Editorial Reviews. About the Author. Horacio Quiroga, (Salto, – Buenos Aires, ) Narrador uruguayo radicado en Argentina, considerado uno de los. El almohadón de plumas (Serie Roja Anthologies) (Spanish Edition) [Horacio Quiroga, Ricardo Peláez] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. Horacio Quiroga () is regarded as one of the originators of Latin America’s short story. El almohadón de plumas. El almohadón de plumas.

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My Uruguayan friend is introducing me to the literature of South America. Inside, the shining glacier of stucco, the tall walls without the slightest feature affirmed the sensation of bleak coldness. Gino rated it liked it Apr 21, Your translation does bring that Poe-esque quality to the story.

It was so swollen that its mouth was barely pronounceable. Walking back and forth between the rooms, footsteps echoed throughout the whole house, as if its long neglect heightened the resonating sound.

Nobody Expects the Spanish Acquisition! She looked at the carpet, returned her gaze to him and after a long pause of frightened confrontation, she grew calm. Lizeth Cuevas rated it liked it Apr 26, Clearing up myths and misperceptions about S.

Thanks for telling us about the problem. I have included quirkga a few comprehension breaks including vocabulary reflections, comprehension questions and prompts for illustrations. He, for his part, loved her profoundly without letting it be seen.


Students already know the story; they just have to be able to comprehend this version. Nonetheless, she loved him dearly. Anemia was diagnosed, completely unexplainable. He walked back and forth between the far away walls for hours without stopping, insatiable in his perseverance. The servant lifted it up but immediately let it fall and stood plumad down at it, pale and shaking. Almohaadon looked at him with empty and fleeting eyes.

Once everyone has five questions we go around the class, each asking a question and the whole class responding in unison.

El Almohadón de Plumas

By continuing to use this website, you agree to their use. Courtney Nygaard — Spanish pluma, 3 and heritage learners. In her final two days she rambled incessantly in a low voice.

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in: To see what your friends thought of this book, please sign up. I talk it out, orally simplifying passages.

If you have time you might start the class with a discussion of the painting that I placed at the beginning of this post. Want to Read saving…. She looked indifferently from one side to the other. The parasites that live on birds, usually very small, manage to grow to an enormous size under certain conditions.

It may take more than one class. I did not give this sheet to students until I felt that they already knew the words so that it almoohadon not feel like a vocabulary list that we were plugging dr but rather some spontaneous conversations.


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Adriana rated it liked it Sep 24, I have students fold this embedded reading into quarters so that they are only looking at the relevant section. In five days and five nights, Alicia was emptied. Leave a Reply Cancel reply Enter your comment here Suddenly and with profound tenderness, Jordan slowly passed his hand over her head, and Alicia instantly broke down into tears, throwing her arms around his neck.

In practice this did not always work, but it did keep most students focused on the text. Abigail rated it liked it Apr 18, Email required Address never made public. That was the last day that Alicia was able to raise herself up. This is certainly a difficult text to teach due to the advanced language. Hljo rated it liked it Jul 17, Most thorough and appreciated.

El almohadón de plumas / The Feather Pillow – Translated Works of Horacio Quiroga

Do not let them skip ahead! Translating research into useful classroom ideas.

Trivia About The Feather Pillo Before dde Alicia began to have, at first, confusing and floating visions that later seemed to bring her back down to the ground.