Supernatural Events And Miracles : A Very Old Man With Enormous Wings By Gabriel Garcia Marquez

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Supernatural events and miracles are very common in medieval literature.(The History....) In the story “ A very old man with enormous wings” by Gabriel Garcia Marquez uses supernatural to make the story more suspenseful. Supernatural can be in different form and in many things like in people on bones and in certain objects. In some supernatural actives some people have been cursed by whatever they touched. The people that have been cursed have seeked for help to break the cured but some have been able to break the cursed and those that weren’t able to break the cursed the had a hard time and in life as well but for those that weren’t able to break the curse their children will maybe cursed as well. Some supernatural actives are…show more content…
“ Against the judgment of the wise neighbor woman, for whom angels in those times were the fugitive survivors of a spiritual conspiracy, they did not have the heart to club him to death(Marquez 1)”. “ In the middle of the night, when the rain stopped, Pelayo and Elisenda were still killing crabs. A short time afterward the child woke up without a fever and with a desire to eat(Marquez 1)”. “ The parish priest had his first suspicion of an imposter when he saw that he did not understand the language of God or know how to greet His ministers(Marques 2)”. “Elisenda, her spine all twisted from sweeping up so much marketplace trash, then got the idea of fencing in the yard and charging five cents admission to see the angel (Marquez 2)”. “While still practically a child she had sneaked out of her parents’ house to go to a dance, and while she was coming back through the woods after having danced all night without permission, a fearful thunderclap rest the sky in tow and through the crack came the lighting bolt of brimstone that changed her into a spider(Marquez 3)”. Sometimes supernatural can cause problems for some people can be in pain all the time. Some people can be possessed by a demon. “ The demon then leaves the child’s body and writhes in pain and the boy is cursed...He was know for” exorcism, restoration of sight to blind, even restoration of sight to the dead…(96)(The History...1)”. “
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