• 12 Random Words / 12 Palabras al Azar

    Fabiana E. Martínez (see profile)
    LSL Linguistics and Literature, LSL Second-Language Teaching and Learning, RCWS Creative Writing
    English literature, Literature, Spanish language
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    short stories, bilingual, english as second language
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    Peter Pan helps Rita solve the mystery of a stray puzzle piece. Aldo looks at the clouds and decides to quit. A little girl insists on making everything in her coloring book orange. Eve defies darkness turning past dreams into future memories. 12 Random Words / 12 Palabras al Azar is a bilingual collection of interior vignettes told in both English and Spanish. Each story is a tale of yearning, a fragment of discovery, a treasure. Set in New York, Lima, Buenos Aires, and other cities, these short stories take unexpected turns along the path of remembrance, disappointment, and hope. ---- Peter Pan ayuda a Rita a resolver el misterio de una pieza de rompecabezas extraviada. Aldo mira las nubes y decide renunciar. Una niña insiste en que todo debe ser naranja en su libro para colorear. Eva desafía la oscuridad para transformar sus sueños del pasado en recuerdos del futuro. 12 Random Words / 12 Palabras al Azar es una colección de estampas interiores narradas en inglés y en español. Cada cuento es una historia de anhelos, un atisbo de descubrimiento, un tesoro. Ambientadas en New York, Lima, Buenos Aires y otras ciudades, estas narraciones siguen un derrotero inesperado en su camino hacia la memoria, la desilusión y la esperanza. 12 Random Words / 12 Palabras al Azar is a bilingual piece of literature initially being released in English and Spanish. As a linguist and translator, Fabiana Elisa Martínez has created a collection of short stories, which is not only an original piece of literature but also a literary tool for language learning.
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