A Very Old Man with Enormous Wings by Gabriel García Márquez

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What details "A Very Old man with Enormous Wings" illustrate the characteristics of the commonplace and realistic?

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In "A Very Old Man with Enormous Wings," the lives of Pelayo and Elisenda represent the realistic commonplaces of the magical realism of the genre of the story. Pelayo and Elisenda live in an ordinary house in a coastal town, and the Catholic priest Father Gonzaga...

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