A Very Old Man with Enormous Wings by Gabriel García Márquez

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In the short story "A Very Old Man with Enormous Wings," why does the author say it's a children's story?

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In magical realism, the genre of "A Very Old Man with Enormous Wings," it's hard to tell exactly why anything is what it is, which is one of the drifining features of magical realism. There are clues to why the story carries the subtitle A Tale for Children.

First of all, the story is about an angel which is a favorite topic for children to think and...

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