"Examples Of Early Philippine Literature" Essays and Research Papers

  • Examples Of Early Philippine Literature

    ------------------------------------------------- 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 was difficult to trace the original author of the piece since oral literature did not focus on ownership or copyright, rather on the act of storytelling itself; -          Many oral pieces became lost in the wave of the new literary...

    Colonialism, Filipino people, Literature 1237  Words | 5  Pages

  • Philippine Literature

    Philippine Literature PRE-SPANISH PERIOD Long before the Spaniards and other foreigners landed on Philippine shores, our fore fathers already had their own literature stamped in the history of our race. Whatever record our ancestors left were either burned by the Spanish friars in the belief that they were works of the devil or were written on materials easily perished, like the barks of trees, dried leaves and bamboo cylinders. Other records that remained showed folk songs that proved existence...

    Ferdinand Magellan, Filipino language, History of the Philippines 1612  Words | 7  Pages

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    have maintained their links with the culture of their non-Islamic or non-Christian ancestors According to scholar William Henry Scott , “there is a discrepancy between what is actually known about Philippine prehistory and what has been written about it” many chroniclers possessed biases towards early Filipinos andthese were reflected in their accounts/writings.  Folk tales, epics, poems and marathon chants existed in most ethnolinguistic groups that were passed on from generations to generations...

    Colonialism, Culture, Fiction 1574  Words | 7  Pages

  • Philippine Literature

    LiteraturePhilippines Literature—Philippines Philippine literature, written in Filipino, English, Spanish, and Philippine languages (e.g., Cebuan, Ilocano, Tagalog, Hiligaynon, Pampangan, Hanunuo-Mangyan, and Bontok), has been influenced by colonization, economic and social systems, religion, and political movements. An oral tradition continues to exist through epics, riddles, poems, and legends of the country's around sixty ethnolinguistic groups, reflecting a culture linked with...

    Colonialism, Filipino language, Literature 1923  Words | 7  Pages

  • The Evolution of Philippine Literature

    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 people have shaped the fate of Philippine literature. On the earliest times before the Spanish colonization, myths, legends, and tales were the forms of literature at hand. These reflected the indigenous culture...

    Andrés Bonifacio, Colonialism, José Rizal 807  Words | 3  Pages

  • Philippine Literature

    Bikol literature Cebuano literature Children’s literature, Philippine Children’s stories, Philippine (English) College student’s writings, Philippines Epic poetry, Philippine Folk literature, Philippine Folk poetry, Philippine Gaddang literature Gay’s writings, Philippine (English) Hiligaynon literature Horror tales, Philippine (English) Humorous stories, Philippine (English) Iloko literature ...

    Emilio Aguinaldo, Filipino language, Filipino people 861  Words | 4  Pages

  • Literature: Philippine Drama Philippine

    PATHFINDER ON PHILIPPINE LITERATURE Scope Note: “Philippine Literature is a diverse and rich group of works that has evolved side by side with the country’s history. Literature has started with fables and legends made by the ancient Filipinos long before the arrival of the Spanish influence. The main themes of Philippine literature focus on the country’s pre-colonial cultural traditions and the sociopolitical histories of its colonial and contemporary traditions.” (Quoted from: http://www.wikipilipinas...

    Emilio Aguinaldo, Filipino language, Filipino people 1289  Words | 4  Pages

  • Characteristics of Philippine Literature

    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 first half of the 20th century in Spanish language. Philippine literature is written in Spanish, English, Tagalog, and/or other native Philippine languages. Philippine literature refers to all literature from the...

    English language, Filipino language, Languages of the Philippines 1061  Words | 4  Pages

  • PHILIPPINE LITERATURE

    PHILIPPINE LITERATURE (MIDTERM) 1. AWIT is a form of Filipino poetry. Its literal translation into English is "song," although in the context of poetry, it is closer to the narrative. Ang awit ay isang uri ng tulang pasalaysay na binubuo ng tig-aapat na taludtod ang bawat saknong, na ang bawat taludtod ay may lalabindalawahing pantig, at ang tradisyonal na dulong tugma ay isahan (aaaa, bbbb, cccc, at iba pa). Karaniwang paksa ng awit ang pakikipagsapalaran ng bayani, ngunit ang iba'y tumatalakay...

    Andrés Bonifacio, José Rizal, Katipunan 1547  Words | 4  Pages

  • Philippine Literature

    Literature Under the Republic (1946-1985) The Japanese occupation leaves the Philippine economy in ruins and it seemed that massive foreign aid could rebuild it. With the life of the Filipinos hanging in the balance because of hunger, insecurity and terror. Many Filipinos resorted to collaborating with the Japanese for reasons such as politics, survival and opportunity. After the Pacific War ended, collaborators were given amnesty by President Manual Roxas. The amnesty was a result of the US...

    Ferdinand Marcos, Filipino language, Filipino people 1651  Words | 6  Pages

  • Philippine Literature

    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 traced in our folk stories, old plays and short stories. Our ancient ancestors also had their own alphabet which was different from that brought by the Spaniards. The first alphabet used by our ancestors was similar to...

    Folklore, Moon, Sun 2302  Words | 7  Pages

  • Philippine Literature

    Philippine Literature How My Brother Leon Brought A Wife Submitted by: Ishmael E. Evangelista Submitted to: Score: _______ Content I. Title II. Author III. Setting IV. Characters a. Plot b. Exposition c. Complication d. Climax e. Denouement f. Resolution V. Reaction I. Title How my Brother Leon brought a Wife In the story, Leon arrived with his wife, Maria in the rural meeting Leon's brother, Baldo for the first time. They took a surprising route home for Leon, but it was meant as...

    Bauang, La Union, Fiction, High school 898  Words | 7  Pages

  • Reflection in Philippine Literature

    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 wrong she is our teacher, because the teacher sit in desk and showed that she is our teacher in that subject, Ms. Marites Nillo was her name, "a simple woman but charming" I said to myself. Philippine literature refers to all literature from the Philippines, written in Spanish, English, Tagalog, and a variety of other Philippine languages. Philippine...

    Emilio Aguinaldo, Filipino language, Filipino people 991  Words | 3  Pages

  • A Touch of Philippine Literature.. Baby Thesis, Chapter One

    INSPIRATION OF THE PHILIPPINE LITERATURE BEFORE AND TODAY A Brief Research Presented to: Mr. Stephen Tracy E. Tabamo English Teacher In Partial Fulfillment in the Subject Requirements for English III Presented by: Monica Mae I. Valdez III-Hope Date Submitted: 3/10/2012 CHAPTER I: THE PROBLEM AND ITS BACKGROUND Introduction: The differences of before and today were like a child’s growing status, ready to fall and develop itself to rise up. The Philippine literature has started with...

    English language, Filipino language, Filipino people 1347  Words | 5  Pages

  • Early Movements of English Literature

    Early Movements of English Literature The development of English literature has experienced many distinct movements throughout the centuries. Beginning with the writing of the Old English authors to the Early Modern Period, not only does the way literature is written change dramatically, but the English language itself evolves to become what we know it to be today. In this essay, I will examine the early literary movements that helped plot the course for English literature today. The very...

    Early modern period, England, English language 725  Words | 3  Pages

  • SUMMARY OF THE PHILIPPINES LITERATURE D

    INTRODUCTION How the Spaniard influence Philippines literature. What are the changes made by the Spaniard to the Filipino tradition. How Spaniard change Filipinos life. Why did the Spanish friars burned down our ancestor records. What are the books printed during the Spaniard time SUMMARY OF PRE-SPANISH PERIOD The Pre Spanish Period The variety and abundance of Philippine literature evolved even before the colonial periods. Some parts of the Philippine literature are influenced by some Asian countries...

    Epic poetry, Fairy tale, Filipino language 1390  Words | 7  Pages

  • Poetry and Philippine Literature

    LIVESmore... Panitikan: An Essay On Philippine Literature Philippine Literature started as a chant from tribes/ tribal chanting until the present time where in colonial days, the voices of the Filipinos against the Spaniards is voiced out through their native languages and through English (in verse and in prose). Development: riddles/ chanting/Through Voices/sound to written works such as verse and prose. - Indigenous Philippine Literature was born in the ethnic community -...

    Colonial history of the United States, Colonialism, Filipino people 1021  Words | 6  Pages

  • philippine literature

      I should have tried to explain  But my tongue-tied I was  For I could clearly see  That I won't be lucky.  And it really pleases me much  That my love for you know  So I swear and promises you  That my life is just for you. Philippine Literature 1.Cactus (Tita Lacambra)  2. The Quarrel (Andres Cristobal Cruz) 3. People of Consequence (Ines Taccad Camayao) 4. The Rural Maid (Fernando M. Maramag) 5. Frustrated Wish (Carolina Arceo) 6. Ridiculous Welcome (Carolina Arceo) ...

    ERE Informatique, God, Ocean 1290  Words | 6  Pages

  • Early American Literature

    Early American literature has a large and diverse style that reflects beliefs and traditions that come from the nation’s frontier days. The pioneer ideals of self reliance and “independence” appear in many American writings (Columbus 23). Several American writers have always had a strong tendency to break literary traditions, and invent their own. Through literary analysis, the audience is able to trace the dominant themes of opportunity and religion that contribute to American values in literature...

    American Revolution, Benjamin Franklin, Deism 930  Words | 3  Pages

  • Themes in Early American Literature

    Themes of Early American Literature Early American literature does a tremendous job of revealing the exact conditions and challenges that were faced by the explorers and later by the colonists of the New World. From early shipwrecks to the later years of small colonies barely surviving through dreadful winters, the literary works of the time period focus on some very recognizable themes. The theme of any given work – being simply the unifying subject or idea – is a very important element of any...

    American literature, Christopher Columbus, Literature 1578  Words | 5  Pages

  • Philippine Literature in the Enlightenment Period

    The ancient Filipinos have performances such as ritual rites and ceromonies which were tagged theatrical. The roots of the Philippine theater may be traced to early religious and social rituals of the natives. To this day, some of these traditional rites and ceremonies are still practiced by the ethnic tribes. Religious Rites and Ceremonials The early Filipinos had different rituals to mark important events in a man's life. birth reaching manhood or womanhood ...

    Ceremony, Courtship, Drama 569  Words | 4  Pages

  • Philippine Literature

    LITERATURE REVIEWER 1) BONSAI by Edith Tiempo * TREE/SHRUB – “bonsai” * LOVE - “tie, son’s note, roto picture, shawl or money bill” * GOD - “sea shells” * MAN/WOMAN – “merest child” * OBJECTIVE – CORRELATIVE using symbolic (concrete explicit objects) * “act of compressing” – it can pass love to the next generation * very sentimental (the author) 2) PATALIM by Cirilo Bautista * “ng aming balaraw” – dagger, patience? * “sasaksakin ko siya sa likod...

    Carlos Bulosan, Death, Filipino people 727  Words | 3  Pages

  • Literature

     Gerald M. Zinampan II-5 (Marketing) 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 traced in our folk stories, old plays and short stories our ancient ancestors also had their own alphabet which was different from that brought by the Spaniards. The first alphabet used by our ancestors...

    Folk, Folklore, Mythology 604  Words | 3  Pages

  • Pre-Spanish Philippine Literature

    Bambi Rose M. Española BA Psychology III December 13, 2011 Philippines Pre-spanish Literature Even before the Spaniards came to the Philippines, the country already possessed a rich literary tradition. This tradition serves as a mirror of the life, values, hopes, ideals and aspirations of the ancient Filipino people. In this tradition, literary works were usually orally passed to the next generations. Ancient people used these literary works for recreation and ritual purposes. These...

    Fiction, Joke, Literature 801  Words | 3  Pages

  • Development of Philippine Literature

    *occurrence of nationalist literature *works were satirical and critical in nature Diariong Tagalog (1882), Spanish-Tagalog newspaper signaled the open campaign for reforms La Solidaridad (mouthpiece of reform movement) Noli Me Tangere and El Filibusterismo Propaganda writings turned to revolutionary writings of the “rebel patriots” Kalayaan(Liberty), newspaper of the society Apolinario Mabini’s “True Decalogue” Jose Palma’s “Filipinas THE EARLY PERIOD (1900-1930) August...

    Fiction, Filipino women writers, Filipino writers 1148  Words | 7  Pages

  • Philippine Literature

    story from the other kinds of prose is the concentration on a compact narrative with detailed character drawing. In general, short stories are believed to have existed decades back, even before the art of writing was known to man. The oldest recorded example of a short story is considered to be the Egyptian tale of “The Two Brothers” dated around 3200 BC. Novel is similar to a short story, a novel includes uncertain information since it centers on different types and possibilities. However, the length...

    Fable, Meter, Poetic form 1416  Words | 5  Pages

  • Early American Literature

    Stephanie Silva ENGL 2123A Dr. Watson 16 February 2015 America, the Literary What does it mean to be American? Is America found in the language that is spoken? Is it in the geography? Or does America manifest itself in the literature that has lasted throughout the development of the nation? From the age of colonization to the age of the Romantics, the American people expressed their emotions, concerns, thoughts, and experiences through the written word. Individual writers wrote about their own...

    Age of Enlightenment, American literature, American Revolution 2359  Words | 7  Pages

  • Literature: a Tool for Philippine Liberation

    INTRODUCTION Literature reflects the culture of a nation. It can serve as a tool to express a feeling and emotion. Remember during the Spanish regime, Rizal exploited the functions of literature. His two novels, Noli Me Tangere and El Filibusterismo contained a lot of subversive themes that sparked the revolution and consequently the victory over the Spaniards. Literature is deeply rooted in the culture of a nation. Stories and poems reflect the local color of its origin. The poem "Stopping by...

    Andrés Bonifacio, Emilio Aguinaldo, José Rizal 1687  Words | 5  Pages

  • Philippines and Short Stories

    3. Filipinos have shown their plea against Spaniards through literature. 4. The period where they aim to get equal treatment for Filipinos and the Spaniards order the law. 5. Three principal leaders of the propaganda movement became popular. 6. GOMBURZA were guillotine. 7. Rizal was vanished to Dapitan. 8. Many newspapers were pot up during the revolutionary period. 9. National Anthem of the Philippines was composed. 10. The Noli Me Tangere and its sequel El Filibusterismo...

    Emilio Aguinaldo, Filipino language, Katipunan 795  Words | 3  Pages

  • Literature During The Early Period Footnote To Youth Summary

    Literature During the Early Period (1900-1930) The twentieth century ushered in the development of Filipino literature in English. Weeks after the capitulation of Manila, the U.S. Military Government was set up and, almost seven schools were re-opened as a necessary strategy to promote the pacification of the Philippines and the dissemination of common culture. English was first taught merely as a subject because the Spanish system of education then existing in the Philippines was allowed to continue...

    American literature, English studies, Filipino people 842  Words | 2  Pages

  • Philippine Folk Literature

    PHILIPPINE FOLK LITERATURE Ms. Arcelyn N. Sangalang Instructor- Engl04 Cpoyright 2010 PHILIPPINE FOLK LITERATURE  traditional oral literature of the Filipino people  refers to the collection of tales and superstition about magical creatures and entities  wide range of material due to the ethnic mix of the Philippines 3 MAJOR GROUPS folk narratives folk speech folk songs PHILIPPINE MYTHOLOGY  derived from Philippine folk literature  stories of ancient Philippine mythology include...

    Comparative mythology, Cryptozoology, God 1308  Words | 17  Pages

  • Literature Region 10 Philippines

    LITERATURE IN REGION X (Northern Mindanao)  Designated as Region X of the Philippines, Northern Mindanao (Filipino:Hilagang Mindanao) is composed of five provinces and two cities classified as highly- urbanized, all occupying the north- central part of Mindanao island, and the island-province of Camiguin. The regional center is Cagayan De Oro City, where the national government's regional offices and other big establishments are located. Cultural groups • Majority of the region's inhabitants...

    Bukidnon, Cagayan de Oro City, Mindanao 1002  Words | 5  Pages

  • Chapter 1 Philippine Lit.

    Chapter I 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 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 with much of the country's...

    Emilio Aguinaldo, Filipino language, Filipino people 2206  Words | 6  Pages

  • Early American Literature

    American Literature begins in the early 1600's with the written works of the new settlers coming from Europe to the New Land of America. Although the Indians lived in America before the first Europeans arrived; their literature was somewhat neglected due to it being transmitted orally with no written works. The American writings of the early seventeenth century possess no great artistic value; they are mainly valuable as a study in origins and understanding America's early experience. During its...

    Eucharist, Literature, Love 2005  Words | 6  Pages

  • Philippine Culture

    SEEDS OF THE PHILIPPINE CULTURE The "Pearl of the Orient Seas", more famously known as the Island Philippines, has its share of rich and colorful history and cultural background, which dates back to as early as 100 million years. During this time, it was mainly the Philippine land and habitat that evolved and there were no human inhabitants on the land. Nevertheless, it was during these years that the Philippines started to develop its resources and become what would soon be a region of abundant...

    Filipino people, Philippines 1299  Words | 4  Pages

  • Women: Powerful Figures in Early Literature

    Mary K. Women: Powerful Figures in Early Literature Throughout history females have been regarded as the weaker and lesser of the sexes. In most early literature, women were rarely integrated into the story as important roles; rather they were simply present as wives or daughters. In certain highly esteemed medieval works, such as the Pearl Poet’s Sir Gawain and the Green Knight and Geoffrey Chaucer’s “Wife of Bath’s Tale,” the role of women becomes more prominent and crucial to story development...

    Gender, Husband, Knights of the Round Table 884  Words | 3  Pages

  • Literary Forms in Related Literature

     The Literary Forms in Philippine Literature by: Christine F. Godinez-Ortega        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.                 The average Filipino's unfamiliarity with his indigenous literature was largely due to what has been impressed upon...

    Emilio Aguinaldo, Filipino language, Filipino people 2486  Words | 7  Pages

  • Literature

    Literature Literature (from Latin litteraetantri (plural); letter) is the art of written works, and is not bound to published sources (although, under circumstances unpublished sources can be exempt). Literally translated, the word literature means "acquaintance with letters" (as in the "arts and letters"). The two major classification of literature are poetry and prose. "Literature" is sometimes differentiated from popular and ephemeral classes of writing. Terms such as "literary fiction" and...

    Drama, Genre, Literature 1539  Words | 5  Pages

  • Values in Early American Literature

    Values in Early American Literature "We hold these truths to be self-evident: that all men are created equal; that they are endowed by their creator with inherent and inalienable rights; that among these are life, liberty, and the pursuit of happiness," says the Declaration of Independence. This phrase encompasses three major values shown throughout early American literature. The strong belief in religion, freedom, and a strong will for a better life. Each piece had one or more of these themes...

    Christianity, Native Americans in the United States, New England 1344  Words | 4  Pages

  • Literature Research Paper Example

    Literature Search Paper 1 Running head: LITERATURE SEARCH PAPER Literature Search Paper Misty S. Davis The University of Tennessee, Knoxville College of Nursing Literature Search Paper 2 Literature Search Paper Research allows an individual to investigate a subject in order to discover facts and theories. The facts learned from the research are applied to his or her everyday use. There are various databases found that assists with research, however not all provide researched and...

    Antibiotic resistance, Hygiene, Linezolid 1067  Words | 4  Pages

  • Individualism in Early American Literature

    Early American literature is full of the spirit of individualism. This spirit can best be described by Emerson when he says, "Good men must not obey the laws too well". This view has long been an inspiration for future generations of Americans to start some of the greatest reformations of our history. Among the literary units that show support for Emerson's idea, there are three that are more powerful at conveying this spirit. The Revolutionaries, the Transcendentalists, and the...

    Concord, Massachusetts, Government, Henry David Thoreau 1085  Words | 7  Pages

  • Understanding Ourselves Through Philippine Literature

    | |PHIL.LIT / GENED-06 |Word Count: 1051 | Understanding Ourselves Through Philippine Literature Every work of literature is somehow a reflection of the world around. I say reflection because in every work, one can find topics about life and all its problems. Whether the literary piece is in the form of poetry or narrative, the work will always...

    Filipino language, Filipino people, Literature 1055  Words | 4  Pages

  • Literature

    Ecocriticism is the study of literature and environment from an interdisciplinary point of view where all sciences come together to analyze the environment and brainstorm possible solutions for the correction of the contemporary environmental situation. Ecocriticism was officially heralded by the publication of two seminal works,[citation needed] both published in the mid-1990s: The Ecocriticism Reader, edited by Cheryll Glotfelty and Harold Fromm, and The Environmental Imagination, by Lawrence Buell...

    Criticism, Ecocriticism, Ecology 1431  Words | 5  Pages

  • Philippine Literature During the Japanese Era

    Philippine Literature during the Japanese Era Background During the Japanese Occupation, when Tagalog was favored by the Japanese military authority, writing in English was consigned to limbo. It picked up after the war, however, with a fervor and drive for excellence that continue to this day. Stevan Javellana's "Without Seeing the Dawn" (1947), the first postwar novel in English, was published in the United States. In 1946, the Barangay Writers Project was founded to help publish books in English...

    Elpidio Quirino, Filipino people, Filipino women writers 1270  Words | 4  Pages

  • Philippine Literature

    Literature 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, writing, grammar," originally "writing formed with letters," from lit(t)era "letter." Originally "book learning" (it replaced O.E. boccræft), the meaning "literary production or work" is first attested 1779...

    Cebuano literature, Ilokano language, Ilokano literature 5473  Words | 14  Pages

  • Early Puritan and Pilgrim Literature

    The Puritans and the Pilgrims both migrated to North America to escape religious persecution due to their views about the Church of England. They created very little literature because writing was viewed as satanic in both cultures. All that was written in Puritan New England were works to glorify God and record journeys for historical purposes. The most famous poets of this period include Anne Bradstreet and Edward Taylor. William Bradford, the governor of the Plymouth Colony, kept a journal of...

    Atonement in Christianity, Burial Hill, Christian terms 1056  Words | 3  Pages

  • The Use of Independent Films on Teaching Philippine Literature

    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 entertaining and beautiful aspect of literary works acts in reality as part of the appeal and attractiveness which the work tries to attach to the ideas which it seeks to convey. The beauty of literature is therefore a part of its rhetoric...

    Critical thinking, Culture, Education 1249  Words | 4  Pages

  • Philippine Literature

    PHILIPPINE LITERATURE (TIMELINE) john harold bagay AB-Psychology Mrs. Medina Philippine Literature 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 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...

    Don Juan, Filipino language, Katipunan 5912  Words | 19  Pages

  • Philippine Literature: Socio-Historical Background

    Historically, Philippine Literature in English began with the coming of the Americans in 1898. The Filipinos learned another foreign language and were introduced to another alien culture. Used to the “leisurely tempo and ornate phraseology of the Castilian speech”, they had to adapt to a new language that was more or less direct and less florid. Spanish continued to dominate the circle of the elite but in the 30’s, it began to give way to English. At the same time, the vernacular languages continued...

    Culture, Education, Filipino language 744  Words | 3  Pages

  • Cultural Evolution of Early Filipinos

    Cultural evolution of the early Filipinos Through archaeological records and extensive researches, Historians believed that during the Pleistocene Epoch, the first settlers of the Philippines . Pleistocene Epoch The first settlers of the Philippines came from the present-day islands of the Malay Archipelago when sea levels were lower, creating land bridges to the Southeast Asian mainland. These Paleolithic Hunters May have followed herds of wild animals across these land bridges to...

    Indonesia, Neolithic, Paleolithic 1323  Words | 6  Pages

  • Lexicography and Description of Philippine English

    DESCRIPTION OF PHILIPPINE ENGLISH VOCABULARY Historical sources show that Filipino words began to be borrowed into the English of the American colonizers at a very early stage in the colonial period. Today, the English used in the Philippines has a distinctive localized vocabulary which finds expression in a range of settings, including government, education, and the media as well as the personal domain. Describing the vocabulary of new Englishes(Lado) In the academic literature on the world...

    Dialect, English language, Filipino language 1555  Words | 6  Pages

  • Philippine Literature

    Philippine Literature during the American Period DR. LILIA QUINDOZA-SANTIAGO | | |        Philippine literary production during the American Period in the Philippines was spurred by two significant developments in education and culture. One is the introduction of free public instruction for all children of school age and two, the use of English as medium of instruction in all levels of education in public schools.        Free public education made knowledge and information accessible to...

    Epic poetry, Filipino language, Filipino people 13027  Words | 33  Pages

  • Literature and the Individual in Early Modern Masterpieces

     Literature and the Individual in Early Modern Masterpieces ENG 106 April 27, 2015 Literature and the Individual in Early Modern Masterpieces In the early modern masterpieces, John Milton was known for his unique ability to write in multiple languages and multiple styles of literature. One of his most famous pieces of literature was Paradise Lost. Milton was a man of deep faith, most specifically the Protestant faith. It was because of his faith that he had no fear of expressing his views...

    Aeneid, England, Epic poetry 983  Words | 5  Pages

  • Philippine Literature

    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 a more 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...

    Andrés Bonifacio, Emilio Aguinaldo, José Rizal 13467  Words | 43  Pages

  • Cebu Literature

    Cebuano literature refers to the literary works written in Cebuano, a language widely spoken in the southern Philippines. The term is most often extended to cover the oral literary forms in both indigenous and colonial Philippines. While the majority of Cebuano writers are from the Visayas and Mindanao region, the most recognized Filipino literary outlet for them, including the Bisaya Magasin, is based in Makati city in Manila, while there is also a lively Cebuano community of writers in the language...

    Cebuano literature, Literature, Luzon 1949  Words | 5  Pages

  • Early British Literature Notes

    is hung in Heorot as a trophy. Grendel’s mother= seeks revenge, Beowulf kills her too in her under water lair. Hygelac=king of Geatland, killed in war against Shylfings and Beowulf becomes king of the Geats Middle English. Circa 1100 A.D. Literature: chivalric romances Canterbury Tales by: Geoffrey Chaucer Represented an emerging “middle class,” late medieval, wrote so it was accessable to middle class. Characters: Knight=heroic figure, traveled a lot, undefeated, BUT, not a great horse...

    Beowulf, Christopher Marlowe, Iambic pentameter 951  Words | 4  Pages

  • Philippine Literature

    Province, Philippines, April 23, 2006. [© AP Images] PROFILE OFFICIAL NAME: Republic of the Philippines Geography Area: 300,000 sq. km. (117,187 sq. mi.). Major cities (2007 estimate): Capital--Manila (pop. 11.55 million in metropolitan area); other cities--Davao City (1.36 million); Cebu City (0.80 million). Terrain: Islands, 65% mountainous, with narrow coastal lowlands. Climate: Tropical, astride typhoon belt. People Nationality: Noun--Filipino(s). Adjective--Philippine. Population...

    Armed Forces of the Philippines, Economic growth, Ferdinand Marcos 15294  Words | 44  Pages

  • PHILIPPINES

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