A Very Old Man with Enormous Wings by Gabriel García Márquez

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Explain the old man's origin and propose a specific recommendation for his use.

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Origin: The old man in the story A Very Old Man with Enormous Wings by Gabriel García Márquez simply appears out of nowhere. The wings and his mysterious nature suggest that he is an angel. Angels, within the Roman Catholic context of the story, originate from God. The old couples' poverty and their sick child possibly elicit God's pity and thus his sending the angel.

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