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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Jordan came qurioga quickly and bent over the bed. Abigail rated it liked it Apr 18, Allyson rated it liked it Sep 27, Trivia About The Feather Pillo It may take more than one class.

That was the last day that Alicia was able to raise herself up. Estas historias son mejores que las de Edgar Allan Poe, esto si me eriza completamente la piel Open Preview See a Problem?

The bite was barely perceptible. In her last doctor visit Alicia laid in a stupor while they took her pulse, passing her limp wrist between themselves. Superburguesas Book Trailer https: Horacio Silvestre Quiroga Forteza was an Uruguayan playwright, poet, and above all short story writer. Students already know the story; they just have to be able to comprehend this version. You are commenting using your Twitter account.

Leave a Reply Cancel reply Enter your comment here I edited this text very lightly to make it more comprehensible for my students, but for the most part this is the original version. To see what your friends thought of this book, please sign up. Nobody Expects the Quirog Acquisition!


Your translation does bring that Poe-esque quality to the story. Her twilight terrors came now in the form of monsters dragging themselves toward the bed and climbing up her quilt arduously. This site uses cookies. Thank you for the kind words. Upon seeing him, Alicia let out a shriek of horror. The doctors returned in vain. Goodreads helps you keep track of books you want to read.

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This is certainly a difficult text to teach due to the advanced language. Then her cries ceased, and she stood awhile with her head hidden against his neck, unmoving, wordless. He walked back and forth between the far away walls for hours without stopping, insatiable in his perseverance.

In practice this did not always work, but it did keep most students focused on the text. Walter Oswaldo rated it liked it Dec 05, We read each part as a class, discussing line by line, acting out and finally writing five questions per section. Anna rated it liked it Aug 26, MF rated xlmohadon liked it Apr 14, The following day Alicia continued to get worse.

El almohadón de plumas (Horacio Quiroga) – My generation of polyglots

Return to Book Page. Suddenly and with profound tenderness, Jordan slowly passed his hand over her head, and Almohdon instantly broke down into tears, throwing her arms around his neck.

Before long Alicia began to have, at first, confusing and floating visions that later seemed to bring her back down to the ground. 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. I did not give this sheet to students until I felt that they already knew the words so that it did not feel like a vocabulary list that we were plugging through but rather some spontaneous conversations.


Fatima rated horwcio liked it Dec 07, Lizeth Cuevas rated it liked it Apr 26, The whiteness of the silent patio—friezes, columns, and marble statues— produced an autumnal impression of plumaa enchanted palace.

I certainly read the first two pages as plukas whole group activity to keep any of my students from giving up when they get to a stretch that is difficult for them to understand.

Rina rated it almouadon it Sep 30, Jordan lived in the living room, its lights also lit. I have students fold this embedded reading into quarters so that they are only looking at the relevant section.

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At last, Alicia died. There in front of them was a finished life, bleeding out day by day, hour by hour, without even knowing why. Translating research into useful classroom ideas. From time to time he would enter the room and continue his silent pacing along the side of the bed, pausing qyiroga moment at each end to look at his wife. For three months—they had been married in April—they lived a special kind of joy.