2012 diagnostico 4° juana ibarbourou

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2012 diagnostico 4° juana ibarbourou

  1. 1. Name: ………………………………………..………. Group: Date : Diagnostic Test 4th course – March 2012 Juana de Ibarbourou, original name Juanita Fernández Morales (1895 – 1979) 1. Listen about Juana and complete with some of these words: public famous child son March June May private Uruguayan poet, one of the most ___________ Latin American women poets. She was venerated forher celebration of love and nature. Juana Fernández Morales was born on ____________ 8, 1895, nearMelo. She began studies at the José Pedro Varela school in 1899 and then moved to a religious school andtwo __________ schools afterwards.In 1909, she published a prose piece "Derechos femeninos" (female rights), beginning a lifelong career asa feminist. She married Captain Lucas Ibarbourou on ____________ 28, 1913, and they had one____________ named Julio César in 1917. In 1918, Juana moved to Montevideo with her family. 2. Read and find in the second text: The opposite of last A tall plant that can live for a long time The end of life Family members 3. Read both texts and choose the correct answers:Juana was an early Latin American feminist. Her feminism is evident in poems such as "LaHiguera," in which she describes a fig tree as more beautiful than the straight and bloomingtrees around it, and "Como La Primavera," in which she says that authenticity is more attractivethan any perfume. Ibarbourous poetry, rich in sensual images and expressed in simplelanguage, deals with the themes of love and nature. Las lenguas de diamante (1919; “Tongues ofDiamond”) is strikingly sensual and erotic. Like most poets, she had an intense fear of death.She states so explicitly in the first line of "Carne Inmortal." Lucas died on January 13, 1942. Shewas deeply affected by her own illness and the deaths of her parents and husband. She waselected president of the Society of Uruguayan Writers in 1950. She died on July 15, 1979 inUruguay. 1. How old is “Tongues of Diamond”? a. 19 years old. b. 89 years old. c. 91 years old. 2. Did she like writing poems? a. Yes, she loved poems. b. No, she wasn’t a poet. c. Yes, she was a feminist.
  2. 2. 3. Was she single? a. yes, she married Lucas. b. No, she married Lucas. c. No, she wasn’t married. 4. Where was she from? a. She was Uruguayan. b. She was from Melo. c. She was from Montevideo. 5. What happened when she was 55 years old? a. Her husband died. b. She became the most important women writer in Uruguay c. She became president of The Republic of Uruguay. 4. Read this information about Juana’s writings, compare them and complete the sentences: (you can use: old, modern, romantic)Tongues of Diamond (1919)Savage Root (1920) 1. Tongues of Diamond is ……………………………………………………… Compass Rose.Compass Rose (1930) 2. Tongues of Diamond is ………………………………………………………. Lost. 3. Compass Rose is …………………………………………………………………. Savage Root.Lost (1950) 5. Choose one of these two options. Write about it. (Write about 80 words) a- Write about a person you admire. Include: name, age, nationality, description (physical and personality), what he/she likes, what he/she can do, hobbies, daily routine, what he/she is doing at the moment, why you like this person. b- A group of Latin American literature students want to visit Uruguay to learn more about Juana. Write a postcard telling them about: Juana’s birthplace, famous places, customs, food, sports, etc.

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