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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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Sabrina Teruel rated it liked it Apr 19, Then her cries ceased, and she stood awhile with her head hidden against his neck, unmoving, wordless.

I have included quite a few comprehension breaks including vocabulary reflections, comprehension questions and prompts for illustrations. Anurag Neotia rated it liked it Jun 12, No trivia or quizzes yet.

El Almohadón de Plumas

She looked indifferently from one side to the other. Anemia was diagnosed, completely unexplainable. Fatima rated it liked it Dec 07, It was so swollen that its mouth was barely pronounceable.

Books by Horacio Quiroga. Superburguesas Book Trailer https: Trivia About The Feather Pillo All the lights remained mournfully on in the room and in the living room. Angelica Perez Pasten rated it liked it May 25, Upon seeing him, Alicia let out a shriek of horror. It may take more than one class. Over the sheets, between the feathers, slowly moved its hairy legs, it was a monstrous animal, a slimy and living ball. 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.


In practice this did not always work, but it did keep most students focused on the text. Estas historias son mejores que las de Edgar Allan Poe, esto si me eriza completamente la piel 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. 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. Jordan ran into the room.

Courtney rated it liked it Nov 01, Horacio Silvestre Quiroga Forteza was an Uruguayan playwright, poet, and above all pkumas story writer.

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

The bite was barely perceptible. 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 of her husband always restrained her desires. At last, Alicia died.


The carpet drowned out his steps. I read it after doing my own work. This is certainly a difficult text to teach due to the advanced language. And without vomiting…I have no idea…If she wakes up tomorrow in the same condition as today, call me immediately. Hlracio rated it liked it Apr 21, After a moment she opened her mouth to scream, and her nostrils and lips pearled in sweat.

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.

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I taught this story this year with a larger unit about love, dating norms and gender roles. The doctors returned in vain. Hoeacio rated it liked it Sep 30, MF rated it liked it Apr 14, When I teach this story Quirroga 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. By the third day this sinking sensation never left her.