• Echosei's Channel
    are used to distinguish individual works as art-literature rather than vernacular writing, and some critics exclude works from being "literary", for example, on grounds of weak or faulty style, use of slang, poor characterization and shallow or contrivedconstruction. Others exclude all genres such as romance...
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  • A Nation Aborted
    Philippine Historiography and Colonial Discourse: Eight Selected Essays on Postcolonial Studies in the Philippines (An Introduction to the Japanese Translation) by Yoshiko Nagano (translated into English by Michiyo Yoneno-Reyes) Author: Yoneno-Reyes, Michiyo Publication Date: 06-07-2007 Series: Occasional...
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  • Essays on Literature
    literary production attained slow growth. We can generally infer that oral lore is the starting point of our literary heritage. Though, Alibata – the old Filipino alphabet is already known during this era, the production is very limited to writings on dried leaves, bamboo, or bark of a tree which aside from...
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  • Philippine Literature: Chapter 5 (The American Regime)
    Historical Background The Filipino Revolutionists won against the Spaniards who colonized us for more than 300 years. Our flag was hoisted on June 12, 1898 as a symbol of our independence. Gen. Emilio Aguinaldo was elected the first President of the Philippine Republic but this was...
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  • Understanding Literature
    its audience. Literary texts are constructed in effect as objects of beauty, sources of pleasure and as conveyors of messages and information. While authors often claim no practical purpose for their works, all literature constitutes an attempt at persuasively conveying certain values and ideas. The entertaining...
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  • Rizal Without the Overcoat
    Katipunan had a picture of Rizal as well. Bonifacio even attempted to rescue Rizal from exile in Dapitan so that the latter could lead or inspire the Filipinos to revolt. In a sense, the Americans simply built on the prevailing sentiment of the people. Rizal was considered “the living soul of the rebellion...
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  • Enc Final Portfolio
    and my style is completely different. I found myself having trouble sticking to a thesis, because I had so many ideas that I did not know how to organize, and that was the primary purpose of taking this course, to learn to make my writings more organized. In my first essay on identity, I felt very comfortable...
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  • Book Evaluation
    published in 2007 by Rex Book Store, Inc. It is an educational material prepared by Emerita G. Magsajo-Sarno, Esther L. Baraceros, and Pilar R. Yu. Authors Emerita G. Magsajo-Sarno, Ph.D. is a graduate of Bachelor of Science in Elementary Education. She finished her Master of Education, major...
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  • Chapter 1 Philippine Lit.
    by the ancient Filipinos long before the arrival of Spanish influence. The main themes of Philippine literature focus on the country’s pre-colonial cultural traditions and the socio-political histories of its colonial and contemporary traditions. It is not a secret that many Filipinos are unfamiliar...
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  • Kabataan Sa Makabagong Henerasyon
    Essays. The essay was a popular form of expression for the early writers. As early as 1926 essayist expressed the need for literature that was native and national. Many essays first appeared as newspaper columns and later they were published in anthologies. In 1921 Zoilo M. Galang published Life and...
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  • Philippine Literature
    show evidence of writing. It is known that the Filipinos transferred information by word of mouth so it is not a surprise to know that literacy only became widespread in 1571 when the Spaniards came to the Philippines. But the early script used by the Filipinos called Baybayin or Alibata became widespread...
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  • El Fili
    childish, but it could be forgiven since it was supposedly a child who wrote this now-famous accusation. The line is a slightly mangled quote from the poem Sa Aking Mga Kabata [To My Fellow Youth], which, as any Filipino schoolteacher will tell you, was written by the national hero, Jose Rizal, when he...
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  • Leche
    Leche R. Zamora Linmark, Coffee House Press, 2011, 355 pages I. Author’s Biography R. Zamora Linmark, the famous author of the book Leche is a Filipino-American writer, a poet, a novelist and a playwright. He was born in Manila, Philipines and is educated in Honolulu, Hawaii and he has also lived...
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  • Ang Kaisipanjg Pilipino Batay Sa Sini9Ng Biswal by Alice Guilermo
    Alejandro G. Abadilla Alejandro G. Abadilla (March 10, 1906–August 26, 1969), commonly known as AGA, was a Filipino poet, essayist and fiction writer. Critic Pedro Ricarte referred to Abadilla as the father of modern Philippine poetry, and was known for challenging established forms and literature's...
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  • Amalayer
    in Spanish, English, Tagalog, and/or other native Philippine languages. Philippine literature is the body of works, both oral and written, that Filipinos, whether native, naturalized, or foreign born, have created about the experience of people living in or relating to Philippine society. It is composed...
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  • Philippine Literature
    melodious tone. I. Prose There are many types of prose. These include novels, biographies, short stories, contemporary dramas, legends, fables, essays, anecdotes, news and speeches. 1. Novel. This is a long narrative divided into chapters. The events are taken from true-to-life stories and spans...
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  • Philippine Literature Part I
    we can trace the rich heritage of ideas handed down to us from our forefathers. Then we can understand ourselves better and take pride in being a Filipino.   Like other races of the world, we need to understand that we have a great and noble tradition which can serve as the means to assimilate other...
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  • Rizal as a Hero
    _______________________________ Submitted by Jeann Razen O. Mendoza March 2013 José Protasio Rizal Mercado Alonso Realonda was a noted Filipino nationalist. He played a prominent role in advocating reforms in the Philippines, during Spanish supremacy. Recognized as the national hero, his death...
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  • Philippine Lit.2
    certain places, or epics telling supernatural events and bravery of heroes, customs and ideologies of a community. Below are examples of ethno-epics popularized by different ethnic groups in the country: Biag ni Lam-ang (Life of Lam-ang) of the Ilocanos narrates the adventures of the prodigious epic...
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  • Philippine Literature
    can trace the rich  heritage of ideas handed  down to us from  our forefathers. Then  we can understand ourselves  better and take pride  in being a Filipino.       Like  other races of the  world, we need to  understand that we have  a great and noble  tradition which can  serve as the means  to assimilate other ...
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