"Death Constant beyond Love". Reading Questions
- What is the importance of the title the story? What does it tell us about the story's central thematic concerns?
- Marquez has said that everything he has written has been about solitude. In what ways is "Death Constant Beyond Love" about solitude?
- What is the symbolic importance of the rose, the chastity belt, the campaign props, and Laura Farina herself?
- How does the author link death with nature, and illusion with beauty in the story?