Chronicle of a Death Foretold

honor killings

construct of honor which compels the Vicario bothers to murder Santiago Nasar.Give example from the text to substantiate your arguments

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When questioned, Angela names Santiago (she signs his warrant with her lie)

"All right, girl,' he said to her, trembling with rage, "tell us who it was."

“Clotilde was certain that the Vicario brothers were not as eager to carry out the sentence as to find someone who would do them the favor of stopping them.” (Chapter 3, page 57)

Below; Pablo speaks as if it's predestination (the murder).

“ ‘There’s no way out of this,’ he told him. ‘It’s as if it had already happened.’ ” (Chapter 3, page 61)


Chronicle of a Death Foretold