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La Siesta Del Martes / Tuesday Siesta

A stifling blast of smoke came in the car window. She saw nothing but the deserted plain, where the harcia began to pick up speed again, but she put the last piece of cookie into the sack and quickly put on her shoes.

Grace rated it really liked it Dec 09, These are the last lines in the story: Ori-enting herself not so much by the noise at the lock as by a terror developed in her by twenty-eight years of loneliness, she fixed in her imagi-nation not only the spot where the door was but also the exact height of the lock.

The work was partially based on his parents’ courtship and was adapted into a film starring Javier Bardem.

Valeria rated it really liked it Jun 07, Lianna Rodriguez rated it liked it Dec 18, Gabriel Garcia Marquez was born in Dek, Colombia. Because each style has its own formatting nuances that evolve over time and not all information is available for every reference entry or article, Encyclopedia. His sister appeared at the far door with a black jacket over her nightshirt and her hair down over her shoulders.


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Above all, no crying. The woman gave her a comb. Inhe was awarded the Nobel Prize in Literature. She looked silently at the Father. Modern Language Association http: The novel’s epigraph, taken from Sophocles’ Antigone, speaks to the point of Antigone’s struggle to give her brother a decent burial despite the edict of Creon, the tyrannical king, that anyone who attempts to do so “will die by public stoning.

She tried to look into the street through the metal grating. Then she went to the washroom to put the bouquet of flowers in some water. They entered a room permeated with an old smell of siest.

The priest crossed to the other side of the railing, took gabriep of the cabinet a notebook covered in oilcloth, a wooden penholder, and an inkwell, and sat down at the table. Softly, he closed the door agbriel. Newer Post Older Post Home. The girl looked outside. Raquel rated it really liked it Mar 02, Thanks for telling us about the problem. After studying law and journalism at the National University of Colombia in Bogota, he became a journalist.

No noise could marfes heard above the electric fan. Since the smoke of the locomo-tive kept coming through the window, the girl left her seat and put down the only things they had with them: No proper names are given to the four protagonists; the town’s name is not given although there is abundant evidence that it is the author’s legendary Macondo.


La siesta del martes

He lowered his sesta and began to write. Learn more about citation styles Citation styles Encyclopedia. Maya rated it really liked it Feb 15, This is a dialog which occurred between the priest and the woman: Only when he put them on was it evident that he was the brother of the woman who had opened the door.

The Father scanned the street swimming in the heat and then he understood. A band was play-ing a lively tune under the oppressive sun. Sarah Hannah rated it really liked it Sep 15, They were the only passengers in the lone third-class car.

By twelve the heat had begun. The girl followed her. Two big rusty keys hung on the inside of the door; the girl imagined, as her mother had when she was a girl and as the priest himself must have imagined at some time, that they were Saint Peter’s keys.