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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: Quotes (What Was Said) Quiz

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Q. Who said, "He's an angel [. . . .] He must have been coming for the child, but the poor fellow is so old that the rain knocked him down"?


Pelayo
The child
The very old man
The wise neighbor woman
Q. Who suggested that the angel be put out to stud?


The crowd
Father Gonzaga
Elisenda
The child
Q. Who couldn't understand why all humans didn't have wings?


The Pope
Pelayo
The doctor
The very old man
Q. Who warns the crowd against the risks of being naïve?


Elisenda
Father Gonzaga
The flying acrobat
The spider woman
Q. Who said that it was "awful living in a hell full of angels"?


The very old man
Father Gonzaga
Elisenda
Pelayo
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