Love in the Time of Cholera

by

Gabriel García Márquez

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A young boy whom Florentino Ariza hires to search for the sunken galleon San José, which supposedly still full of treasures. Euclides tricks Florentino by making him believe that he has found the ship. This episode highlights Florentino’s romanticism and gullibility. After Florentino accuses Euclides of lying to him, the young boy disappears, thus implicitly confirming his guilt.
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Euclides Character Timeline in Love in the Time of Cholera

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Chapter 2
Moral Corruption and Cynicism Theme Icon
...find the sunken galleon, the San José, and its treasures. He finds a young boy, Euclides, to help him in his task because he cannot swim. They make various trips in... (full context)
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Moral Corruption and Cynicism Theme Icon
...one of Florentino’s many poetic exaggerations but also worries that he might have gone crazy. Euclides brings so much evidence from the sunken ship that Florentino finally shows them to Tránsito,... (full context)