A Very Old Man with Enormous Wings is a short story by Gabriel Garcia Marquez which tends to both mankind and parts of the ground-breaking. This story reviews the human response to the people who are weak, subordinate, and exceptional. There are depictions of striking cruelty and hardness all through the story. After Elisenda and Pelayo’s youth recovers from his malady, for example, the watchmen decide to put the older individual to sea on a barge with game plans for three days rather than basically killing him, admission to the old individual’s inconvenient situation anyway scarcely a minding exhibit. At the point when they find that they can profit by showing him, regardless, Pelayo and Elisenda keep him in a chicken coop outside, where pariahs pelt him with stones, expand at him, and even devour him with a stamping iron.
As opposed to treating the favored errand person with love or empathy, the townspeople are savage to him; they keep him in wretched conditions, hurt him in order to mix him into all the all the more captivating behavior, and attempt his suffering by changing him into a ticketed display. While the townspeople’s lead towards the heavenly errand person is unambiguously uncouth, Marquez doesn’t suggest this is because they are autonomously terrible people. The townspeople’s othering of the blessed emissary drives them to severity, yet notwithstanding abuse when Elisenda begins charging admission to see the eminent specialist’s forsaken reality in the chicken coop.
Regardless of the way that the townspeople jokingly acknowledge that the sacred dispatcher’s ‘simply supernatural restraint had all the earmarks of being resilience,’ the eminent specialist’s seeing truly makes him the most equitable character in the story. The favored ambassador never lashes out at Pelayo, Elisanda, or general society, in spite of the way that they treat him so appallingly—he bears their maltreatment with standoffish magnificence, while they can’t be attempted to continue abusing him once a furthermore invigorating presentation comes to town. Márquez, by then, seems to connect tirelessness with the grand, suggesting that it is the touchiness of present-day life that disabled people’s ability to see the extraordinary in the customary.
This story uses empathy and sympathy and religion to express how we as human act towards something that us unknown. Marquez breaks down the human response to the people who are slight, subordinate, and unique. This story reviews the human response to the people who are weak, subordinate, and exceptional.