February 28 lecture notes ARLT

February 28 lecture notes ARLT - February 28, 2011 Lectures...

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February 28, 2011 Lectures Notes War is brought to Macondo from the outside and existed outside of Macondo, the city was just behind the eight ball Why does Aureliano decide he is not a colonel anymore? o What makes him happier, making fishes or killing people, what is important that he has the ability and the power to make the decision to change his job o He became a warrior to make up for his brothers wildness, recklessness War: What is the point of war? o To gain power, to resolve a conflict, to prove yourself, to KILL and protect o What stands against it in the culture we live in is ethics and morals, laws, values, education What induces war? o Ideological differences o Warriors need arms and a cause to sustain fighting, shelter, food as well, reinforcement, spirit or means to keep them going, clothes, in the novel what keeps them fighting is their isolation from home, the people involved get close to each other but we are not really shown that probably because it gives the war an even deeper sense of meaningless and
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This note was uploaded on 05/08/2011 for the course ARLT 100 taught by Professor Thompson during the Spring '07 term at USC.

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