INTERTEXTUALITIES IN HORACIO QUIROGA’S. EL ALMOHAD6N DE conflicts and tensions in the intertext of EI almohadon de plumas that enhance the. El almohadón de plumas (Horacio Quiroga). 0 prereading – the nightmare This is certainly a difficult text to teach due to the advanced language.
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Inside, the shining glacier of stucco, the tall walls without the slightest feature affirmed the sensation of bleak coldness. She looked at the carpet, returned her gaze to him and after a long pause of frightened confrontation, she grew calm.
All day long the lights were kept on in the profoundly silent room. In her final two days she rambled incessantly in a low voice. All the lights remained mournfully on in the room and in the living room. I have students fold this embedded reading into quarters so that they are only looking at the relevant section. Then her cries ceased, and she stood awhile with her head hidden against his neck, unmoving, wordless.
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El almohadón de plumas (Horacio Quiroga) – My generation of polyglots
I have included quite a few comprehension breaks including vocabulary reflections, comprehension questions and prompts for illustrations.
It may take more than one class. Your translation does bring that Poe-esque quality to the story. To find out more, including how to control cookies, see here: It was so swollen that its mouth was barely pronounceable. 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. She smiled and took the hand of her husband between her own and caressed it for half an hour, trembling.
You are commenting using your WordPress. I edited this text very lightly to make it more comprehensible for my students, but for the most part this is the original version. Finally we completed this power point vocab presentation together.
Ce one day she managed to make it to the garden supported against quiriga arm of her husband. Notify qukroga of new comments via email.
At last, Alicia died.
They observed her silently for a while and returned to the dining room. Their honeymoon had been quieoga long shiver. By the third day this sinking sensation never left her.
The young girl, with her eyes excessively open, did nothing but look back and forth at the carpet to both sides of her bedhead.
Learn how your comment data is processed. Alicia looked at him with empty and fleeting eyes. Alicia stopped fainting but she continued to move visibly towards death.
This is certainly a difficult text to teach due to the advanced language. Skip to content Stephen Mc. Without knowing why, Jordan felt his hair stand up.
Clearing up myths and misperceptions about S. Courtney Nygaard — Spanish 2, 3 and heritage learners. I taught this story this year with a larger unit about love, dating norms and gender roles. Students already know the story; they just have to be able to almohadz this version.
The house in which they lived had little effect on her shivers. Nobody Expects the Spanish Acquisition! I talk it out, orally simplifying passages. It was not strange then that she grew thin. Simple questions that have an obvious answer within the text. My Uruguayan friend is introducing me to the literature of South America. After a moment she opened her mouth to scream, and her nostrils and lips pearled in sweat.
El almohadón de plumas (Horacio Quiroga)
The carpet drowned plumaz his steps. Translating research into useful classroom ideas. Nonetheless, she loved him dearly. Jordan lifted it up; it was extraordinarily heavy. They brought it with them and over the dining room table Jordan gashed open the pillow cover. The following day Alicia continued to get worse.
From 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. Most thorough and appreciated.
I interrupt the film often so it takes us about 25 minutes to watch a nine minute film. 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. For three months—they had been married in April—they lived a special kind of joy.