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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Do not let them skip ahead! At last, Alicia died.

Jordan came over quickly and bent over the bed. Inside, the shining glacier of stucco, the tall walls without the slightest feature affirmed the sensation of bleak coldness. Finally we completed this power point vocab presentation together. He, for his part, loved her profoundly without letting it be seen.

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When I teach this story I use embedded readings to build up from a very simple almoyadon of the story until, by the end of the week, students are reading the original version written by Horacio Quiroga. Did you translate this? Thanks for telling us about the problem. Almoadon Silvestre Quiroga Forteza was an Uruguayan playwright, poet, and above all short story writer. Jordan lived in the living room, its lights also lit. He also excelled in portraying mental illness and hallucinatory states.

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 horafio until her husband came home. By continuing to use this website, you agree to their use.


Later she lost consciousness. Nonetheless, she loved him dearly.

Among her most enduring hallucinations was an anthropoid ape on the rug, resting upon its knuckles with its eyes fixed onto hers. Skip to content Stephen Mc.

Upon seeing him, Alicia let out a shriek of horror. The following day Alicia continued to get worse. M Fowler rated it liked it Mar 27, It was so swollen that its mouth was barely pronounceable. The following morning she awoke faint and without spirit. Anna rated it liked it Aug 26, 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.

Your translation does bring that Poe-esque quality to the story. During the day her sickness never advanced, but each morning she woke up livid, in and out of consciousness.

In this strange love nest Alicia spent the whole autumn. Email required Address never made public. Just a moment while we sign you in to your Goodreads account. Almohaadon time to time he would enter the room and continue his silent pacing along the side of the bed, pausing a moment at each end to look at his wife. 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.

Rina rated it liked it Sep 30, 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. Goodreads helps you keep track of books you want to read. I read it after doing my own work. And without vomiting…I have no idea…If she wakes up tomorrow in the same condition as today, call me immediately.


After a moment she opened her mouth to scream, and her nostrils quirogga lips pearled in sweat. Lizeth Cuevas rated it liked it Apr 26, You are commenting using your Twitter account. I talk it out, orally simplifying passages.

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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. Lists with This Book.

That was the last day that Alicia plu,as able to raise herself up. She smiled and took the hand of her husband between her own and caressed it for half an hour, trembling.

El Almohadón de Plumas

MF rated it liked it Apr 14, Estas historias son mejores que las de Edgar Allan Quroga, esto si me eriza completamente la piel Gino rated it liked it Apr 21, Before reading the original text I like to discuss and watch this videowhich quirogga should warn students is not a faithful reproduction of the short story.

In her final two days she rambled incessantly in a low voice. Once everyone has five questions we go around the class, each asking a question and the whole class responding in unison.

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