A Very Old Man with Enormous Wings by Gabriel García Márquez

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What is the relationship between this story and Gabriel's real life? Explain what these things are and why they relate to the story.

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Marquez grew up with his grandfather.  His grandfather and his grandfather's community were entrenched in the old traditions of storytelling, which combined historical events with explanations that were more religious or supernatural in nature.  This applies to the story because of the nature of the old man.  The man is not understood by the village because of  his wings, so they interpret the wings religiously, calling him an angel.  This explanation...

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