By Manuel E. Arguilla
Chronological arrangement, because the author according to temporal order o simply the start of the story from the arrival of Maria and Baldo at Nagrebcan until the such time that the family of Leon accepted Maria as part of their family * POINT OF VIEW:
First person point of view because the author himself tells the story.
It was the time in the evening at which the sun begins to fall below the horizon when Maria and Leon arrived at Nagrebcan. Which is the hometown of Leon. Nagrebcan is located at La Union and it’s the place of the author.
To endure journey sacrifice is necessary. In order to achieve success we must be strong enough, show determination, be patient on whatever difficult event or situation you have and you must have to sacrifice just to be happy. Try and try for you to succeed.
Man vs. society because Maria was afraid that Leon’s father may not accept her to be his daughter-in-law because she may not able to cope the life in province.
The author or narrator used indirect method, were the characters described by actions, by word, by thought, and by physical appearance. * Leon/Noel → husband of Maria. The protagonist because he is the leading and the main character of the story. * Maria → the wife of Leon from the city. Protagonist, she’s one of the major character. * Baldo → the younger brother of Leon.
* Labang → the bull, Leon’s pet.
Rocky road in which the rock symbolizes struggles, difficult, full of obstacles or problems on an adventure towards reaching once destination.
* RELATION OF THE SHORT STORY TO THE SOCIETY:
The relation of the short story top the society, it portrays on how a married couple will able to cope all the problems and struggles that they will face in their lives, because life of a married couple is not that easy especially...