1. Literature is the art of written works, and is not bound to published sources. The word literature means "acquaintance with letters”. The two most basic written literary categories include fiction and non fiction.
a) Etymology- late 14c., from L. lit(t)eratura "learning, writ
Part I – The Historical Background of
Introduction to the Study of Literature
Definition of Literature:
The word literature is derived from the Latin term litera which means letter. It has been defined differently
Sonnet to a Pilgrim SoulBy Santiago B. VillafaniaWhen the sun gilds the sky in the morning And deep darkness makes a noble retreat O hear the music in the air fleeting For you can never recapture the beatWhen the morning spreads her warm golden wings And the sapphire sky is wordlessly deep Look yond
INSPIRATION OF THE PHILIPPINE LITERATURE
BEFORE AND TODAY
A Brief Research Presented to:
Mr. Stephen Tracy E. Tabamo
In Partial Fulfillment in the Subject Requirements for English III
Monica Mae I. Valdez
Part I – The Historical Background of Philippine Literature
Chapter 1 Introduction to the Study of Literature
Definition of Literature: The word literature is derived from the Latin term litera which means letter. It has been defined differently by various writers
GENERAL TYPES OF LITERATURE
Literature can generally be divided into two types: prose and poetry. Prose consists of those written within the common flow of conversation in sentences and paragraphs, while poetry refers to those expressions in verse, with measure and rhyme, line and stanza and has
PRE-SPANISH PERIOD HISTORICAL BACKGROUND
Long time before the Spaniards and other foreigners landed onPhilippine shores, our forefathers already had their own literature stamped in the history of our race. Our ancient literature shows our customs and traditions in everyday life as tra
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Philippine Literature is a diverse and rich group of works that has evolved side-by-side with the country’s history. Literature had started with fables and legends made by the...
The diversity and richness of Philippine literature evolved side by side with the country's history. This can best be appreciated in the context of the country's pre-colonial cultural traditions and the socio-political histories of its colonial and contemporary traditions.
During the Comm
The Problem and it’s Scope
Literature has been traditionally understood having dual purpose of entertaining and educating its audience. Literary texts are constructed in effect as objects of beauty, sources of pleasure and as conveyors of messages and information. The entertain
Philippine Literature during Spanish Period
The indigenous literature of the Philippines developed primarily in the oral tradition in poetic and narrative forms. Epic poems, legends, proverbs, songs, and riddles were passed from generation to generation through oral recitation and incantation i
A Brief History of Philippine Literature in English
I. Pre-Colonial Period
- Consisted of early Filipino literature passed down orally; oral pieces have a communal authorship – it wa
CHARACTERISTICS OF PHILIPPINE LITERATURE
Philippine literature is the literature associated with the Philippines and includes the legends of prehistory, and the colonial legacy of the Philippines. Most of the notable literature of the Philippines was written during the Spanish period and the firs
After 7 years I continued my studies, I am excited on the first day of school, because for me this new test in my life, My first subject is “Philippine Literature in English (Phil. lit.)”, there was a lady entered in our classroom, I think she was also one of the students, but I'm
Though relatively young compared to other world literatures, Philippine literature has come a long way in evolving from the early forms of folklore literature to the contemporary literature we know today. The changing times and the cultural influences brought about by both the foreign and local peop
Comprises oral lore identifiably pre-colonial in provenance and works that circulate within contemporary communities of tribal Filipinos, or among lowland Filipinos that have maintained their links with the culture of their non-Islamic or non-Christian ancestors
According to scholar...
A short story is a brief work of literature, usually written in narrative prose. Emerging from earlier oral storytelling traditions in the 17th century, the short story has grown to encompass a body of work so diverse as to defy easy characterization. At its most prototypical the short...
As the new world struggled to gain impendence from its mother country, Britain, native authors also try to develop their own style of writings. It quickly became evident that the search for a native literature became a national obsession. Then with the triumph of American independence, many at t
1 Lesson 1 Introduction
It gives nostalgic feelings and enjoyment to re-examine the comedies, tragedies and inspiration of the beautiful Filipino poems, stories, essays and plays. Going over them is a very wonderful experience. It enables you to magnify your appreciation of literary sele