Platero and I / Platero y Yo: A Dual Language Book by Juan Ramón Jiménez

By Juan Ramón Jiménez

Language note: Dual-language English/Spanish
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The hottest paintings through the good Spanish author Juan Ramón Jiménez (1881-1958), this can be a sequence of autobiographical prose poems in regards to the wanderings in Andalusia of a poet and his donkey. This new, exact English translation is drawn from the 1917 version.

This is the single dual-language variation on hand.

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E. Triass. Caligellidae L. Sil. - Tourn. 2. Schematic morphological evolution of the Fusulinina and Lagenina from the Allogromiina. Figures are not to scale. Not all superfamilies and families discussed in the text are shown on this figure and not all superfamilies names are given (for reasons of simplicity and clarity). Family Archaesphaeridae Malakhova, 1966 The representatives of this family mainly have one or more globular to elongate chamber(s), with a test with no apparent aperture. Late Silurian to Early Permian.

However, as for all creatures, larger more specialised forms cannot as easily survive the development of adverse conditions, or adapt as easily to a different mode of life. They are therefore the first ones to become extinct. However, the nascent characteristics still exist in the genes of more primitive forms, and when a niche is re-colonized the old morphological features may reappear. Genotypical convergence gives rise to forms similar to the extinct ones, but with slight or major structural variations, such as the folded septa in the fusiform fusulinines compared with the alveoles in the fusiform alveolinids (see Fig.

Sil. - E. Triass. Caligellidae L. Sil. - Tourn. 2. Schematic morphological evolution of the Fusulinina and Lagenina from the Allogromiina. Figures are not to scale. Not all superfamilies and families discussed in the text are shown on this figure and not all superfamilies names are given (for reasons of simplicity and clarity). Family Archaesphaeridae Malakhova, 1966 The representatives of this family mainly have one or more globular to elongate chamber(s), with a test with no apparent aperture.

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