The Handsomest Drowned Man In The World

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Just because a person is different it does not mean that they should be treated differently. “The Very Old Man with Enormous Wings,” and The Handsomest Drowned Man in the World,” were both written by Gabriel Garcia Marquez. “The Very Old Man with Enormous Wings,” tells the story of an angel-like man that the townspeople did not care about, whereas, “The Handsomest Drowned Man in the World,” tells the story of a drowned man that the townspeople treated like he was one of their own. The stories “The Very Old Man with Enormous Wings,” and “The Handsomest Drowned Man in the World,” contain the similarities of unusual creatures showing up in different towns, while also presenting the differences of how these townspeople treat the creatures. In…show more content…
In “The Handsomest Drowned Man in the World,” it states, “they held the most splendid funeral.” The following quote presents the meaning that the people cared for the drowned man. This quote presents a difference from the story “The Very Old Man with Enormous Wings,” in the way that the townspeople in this story put the angel-like man in an old chicken coop. Another difference shown through the story “The Handsomest Drowned Man in the World,” is the townspeople were sad to see the drowned man go. In “The Handsomest Drowned Man in the World,” it states, “it wasn’t necessary for them to look at one another to realize that they were not complete, nor would they ever be again.” The following quote presents the meaning that the townspeople did not want to see the drowned man leave them. This quote presents a difference from the story “The Very Old Man with Enormous Wings,” in the way that the townspeople were glad that the angel-like man was finally leaving them alone. There are many differences in “The Very Old Man with Enormous Wings,” and “The Handsomest Drowned Man in the World,” such as, the how the townspeople treated the unusual creatures and how the townspeople felt after the unusual creatures
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