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Don Quixote's School of Regret

Dulcinea squashed the little fly that landed on the second wart on her third chin; smiling, she licked her fingers clean.  “Eh?” she barked, punctuating her question with a decorous belch.  754 more words

Creative Writing

Jungles, Oceans, and the Lookout: The Adventures and Misadventures of Maqroll by Álvaro Mutis

The Adventures and Misadventures of Maqroll by Álvaro Mutis

He travels with a shady Cypriot passport, takes odd jobs at sea and travels with almost nothing but the clothes on his back and a hardcover book or two. 631 more words


Trascending words

Based on a fragment of Yerma.

Lorca’s readers are rarely left indiferent when it comes to his theater plays. There is always something magical in the way his extremely passionate characters fight with their most intense and basic insticts. 327 more words



Asturias si yo pudiera
si yo supiera cantarte
Asturias verde de monte
y negra de minerales.

Yo soy un hombre del sur
polvo, sol, fátiga y hambre… 414 more words

Presented Pieces

Los cuentos de Horacio Quiroga

Siempre había querido trabajar con fábulas en mis clases de español, específicamente unos cuentos por Horacio Quiroga. Por fin lo hice con “La tortuga gigante.” Además leímos “El almohadón de plumas.” 460 more words

Lesson Planning

"Mi Nombre" de Casa en Mango Street

At the beginning of Spanish IV this year my students read an excerpt of La casa en Mango Street, a chapter titled “Mi nombre” as part of a chapter about identity.  225 more words

Lesson Planning

Review: Of Love and Shadows by Isabel Allende

Of Love and Shadows
Isabel Allende
Dial Press Trade Paperback (August 30, 2005)
304 pages
ISBN-13: 978-0553383836

 GoodreadsAmazonIndiebound Powell’s Books… 343 more words