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...so much human truth and with such a fearful lesson, was bound to defeat without even trying that of a haughty angel who scarcely deigned to look at mortals” (266).
Garcia Marquez addressed a very controversial topic of the society through his short story “A Very Old Man with Enormous Wings”. It being an allegory, the story 's message behind is difficult to decode in the first perusing. Yet, with his one of a kind approach of magical realism he painted the harsh picture of the society’s exploitation of these minorities in a fairy- like manner, which makes it an extra-ordinary piece of literary work. He portrayed the difficult and miserable lives of both the intersex and transgendered intersex in the society. And how such narrowness of the society needs to be replaced with an imparted appreciation for science and nature and more appreciation of diversity in humanism.
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