SSci 7 – Rizal’s Life, Works and Writings
FINAL EXAMINATION REVIEWER
Characters in Rizal’s novels
1. Crisostomo Ibarra - In the Noli, he was introduced as a young and wealthy Filipino who had just returned to San Diego after several years of successful study in Europe. 2. Simoun Ibarra - The rich jeweler in the novel El Filibusterismo 3. Capitan Tiago - At the beginning of the Noli, he gave a dinner in honor of Crisostomo Ibarra. 4. Señor Guevara - He narrated to Crisostomo the tragic story of Don Rafael’s death while defending a boy who was pushed by an abusive Spanish tax collector. 5. Don Tiburcio de Espadaña - A pseudo Spanish physician, lame and with physical deformity 6. Don Alfonso - The cousin of Don Tiburcio who came to visit the Philippines to look for a woman who can be his wife 7. Maria Clara - The fiancé of Ibarra in the novels Noli Me Tangere and El Filibusterismo 8. Victorina - The wife of Don Tiburcio who was vain and full of hallucinations and pretending to be to be a pure-blooded Castillan 9. Padre Salvi - The parish priest who told Ibarra that he was not the parish priest of San Diego during Don Rafael’s death. 10. Padre Damaso - The Franciscan parish priest during the time of Don Rafael Ibarra’s death 11. Padre Florentino - The priest to whom Simoun Ibarra confessed his true identity, his mean and cowardly plan to use his wealth to avenge himself 12. Sisa - Formerly a rich girl, she became mentally imbalanced after losing her sons. 13. Elias - The boatman in Noli who bravely wrestled with the ferocious crocodile in the lake 14. Crispin - He was brutally tortured and died after being accused by the sacristan mayor of stealing money from the church. 15. Basilio - In the El Fili, he discovered the true identity of Simoun when they met at the grave. 16. Paulita Gomez - The beautiful but haughty niece of Don Tiburcio who married Juanito Pelaez 17. Jule - The daughter of...
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