Connecting García Márquez and Murakami

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In several of Gabriel García Márquez and Haruki Murakami's novels, magical realism is used more as an embellishment of remembrance. The suggestion is that magic realism is plagued by a distinct dilemma, a problem arising primarily from its use of supplementation as an improvement upon the realistic text. For García Márquez and Murakami, the possibility of locating the female spirit through magical realism characterizes the structures of their work and confronts issues. Cultural influences embody an environmental world of magical realism where the broad range of magical realism connects García Márquez and Murakami through the empowerment of the feminist movement is an attempt not to overthrow patriarch unjust social systems but to work within the system. To most feministic viewpoints, a feminist struggle is overcoming patriarchal societies by eliminating racial and economic divides, which oppresses women and people of non-binary genders that are a derivative caused by the patriarchal unit. Gender slavery demands acknowledgment of male privilege and a women’s determination to actively be treated and considered equal in all aspects as the male species.