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Putapete

By | July 2013
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Wedding dance

1.Plot summary

The story started with a married couple, Awiyao and Lumnay, who were separating for the reason that they could not have a baby even if they have been married for so long. Awiyao, the husband, has to marry another woman despite the fact that he is still in love with his wife, Lumnay. It is because of their tribes tradition that if a couple could not bear a child together, they need to separate in order for the man to find a woman who could bear him a son that could continue his lineage in his tribe for a child is considered as a sign of manhood in their tribe. Lumnay, despite being inlove to her husband agreed to divorce with her husband in order for him to find his own happiness with the woman who can possibly bear him a child. On the ever of the wedding of Awiyao to the other woman, while the gangsas are beating and the women are dancing together, Awiyao decided to go back home because he couldn't find Lumnay among the dancers in his wedding when in fact, Lumnay was one of the greatest dancers in their tribe.

2. 2 major Characters

Awiyao - is a man who married Lumnay and he wants to have a baby and he is a hard working Muscular man. He loves Lumnay but he must Find another woman so he can have a baby for the sake of the Tribe.

Lumnay – is a woman who married Awiyao she’s so depressed because Awiyao is looking for another woman. Lumnay was so inlove with her Husband and can’t do anything about her husband for looking for another woman. She keep returning to thier past and keep thinking about thier expiriences.

3. Major Conflict
They can’t have a Baby.

4. 2 Symbolisms

"I'll keep them because they stand for the love you have for me," she said. "I love you. I love you and have nothing to give." Beads- in the Story, the beads represents the great love of Lumnay to her Ex husband Awiyao. Awiyao gave the beads to Lumnay as a gift, he said that she can keep the beads and it is worth 20 fields but Lumnay said that...
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