriage as a means of stripping women of what? -> Children
5. Most of the writing comes in the form of what? -> Haikus