Very simply stated, this is the story of what happens when an angel comes to town.
But while it is subtitled “A Tale for Children,” it is by no means a simple story.
The story intrigues the reader to think about what the response would be if one was confronted with a supernatural phenomenon.
The author utilizes various inventive diversions that offer a unique approach compared to the basic storyline, which makes the interpretation of this message more elusive.
Use specific textual support from the short story in the body of your paper.
Proofread for errors in spelling, grammar, and writing mechanics.
For each main point that you select, support that point with quotes from the story, and then share your analysis of how and why the main point and evidence/quotes/examples fit together.
Your submission should look something like this: Topic Sentence: Character X is important because…Cited Evidence: We see Character X fulfilling this role when he says “so and so” (Marquez, year, page or paragraph number).
The setting is no ordinary town, and its visitor is no ordinary angel—indeed, he may very well not be an angel at all.
In most respects, he seems disappointingly ordinary and human, despite his extraordinary appearance.