Discussion board question

Discuss an element of the novel The Kingdom of this World by Alejo Carpentier which corresponds, in your view, to Carpentier’s notion of “lo real maravilloso” (marvelous realism). How does this element compare to magic realism in the other texts we have read? (other texts being One Hundred Years of Solitude by Gabriel Garcia Marquez, Aura by Carlos Fuentes, and the House of the Spirits by Isabel Allende.

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