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STRUCTURAL ANALYSIS

OF THE

SHORT STORY

“THE WEDDING DANCE”

BY

AMADOR DAGUIO

Submitted by:

Tayde, Edmark R.

BSIT 3-A

SETTING

The short story “The Wedding Dance” happens in the mountains that belong in the one tribes. In that tribes they believe that they need to have a child before the seven harvest came, because they have a law that they need to follow.

CHARACTERS

PHYSICAL DESCRIPTION:

Protagonist:

Awiyao -Husband of Lumnay, who wants to have a child.

Lumnay – wife of Awiyao.

Kabunyan – head of the tribe.

Madulimay – other woman of Awiyao that can help Awiyao to have a child.

METHODS OF CHARACTERIZATION:

Indirect/Dramatic

It is Dramatic because Lumnay cant have a child with Awiyao, and because of that, Awiyao has to marry someone who can give him a child.

POINT OF VIEW:

Amador Daguio write this story maybe because he already experience this kind of situation.

THEME

The author will make this story to tell to other people that in their tribes, that wife and husband don’t have a child, the man will have a right to marry another woman.

PLOT

Exposition

Awiyao is the husband of Lumnay. Madulimay is other woman that Awiyao will married. Kabunyan is the God of their tribes or the head. Awiyao and Lumnay want to have a child, but one of them have a problem that they cannot produce a child they do all their best to have a child, until Awiyao get tired and find other solution for their problem.

Complication

Man vs. society, because in their tribes they have a law to follow, that a wife or husband must have a child.

Climax

The short story “The Wedding Dance” refers to the couple wants to have a child. The couple are Awiyao and Lumnay. Both of them want to have a child but they cannot...
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