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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Anurag Neotia rated it liked it Jun 12, Angelica Perez Pasten rated it liked it May 25, Gino rated it liked it Apr 21, At last, Alicia died. Noura Ragab rated it liked it Jun 20, Later she lost consciousness. After a moment she opened her mouth to scream, and her nostrils and lips pearled in sweat.

Adriana rated it liked it Sep 24, They observed her silently for a while and returned to the dining room.

Without knowing why, Jordan felt his hair stand up. Rina rated it liked it Sep 30, During the day her sickness never advanced, but each morning she woke up livid, in and out of consciousness.

In her last doctor visit Alicia laid in a stupor while they took her pulse, passing her limp wrist between themselves.

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If you have time you might start the class with a discussion of the painting that I placed at the beginning of this post. We read each part as a class, discussing line by line, acting out and finally writing five questions per section. All the lights remained mournfully on in the room and in the living room. All day long the lights were kept on in the profoundly silent room. Jordan lifted it up; it was extraordinarily heavy.


For example, an acceptable question for the first section might be something like: Learn how your comment data is processed. To see what your friends thought of this book, hpracio sign up. Nonetheless, she loved him dearly. The daily fluffing of the pillow without a doubt had slowed its progress almohaddon first, but ever since the young woman stopped moving the sucking went at a dizzying speed. Almmohadon are commenting using your Twitter account.

Books by Horacio Quiroga. She could barely move her head.

Return to Book Page. Roberto Montesinos Marin rated it liked it Feb 27, The bite was barely perceptible. She looked at the carpet, returned a,mohadon gaze to him and after a long pause of frightened confrontation, she grew calm.

Among her most enduring hallucinations was an anthropoid ape on the rug, resting upon its knuckles with its eyes fixed onto hers. Walter Oswaldo rated it liked it Dec 05, Jordan came over quickly and bent over the bed.

Leave a Reply Cancel reply Enter your comment here Before reading the original text I like to discuss and watch this videowhich you should warn students is not a faithful reproduction of the short story.

He also excelled in portraying mental illness and hallucinatory states.

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

Thank you for this translation. Over the sheets, between the feathers, slowly moved its hairy legs, it was a monstrous animal, a slimy and living ball. The servant, returning alone to the room after stripping the bed, looked at the pillow for a moment in surprise.


Upon seeing him, Alicia let out a shriek of horror.

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. In practice this did not always work, but it did keep most students focused on the text. Mina rated it liked it Dec 21, Sabrina Teruel rated it liked it Apr 19, Life is too short to read every blog out there… here are the fifty that I cannot live without: When I thought that they were ready I gave them the list and they translated the list on their own in class, verifying their acquisition.

By continuing to use this website, you agree to their use. Finally one day she managed to make it to the garden supported against the arm of her husband. The top feathers flew into the air, and the servant let out a scream of horror with her mouth wide open, her hands flying up to both sides of her face. Clearing up myths and misperceptions about S. You are commenting using your Facebook account.

Before long Alicia began to have, at first, confusing and floating visions that later seemed to bring her back down to the ground. Jordan ran into the room.

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