A Very Old Man with Enormous Wings by Gabriel García Márquez

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Identify marginalization of individuals within society in "An Old Man with Enormous Wings" by Gabriel Garcia Marquez.

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"An Old Man with Enormous Wings" depicts marginalization within society through the characters of the old man and the spider girl. First, the old man is put in a chicken coop and neglected. a neighbor even suggests killing him in much the same way they'd a chicken living in the coop.

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