In the Hispanic society being portrayed in Gabriel Marquez “Chronicle of a Death Foretold”, when it come to the characters we can see that there is a significant amount of double standards when it come to the portrayal of male and female characters. In this society women are forced to adhere to strict societal and cultural expectation. While men are encouraged to to be themselves and to be experienced in the bedroom. However the moment a woman follows in the same mannerism as a man she is deemed as unfit to marry and an embarrassment to her family. For example let look at Angela Vicario.