Love in the Time of Cholera

by

Gabriel García Márquez

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Don Pius V Loayza Character Analysis

One of the three founders of the River Company of the Caribbean, Florentino Ariza’s father died when Florentino was 10 years old. Like Florentino, he was known as a passionate romantic who wrote lyrical letters and had occasional affairs in his office. He gave Florentino money from time to time but was otherwise uninvolved in his son’s life.
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Don Pius V Loayza Character Timeline in Love in the Time of Cholera

The timeline below shows where the character Don Pius V Loayza appears in Love in the Time of Cholera. The colored dots and icons indicate which themes are associated with that appearance.
Chapter 2
Love Theme Icon
Sex and Morality Theme Icon
Social Norms vs. Personal Fulfillment Theme Icon
...Florentino was the only child of Tránsito Ariza, who had a brief affair with ship-owner Don Pius V Loayza , who founded the River Company of the Caribbean for the Magdalena River with his... (full context)
Chapter 4
Sex and Morality Theme Icon
Uncle Leo XII tells Florentino that his father, Don Pius V Loayza , conceived him in an unlocked office room on a Sunday, lying to his wife... (full context)