A Very Old Man With Enormous Wings Analysis

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“ Honesty, forgiveness, trust, humanity are among the qualifier that makes up kindness” (EERRUCCI, 2). Kindness is made up of many things, but true kindness is what makes up the power of kindness. In “ A Very Old Man With Enormous Wings” by Gabriel Garcia Marquez, the main theme was to help someone in need by using the power of kindness. The power of kindness is when you put someone else’s needs before your own. You help someone out even if they don’t deserve it in return, just like from a very old man with enormous wings, Marquez says “ Elizenda, 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). Elizenda was being greedy…show more content…
Taking care of someone in need can be a power of kindness to them; they might be having a hard time getting dressed, bathing themselves or even eating on their own, since they’re old and can’t do everything they were capable of doing when they were at a younger age. Helping an elderly person is very kind, they might not have any family members and by helping them out can make them feel so much more safe and happy to have someone around to help them and keep them company. Elizenda Millard said, “ the kindness of generosity flows in all directions, including towards you. It feels good to give; you get something out of the interaction, too “ ( Millard, 2 ). It might not always be a gift but it can be the joy of seeing someone else happy and knowing that they are comfortable enough to trust you. Being nice to someone can maybe even change their perspective on themselves. Not everyone might not think they are special but giving the power of kindness can help a person feel better about themselves just for that day “ you have to treat everyone you meet as if they are the most important person in the world-- because they are. if not to you, then to someone; and if not today, then perhaps tomorrow “ ( Kaplan, Koval 2

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