• My Brother
    My Brother’s Peculiar Chicken by Alejandro R. Roces Theme: Exploring Filipino Humor • Humor: “Only in the Philippines” Filipinos love to laugh and have fun Laughing at problems Very low suicide rate Optimism roots from our religion...
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  • Of Cocks and Hens
    HENS" With Of Cocks and Hens, which was originally titled My Brother's Peculiar Chicken, begins Rooes' series of stories 1 Vol. I1 Chapter X N . 146 PHILIPPINE STUDIES which purport to show all the aspeds of cockfighting. The author wrote these stories because of the perennial appeal...
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  • Literqture
    Cruz, Sioco) Short Story : My Brother’s Peculiar Chicken Poem: Poem 10 Group 5 (Chen, Uy, Qiu) Short Story: Dead Stars Poem: Gabu Group 6 (Fule, Lim, Quinzon) Short Story: The Small Key Poem: You Can Choose Your Afterlife Group 7 (Jeanjaquet, Quiogue, Manzo) Short Story: Ghost...
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  • A Shawl for Anita
    to live her life working. If she stops working, she will stop living." I nodded my head. Perhaps Anita was right. I was beginning to understand my mother. My Brother’s Peculiar Chicken My brother Kiko had a very peculiar chicken.  It was very peculiar because no one could tell whether it was...
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  • compilation of contemporary short stories and literary approach
    . MY BROTHERS PERCULIAR CHICKEN  Alejandro R. Roces               My brother Kiko had a very peculiar chicken.  It was very peculiar because no one could tell whether it was a rooster or a hen.  My brother claimed it was a rooster.  I claimed it was a hen.  We almost got lynched trying to...
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  • None
    Story No. 1 My Brother's Peculiar Chicken By: Alejandro R. Roces My brother Kiko once had a very peculiar chicken. It was peculiar because no one could tell whether it was a rooster or a hen. My brother claimed it was a rooster. I claimed it was a hen. We almost got whipped because we argued...
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  • My Brother's Peculiar Chicken
    My Brother's Peculiar Chicken (Alejandro R. Roces) My brother Kiko once had a very peculiar chicken. It was peculiar because no one could tell whether it was a rooster or a hen. My brother claimed it was a rooster...
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  • My Brother's Peculiar Chicken
    My Brother's Peculiar Chicken (Alejandro R. Roces) My brother Kiko once had a very peculiar chicken. It was peculiar because no one could tell whether it was a rooster or a hen. My brother claimed it was a rooster...
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  • Phonetics
    , a young man suffering from tuberculosis, to his childhood home with his new bride Myrtle, ex-stripper and a sometime whore. They quickly encounter Lot’s half brother, Chicken, who is African American, who “rules” over the place. The play depicts the entrapment of these three characters within the...
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  • You and I
    My Brother’s Peculiar Chicken Alejandro R. Roces My brother Kiko had a very peculiar chicken. It was very peculiar because no one could tell whether it was a rooster or a hen. My brother claimed it was a rooster. I claimed it was a hen. We almost got lynched trying to settle...
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  • My Brothers Peculiar Chicken
    My brother Kiko once had a very peculiar chicken. It was peculiar because no one could tell whether it was a rooster or a hen. My brother claimed it was a rooster. I claimed it was a hen. We almost got whipped because we argued too much. The whole question began early one morning. Kiko and I...
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  • essay
    Presidents, his oral history of his experiences serving all the Philippine presidents. Alejandro Roces, is a short story writer and essayist, and considered as the country’s best writer of comic short stories. He is known for his widely anthologized "My Brother’s Peculiar Chicken." In his...
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  • Humbale
     Secretary of Educationfrom 1961 to 1965, during the term of Philippine President Diosdado Macapagal. During his freshman year in the University of Arizona, Roces won Best Short Story for We Filipinos are Mild Drinkers. Another of his stories, My Brother’s Peculiar Chicken, was listed as Martha Foley’s...
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  • Slave Religion
    folks’ preacher: “The preacher came and … he’d just say, ‘Serve your masters. Don’t steal your master’s turkey. Don’t steal your master’s chickens. Don’t steal your master’s hawgs. Don’t steal your master’s meat. Do whatsomever your master tells you to do.’ Same old thing all the time.… Sometimes...
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  • Analysis of American History X
    , the state of the nation during what was my childhood. American History X is a film that depicts a traditional white family in the mid 1990s, but spotlights the two brothers’ journeys into maturity. The movie focuses on the older brother Derek, played by Edward Norton, and how Derek’s Neo-Nazi...
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  • Subjectivity
    societal conception of the picturesque and ideal woman. The age and gender this movie was intended for was indeed an audience consisting of a majority of adolescent girls, with myself falling directly into that category. It’s no wonder that I, or any other girl around my age would have been captivated...
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  • Ambradul
    them” Said the man angrily. Then he continued to humble; “You know, I will cut the chicken for my meal. Next it will be your turn, I will eat you too, stupid parrot”. After that he left the chicken house. The next day, the man came back to the chicken house. He opened the door and was very...
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  • Moving Towards the World of Harry Potter and ...
    fingers, each served with grapes and thick apple sauce. My next stop was ‘zonkos’ painted in Christmas red with an outer print of different pictures of toys.Zonkos would not be easy to say that it was specifically a toy shop by its most peculiar objects, maybe because of its novelty items ,jokes and...
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  • While Exploring an Aquarium
    wastelands. There are so many captivating fish, like the bioluminescent fish that first fascinated me that are being killed off because of the detrimental fishing methods. That night, my dad had made chicken casserole, or so I thought. I took one bite, then another, and said it tasted good. Then my brother...
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  • Nothing
    Summary of my brother's peculiar chicken by alejandro roces? He has a brother named Kiko and one day they found a strange chicken and fighted over it because they don't know whether its a rooster or a hen and then they told their parents and they fighted too. Now,they asked for help to Tinienteng...
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