AP English Compo
9 September 2015
Chronicle of Death Foretold Journal 1
Santiago Nasar: Santiago’s death sparked an interest in the narrator, who is a good friend of his. Santiago was killed by the Vicario brothers after they found out that he took their sister’s virginity. Santiago grew up in the “forgotten village” as a descendent of an Arab father. Santiago means “saint” (ancestry.com).
Angela Vicario: Angela plays a major role in the mystery behind Santiago’s death. She accused Santiago of taking her virginity. Her brothers are Pedro and Pablo Vicario. Angela means “Angel”, which is ironic because she accuses an innocent man and condemns him to death.
Pedro Vicario: Pedro is related to the narrator because the narrator tries to come to a resolution for the mystery. Pedro and his brother kill Santiago. The Vicario brothers live in the “forgotten village”.
Pablo Vicario: Pablo is related to the narrator the same way his brother is related to the narrator. Pablo was the one who took charge after Pedro wanted to back out of killing Nasar.
Bayardo San Roman: Bayardo has no relation to the narrator, but he is one of the leading causes for Nasar’s death. He comes into the town to find a bride.
Placida Linero: She is Nasar’s mother. She has no direct relation to the narrator. She is well-known in the town for being able to interpret people’s dreams.
Purisma del Carmen: She is Angela’s mother and is a blood relative of the narrator’s. She beats Angela for two hours .
Poncio Vicario: He is Angela’s/ Pedro and Pablo’s father and worked as a goldsmith in the town.
Maria Alejandrina Cervantes: Maria is a good friend of the narrator’s and Santiago Nasar. She is a local and well known prostitute.
Victoria Guzman: She is a servant of Nasar’s.
Clotilde Armenta: Owner of a milk shop where Pablo and Pedro wait in before killing Nasar.
Cristo Bedoya: One of Santiago’s best friends and a good friend of the narrator’s.
Margot: The narrator’s sister,...