A Very Old Man with Enormous Wings by Gabriel García Márquez

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In "A Very Old Man with Enormous Wings", how does Marquez use fantasy to reveal a human truth?

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In "A Very Old Man with Enormous Wings" Marquez uses fantasy to reveal human truths about the new beginnings and the value of humanity. In the story, the two most prominent characters are the fantastical Spider-woman and the very old man with enormous wings.

Spider-woman had a fall from her position in life and was in fact turned into a tarantula spider, with her own head and brain...

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