ENG 102 Handsomest Drowned Man in the World essay - Kim1 English 102 Dr Tom Fink Suhyun Kim May28 2009 Fourth Essay(The Handsomest Drowned Man in the

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Kim1 English 102 Dr. Tom Fink Suhyun Kim May28, 2009 Fourth Essay: (“The Handsomest Drowned Man in the World” and A Very Old Man with Enormous Wings” by Gabriel Garcia Marquez” Our eyes are the opened windows to our hearts but we sometimes shut that windows of ours and brainstorm the views in our own judgment. The short story, “The Handsomest Drowned Man in the World” and “A Very Old Man with Enormous Wings” by Gabriel Garcia Marquez show that people analyze in their own perspectives when the extraordinary meets in ordinary and their virtual insanity how they want to fulfill their deepest desire. The author used the idea of magical realism to show the humans’ invoke and at the same time, it makes realize of people’s hypocrisy. People are thirst for attention as their needs and want to fulfill their solitude. In the story, “The Handsomest Drowned Man in the World”, the author is revealed this idea through the three different groups. The story begins as a strange dead man’s body from the ocean is found in a small fishing village by children and the village is in physical poverty. . The setting of this story reveals the image of quietness, loneliness, and isolation. When the body is found by the children, each group in the village tries to make sense of the drowned man's identity in their own. The children think a drowned man as their toy. They put him as a “playing with” and they play the “funeral play” with him all afternoon. They judge the drowned man as their toy and in their motion, they want to fulfill their deepest desire; people to be attentive
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