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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He walked back and forth between the far away walls for hours without almohadno, insatiable in his perseverance. Over the sheets, between the feathers, slowly moved its hairy legs, it was a monstrous animal, a slimy and living ball.
They observed her silently for a while and returned to the dining room.
When I teach this story I use embedded readings to build up from a very simple version of the story until, by the end of the week, students are reading the original version written by Horacio Quiroga. Roberto Montesinos Marin rated it liked it Feb 27, Anemia was diagnosed, completely unexplainable.
He, for his part, loved her profoundly without letting it be seen. Fatima rated it liked it Dec 07, Translating research into useful classroom ideas. Email required Address never made public. You are commenting using your WordPress. Once everyone has five questions we go amohadon the class, each asking a question and the whole class responding in unison.
She smiled and took the hand of her husband between her own and caressed it for half an hour, trembling. By the third day this sinking sensation never left her.
El almohadón de plumas (Horacio Quiroga)
There are quirlga discussion topics on this book yet. Follow Blog via Email Enter your email address to follow this blog and receive notifications of new posts by email. Want to Read saving…. Alicia looked at him with empty and fleeting eyes. The carpet drowned out his steps.
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El almohadón de plumas (Horacio Quiroga) – My generation of polyglots
She came down with a slight attack of influenza that dragged on insidiously for days and days; Alicia never seemed to recover. In this strange love nest Alicia spent the whole autumn. Always upon waking she had the sensation of a thousand kilos on top of her pinning her to the bed. Return to Book Page. Alicia was fading away in a sub delirious state from the anemia, worse in the afternoon but that always let up in the early hours.
Open Preview See a Problem? MF rated it liked it Apr 14, I really almhoadon you taking your time in translating this amazing story.
She looked indifferently from one side to the other. I interrupt the film often so it takes us about 25 minutes to watch a nine minute film. In her last doctor visit Alicia laid in a stupor while they took her pulse, passing her limp wrist between themselves.
Among her most enduring hallucinations was an anthropoid ape on the rug, resting upon its knuckles with its eyes fixed onto hers. All day long the lights were kept on in the profoundly silent room.
They brought it with them and over the dining room table Jordan gashed open the pillow cover. Thank you for this translation. In five days and five nights, Alicia was emptied. Jordan lived in the living room, its lights also lit.
The daily fluffing of the pillow without a doubt had slowed its progress at first, but ever since the young woman stopped moving the sucking went at a dizzying speed.
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Anurag Neotia rated it liked it Jun 12, He wrote stories which, in their jungle settings, use the supernatural and the bizarre to show the struggle of man and animal to survive. Goodreads helps you keep track of books you want to read. She could barely move her head. Skip to content Stephen Mc. I read it after doing my own work. Noura Ragab rated it liked it Jun 20, Before reading the plimas text I like to discuss and watch this videowhich you should warn students is not a faithful almohxdon of the short story.
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