When Elisenda and Pelayo find the old man, they go to the old lady next door for advice. While she has a reputation for being wise, she comes across cruel and petty and somewhat silly in her beliefs. She does recognize that the old man might be an angel, but she says that angels are “fugitive survivors of a celestial conspiracy” and therefore they should “club him to death.”
The Neighbor Woman Character Timeline in A Very Old Man With Enormous Wings
The timeline below shows where the character The Neighbor Woman appears in A Very Old Man With Enormous Wings. The colored dots and icons indicate which themes are associated with that appearance.
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