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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Plumax servant, returning alone to the room after stripping the bed, looked at the pillow for a moment in surprise. Did you translate this?

El Almohadón de Plumas by Horacio Quiroga (3 star ratings)

Hours would pass without the slightest sound. Most thorough and appreciated. Without knowing why, Jordan felt his hair stand up. Simple questions that have an obvious answer within the quiroya.

M Fowler rated it liked it Mar 27, In her final two days she rambled incessantly quirofa a low voice. Carmen rated it liked it Feb 19, We read each part as a class, discussing line by line, acting out and finally writing five questions per section.

Later she lost consciousness. The house in which they lived had little effect on her shivers. Without a doubt she would have wished less severity in their rigid heaven of love, more expansive feeling with cautious tenderness, but the indifferent countenance horaclo her husband always restrained her desires.

It is also fun to misdirect the reader; Quiroga leads us to believe that the life of the young wife is slowly being drained away due to the lack of love in her new marriage. Their honeymoon had been one long shiver. Noura Ragab rated it liked it Jun 20, Lily rated it liked it Oct 21, To find out more, including how to control cookies, see here: By continuing to use this website, you agree to their use.


Horacio Silvestre Quiroga Forteza was an Uruguayan playwright, poet, and above all short story writer. However, she had thrown a veil over her old dreams, and still lived in the hostile house as if asleep, without wanting to think about anything until her husband came home. Want to Read saving….

El Almohadón de Plumas

He, for his part, loved her profoundly without letting it be seen. Skip to content Stephen Mc. The following day Alicia continued to get worse. Finally one day she managed to make it to the garden supported against the arm of her husband. It was so swollen that its mouth was barely pronounceable. Upon seeing him, Alicia let out a shriek of horror.

I have included quite a few comprehension breaks including vocabulary reflections, comprehension questions and prompts for illustrations. horaco

Courtney rated it liked it Nov 01, In her last doctor visit Alicia laid in a stupor while they took her pulse, passing her limp wrist between themselves. The young girl, with her eyes excessively open, did nothing but look back and forth at the carpet to both sides of her bedhead. It may take more than one class.

Once everyone has five questions we go around the class, each asking a question and the whole class responding in unison. No trivia or quizzes yet. Angelica Perez Pasten rated it liked it May 25, Fatima rated it liked it Dec 07, I interrupt the film often so it takes us about 25 minutes to watch a nine minute film.

Return to Book Page. I edited this text very lightly to make it more comprehensible for my students, but for the most part this is the original version. Follow Blog via Email Enter your email address to follow this blog and receive notifications of new posts by email. If you have time you might start the class with a discussion of the painting that I placed at the beginning of this post.


Alicia stopped fainting but she continued to move visibly towards death. This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. You are commenting using your Facebook account.

Always upon waking she had the sensation of a thousand kilos on top of her pinning her to the bed. Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in: There are no discussion topics on this book yet. The servant lifted it up but immediately let it fall and stood looking down at it, pale and shaking.

In this strange love nest Alicia spent the whole autumn. Yes, all translations are mine.

El almohadón de plumas (Horacio Quiroga)

Sabrina Teruel rated it liked it Apr 19, Refresh and try again. Rina rated it liked it Sep 30, quuroga Thank you for this translation.

This book is not yet featured on Listopia. 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.

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