The Question and Answer section for A Very Old Man With Enormous Wings is a great resource to ask questions, find answers, and discuss the novel.
1. a blind man did not recover his sight but grew three new teeth.
2. a paralytic who did not walk but won the lottery.
3. a leper's sores sprouted sunflowers".
Gradesaver's theme page takes a detailed look at the "magical" realismin the story. I have provided the direct link below.
Gradesaver has an entire page devoted to the story's themes readily available for your use. Simply follow the direct link provided below.