From 11:00PM PDT on Friday, July 1 until 5:00AM PDT on Saturday, July 2, the Shmoop engineering elves will be making tweaks and improvements to the site. That means Shmoop will be unavailable for use during that time. Thanks for your patience!
We have changed our privacy policy. In addition, we use cookies on our website for various purposes. By continuing on our website, you consent to our use of cookies. You can learn about our practices by reading our privacy policy.
© 2016 Shmoop University, Inc. All rights reserved.
A Very Old Man with Enormous Wings

A Very Old Man with Enormous Wings

  

by Gabriel García Márquez

A Very Old Man with Enormous Wings: Crazy Cures True or False

1. What does the arrival of the angel coincide with? -> A crab invasion
2. Which of these is of one of the angel's miracles? -> A paralyzed man who almost wins the lottery
3. What does the wise neighbor woman suggest feeding the angel? -> mothballs
4. How does the crowd determine whether the old man is alive or dead? -> Sticks him with a hot branding iron
5. Which of the following people comes to visit the angel? -> A leprechaun

Submit
Advertisement