ARGHAVAN SAMADIAN

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Noah's Storm
"Noah's Storm" is an illustration of the book "One Hundred Years of Solitude" by "Gabriel Garcia Marquez". A character who named "Melquiades" portend it. Melquiades was the gypsy who brings technological marvels to "Macondo" and befriends the Buendia clan. Melquiades is the first person to die in Macondo. Melquiades serves as "Jose Arcadio" Buendia's guide in his quest for knowledge and, even after dying, returns to guide other generations of Buendias. Melquiades' mysterious and undecipherable prophecies, which torment generations of Buendias, are finally translated by Aureliano (II) at the end of the novel, they contain the entire history of Macondo and Noah's Storm, foretold.
Posted on June 19, 2009 Slideshow

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Reply ellis.illus
4:50 AM on June 19, 2009 
*wow* what a powerful interpretation of noah's storm in márquez book! the apocalyptic feeling you definitely caught in a superb way!

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