The Divinity within Marquez's Aa Very Old Man with Enormous Wings"

Friday, November 7, 2014
Plaza Foyer (Sheraton)
Timothy Tukes , Morehouse College
“A Very Old Man with Enormous Wings” connects the angelic with the secular in human form to expound upon the narrative’s central theme: the superhuman qualities of human beings. Surveying the protagonist’s ethereal attributes, my presentation will discuss Marquez’s social criticisms through literary, cultural, and historical analysis.