The Question and Answer section for One Hundred Years of Solitude is a great resource to ask questions, find answers, and discuss the novel.
This link might help,
There is simile, metaphor, and personification.
After failing to obtain a daguerrotype of God, he throws himself into the quest of putting everything on a pendulum. This final quest exhausts him mentally and psychologically. After seeing the ghost of Prudencio Aguilarand communing with the...