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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: Themes (For the Most Part) True or False

1. Which of these quotes depicts the angel's suffering? -> "He was lying in a corner drying his open wings in the sunlight among the fruit peels and breakfast leftovers that the early risers had thrown him."
2. Which of the following is a clue to the angel's age? -> His baldness
3. Which of these supernatural figures appears in the story? -> A winged old man
4. Where do people suspect the angel might be from? -> America
5. Which of these is an example of the angel's foreignness? -> His suitcase