The Power of Language: The English Words that Made García Márquez a Global Phenomenon

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Frequency of terms: before 2014 vs. after 2014

Language is a tool.  Like the mallet and chisel the sculptor uses to create form, language also uses words to sculpt meaning in an inert reality. When this process is observed at the collective level, the accumulation of words ‘chiseled’ into our reality render an image that gives form to meaning. During the last 42 years, much like the outcome of beautiful artwork, the combination of words in the English language sculpted the global reality we know as Gabriel García Márquez.

 

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