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What are the moral values in the story handsomest drowned man in the world by marquez?

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The moral values in the story are best seen in the townspeople's reactions to something so unique, different, exotic, and strange as this man washing up ashore, dead, and who looked so strikingly.

In a morally-corrupted society, a finding of this kind would have provoked chaos, and people would have cathartically expressed their own fears and horrors of life through this man's death.

However, the village to which Esteban washed ashore was so distant...

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