Though technically older, Pablo behaves much like a younger brother to Pedro, following his commands and displaying overall a more “imaginative” character. When Pedro served in the military, Pablo remained at home, caring for the family and working as a butcher. But despite his submissive tendencies, it is Pablo, not Pedro, who suggests the brothers persist in their murderous intentions after Colonel Lázaro Aponte takes away their knives.
Pablo Vicario Quotes in Chronicle of a Death Foretold
The Chronicle of a Death Foretold quotes below are all either spoken by Pablo Vicario or refer to Pablo Vicario. For each quote, you can also see the other characters and themes related to it (each theme is indicated by its own dot and icon, like this one: Note: all page numbers and citation info for the quotes below refer to the Vintage Books edition of Chronicle of a Death Foretold published in 0.).
Chapter 3 Quotes
So he put the knife in his hand and dragged him off almost by force in search of their sister’s lost honor.
“There's no way out of this,” he told him. “It's as if it had already happened.”
Pablo Vicario Character Timeline in Chronicle of a Death Foretold
The timeline below shows where the character Pablo Vicario appears in Chronicle of a Death Foretold. The colored dots and icons indicate which themes are associated with that appearance.
...the dashing Bayardo San Román, after he discovered that she was not a virgin. Now Pablo and Pedro Vicarioare out to kill Santiago Nasar, who they allege is responsible for deflowering... (full context)
...a gift. Thinking this indecent, Angela’s mother, Purísima del Carmen, sent her sons Pedro and Pablo to return the gift to Bayardo. The twins returned later that night, however, drunk, with... (full context)
...the reception on the terrace of her own modest house, right by the pigsty where Pablo and Pedro slaughter their hogs. Bayardo’s family, accompanied by many people of note, arrive by... (full context)
...his brother Luis Enrique, Santiago Nasar, and Cristo Bedoya end up at María Alejandrina Cervantes’brothel. Pablo and Pedro Vicario are there as well, and all six of them drink and sing... (full context)
...twins borrow Don Rogelio de la Flor’s shaving instruments. Pedro shaves with his knife, while Pablo uses Don Rogelio’s safety razor. The sun hasn’t risen yet. They wait for the light... (full context)
...chest of letters. Nahir Miguel enters the room. He explains to Santiago in Arabic that Pablo and Pedro are after him. Santiago becomes extremely confused and disoriented. Nahir offers to either... (full context)
...is accessible through the square, is open, and starts off in that direction. Pedro and Pablo Vicario see him, stand up, and unsheathe their knives. Clotilde Armante grabs Pedro by the... (full context)