Paul Burkhart - A Very Old Man with Enormous Wings

Paul Burkhart A - Paul Burkhart A Very Old Man with Enormous Wings by Gabriel Garcia Marquez Plot Exposition We find out that there has been a

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Paul Burkhart A Very Old Man with Enormous Wings by Gabriel Garcia Marquez Plot – Exposition: We find out that there has been a great and long storm that has hit the house of Pelayo and Elisenda. Their child has been sick with a fever for a while. The then find a ver old man with enormous wings in their front yard in the mud Rising Action: The old man who is immediately is dubbed as an “angel” is placed in the front yard chicken coop. The people see him as an attraction, but the priest sees him as a possible demonic creature, and sends word to Rome to find out what to do with him While they are waiting, Pelayo begins to charge admission to see the angel. Turning Point: I believe this is when the woman who had been changed into a spider comes into town. Falling Action: This occurs as the attention is taken away from the angel. Pelayo has enough money to build as new home and be comfortable. The child and the angel get chicken pox at the same time. The child starts going to school. The angel grows very decrepit and then during the summer sprouts wings once more, and in the end, flies away. Character – We have four main actors in this story with a very important supporting cast. First, Pelayo and his wife Elisenda.
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This note was uploaded on 04/07/2008 for the course HONR 399 taught by Professor Gretchencomba during the Fall '04 term at VCU.

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Paul Burkhart A - Paul Burkhart A Very Old Man with Enormous Wings by Gabriel Garcia Marquez Plot Exposition We find out that there has been a

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