Short Story and Real Life

Topics: Short story, Circus, Poverty Pages: 11 (3251 words) Published: October 1, 2012
Charlene C. Villas
AB - Psychology

I. Wedding Dance
II. Author
Amador Daguio – was a poet, novelist and teacher during the pre-war. He was best known for his fictions and poems. III. Characters
Awiyao - a woman who was left by her husband because he had to marry another woman Lumay - the husband stated above
Maludimay - Awiyao’s new wife
IV. Setting
Place – in the mountains somewhere in Philippines
Time – a long time ago
Atmosphere – sad, tense
V. Plot
A. Introduction
The story opens with Awiyao entering his and Lumnay’s house. B. Conflict
Things start heat up when Lumnay says sh does not want any other man. C. Climax
When Awiyao says he does not want any other woman.
D. Denouement
But they need to follow their tribe’s tradition.
E. Resolution
Awiyao has to go back to the wedding dance
VI. Theme
For me, the message of the story is “ true love never dies”. Though Awiyao and Lumnay need to follow tradition, the readers can feel the between them. VII. Real Life
In real life, many couple are now separating. Sometimes one the reason of this was they couldn’t have a child.

I. Magnificence
II. Author
Estrella Alfon -  was a well-known Filipina author who wrote almost exclusively in English. As a Filipino writer, Estrella Alfon lived her life of being a prolific writer who hailed from Cebu. She then became a member of the U. P. writers club and earned and was given the privileged post of National Fellowship in Fiction post at the U. P. Creative Writing Center. She died in the year 1983 at the age of 66. III. Characters

Vincent – a bus conductor, disguising as a tutor.
Mother – president
Oscar – son
Young girl – daughter
IV. Setting
Place – home, mountain tribes
V. Plot
A. Introduction
It began by introducing the characters and setting of the story. B. Conflict
Vicente abusing the children
C. Climax
the mother came down stairs and caught Vincente's act before he could harm the little girl. D. Denouement
The woman was very much angry and slapped Vicente's face. 
E. Resolution
She asked the little girl to take a bath and change her clothes.  She stayed by her daughter's child until she fell asleep.

VI. Theme
Strangers should never be trust.
VI. Real Life
Nowadays, many in the society are abusive and opportunist. In first, they showing they’re care just to get our trust but when they see an opportunity they will grab it as soon as they could.

I. Life is a three ring circus
II. Jose Quirino
Jose A Quirino was born in Bayombong, Nueva Vizcaya, on April 27, 1930. He finished his law degree at Far Eastern University. At present his major occupation is writing. He has also taught English in the PWU, PNU, and MLQU. He has won three Stanvac awards for journalism in feature writing. He was also named Most Prolific and Most Valuable Contributor of the Philippine Free Press for nine consecutive years. He hosts a popular weekly television program, J.Q. Specials. He has published in all the major Philippine journals and his short stories are: Night Song and Other Tales, Loneliness Is a Volcano and New Stories, Nocturne for Piano and Heartstrings and More New Stories, and Modern Love Stories. NVM Gonzalez has well described Mr. Quirino as “the writingest writer of the Philippines.” III. Characters

Gorgio/Peppo – a famous clown before but he became poor after he had an accident.
IV. Setting
Time - About a dozen years ago.
In Manila and Hongkong
V. Plot
A. Introduction
The writer began the his story by telling his job and experiences. B. Conflict
When Gorgio got an accident
C. Climax
When the writer meets Peppo and found out that Peppo and Gorgio are the same clown that he met before D. Denouement
When Gorgio said...
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