My Reaction

Topics: Manila, Noli me tangere, Philippines Pages: 2 (595 words) Published: October 11, 2012
Lemuel Medoranda BSBA II-3


The title of this novel "Noli Me Tangere" is a Latin words meaning in tagalong “Huwag Mo Akong Salingin”. Jose Rizal, our national hero is the writer of this novel, where in, this novel was written during his time, where in, the exact year was 1884, he was in Madrid taking up medicine when he write this novel. When he finished his course (Medicine), he went to Paris and continues writing this novel. In Berlin, Jose Rizal finished the last part of this novel. This novel was written to remind us the bad things that Jose Rizal experienced during his time by the Spanish. From the very start of this novel, the first plan of our national hero is, to write this novel with the help of his countryman that is also suffering to the hands of the Spanish, but suddenly he failed to do it with the help of his countryman, because his countryman lose their hope in fulfilling their dreams to have freedom in the hands of the Spanish colonies. Jose Rizal did not give up, because he continue write this novel without the help of his countryman, and he decided to write it by himself only. The first chapter of this novel was entitled µ¶the paging¶¶, where in, in this chapter stated the lifestyle of Don Santiago de los Santos also known as Capitan Tiago, he was from Binondo and he was the step father of Maria Clara according to this chapter. In this chapter, the other characters was Padre sibyla, Padre Damaso, and Tangent Guevarra.According to this chapter, Capitan tiago invited the said characters to go to his house and have asimple gathering, but suddenly it came to a fight between Padre Damaso and Tenyente Guevara because of the ereheng namatay. Padre Sibyla stops the rivalry between the two. The secondchapter was entitled µ¶Ang binatang si Crisostomo¶¶. Where in in, this chapter, Capitan Tiago presents Don’ to the priest, the son of his deceased friend named Don Rafael Ibarra

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