"Filipino Literature During The Spanish Period" Essays and Research Papers

  • Filipino Literature During The Spanish Period

    Spanish Period The Spanish Period (1565-1898) was believed to have started during the time of Miguel Lopez de Legazpi, the first Governor-General in the Philippines. He was responsible for establishing peace with various indigenous tribes. During his time, many changes happened to the Filipinos. Literature, religion, lifestyles, societal classes and the like was taken into the Philippines. Regarding Philippine literature, the Spaniards have exerted a strong influence using their own literature...

    Filipino language, Ilokano language, Luzon 1130  Words | 4  Pages

  • Literature: Spanish Language

    Prof. Alinsunod 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 inSpanish, English, Tagalog, and/or other native Philippine languages...

    English language, Literature, Manila 924  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

  • Spanish Colonial Period To Philippine Revolution

    SPANISH COLONIAL PERIOD TO PHILIPPINE REVOLUTION Aims of Spanish Colonization • God – propagation of Catholic Christianity • Gold – desire for economic wealth • Glory – to be the greatest empire in the world THE SPANISH COLONIAL SYSTEM Spain Retains the Philippines Despite Economic Loss • As a colony, the Philippines was a financial burden to the Spanish treasury. The Philippines as Crown Colony • In the sense that she belonged to the Spanish King. THE SPANISH COLONIAL SYSTEM The Council...

    Colonialism, Filipino language, Filipino people 744  Words | 21  Pages

  • Philippine Literature

    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 influence brought about by the Spanish colonization; however...

    Colonialism, Filipino people, Literature 1237  Words | 5  Pages

  • Characteristics of Philippine Literature

    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 Philippines...

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

  • Philippines During Different Periods of Colonization

    Areas of contribution |Spanish Period |American Period |Japanese Period | | |Education |The education during this |The American introduces the public |To gain the sympathy of the | | |period is not that good. But |school system. And the American |Filipinos, the Japanese military | | |it has, and most of the...

    Emilio Aguinaldo, Filipino language, Filipino mestizo 1001  Words | 5  Pages

  • Reflection in Philippine Literature

    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 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...

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

  • Spanish Period

    SPANISH COLONY Under Spanish rule there were established in these islands a system of primary schools. The Spanish regulations provided that there should be one male and one female primary school-teacher for each 5,000 inhabitants. It is clearly shown in the report of the first Philippine Commission that even this inadequate provision was never carried out. They say: “Taking the entire population at 8,000,000, we find that there is but one teacher to each 4,179 inhabitants.” There were no schoolhouses...

    History of the Philippines, Manila, Manila galleon 1691  Words | 5  Pages

  • Literary Period

    Literary Period American Period 1898 - 1945   Philippine literature during the American rule was influenced by two factors, first of which is, education. With the Americans providing free education, many were given the chance to study and English was used as the language of instruction. Unlike the Spanish, the foreigners were willing to teach their language to the Filipinos. Free education served as the stepping stone for others to improve their social status. Early literary works in...

    Fiction, Filipino women writers, Filipino writers 968  Words | 3  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

  • Filipino Psychology

    Bachelor of Science in Psychology 43 Prof. Bernadette Corsame FILIPINO PSYCHOLOGY AND ARTS I. HISTORICAL FOUNDATION Arts in the Philippines started even before the colonization of the country. It has different fields and expressions which are mostly religious. In any way, these native arts are on the verge of being lost now since the masses are all focused on foreign cultures forgetting their own. Painting Filipino painting as a whole can be seen as an amalgamation of many cultural...

    Filipino language, Filipino people, Filipino psychology 1757  Words | 5  Pages

  • socio anthro Philippine Education during pre spanish

    PANGASINAN STATE UNIVERSITY GRADUATE SCHOOL Urdaneta City, Pangasinan TOPIC: Philippine Education during the Pre- Spanish and Spanish Period DISCUSSANT: Maria Cristina V. Antonio SUBJECT: Socio Anthropology Foundations of Education PROFESSOR: Dr. Corazon Mipalar Philippine Education during the Pre- Spanish Period Education in the Philippines evolved from early settlers to the present. Education in the country is in great importance because it is the primary avenue for upward social an...

    Education, Filipino language, Filipino people 806  Words | 4  Pages

  • Spanish Era

     Philippine Literature in the Spanish Colonial Period The Spanish colonizers wanted to undermine the native oral tradition by substituting for it the story of the Passion of Christ. However, the native tradition survived and even flourished in areas inaccessible to the Spaniards. Also, the Spaniards were late in instituting a public educational system, which contributed to the survival of the existing folk literature.  The church authorities adopted a policy of spreading the Church doctrines...

    French language, Language, Latin alphabet 1061  Words | 4  Pages

  • Philippine Literature in the Enlightenment Period

    Our Theatrical Roots Pre-Spanish Period There was no proof that the ancient Filipinos has stage presentation during the pre-hispanic times. 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...

    Ceremony, Courtship, Drama 569  Words | 4  Pages

  • philippine literature

    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 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...

    Colonialism, Culture, Fiction 1574  Words | 7  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

  • 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

  • Essays on Literature

    affects in the past and present literary production? Literature is a mirror by which societal condition is reflected. This means that literary reproduction is often determined by the events that affect the lives of the people or the writer himself. For instance, if we are going to trace the evolution of Philippine Literature, we will be able to conjure up the ghost of the vanished centuries long before the coming of the Spaniards. During this period, literary production attained slow growth. We can...

    José Rizal, Katipunan, Literature 1576  Words | 5  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 that...

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

  • Phil .Literature

    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 a greater number of Filipinos. Those who availed of this education through college were able to improve...

    English language, Filipino women writers, Filipino writers 2388  Words | 6  Pages

  • Report on Philippine Education during Spanish Era

    EDUCATION DURING THE  SPANISH ERA Prepared by: Patricia Dela Rosa When the Spanish first arrived in the Philippines, education of the indigenous people was mainly viewed as the duty of religious organizations The Friars establish parochial schools linked with Churches to teach catechism to the natives. Education was manage, supervised, and controlled by the friars. The Spanish missionaries aim to control of the Filipinos, body and soul. The curriculum then consisted of the three R’s:...

    College, Education, Madrasah 560  Words | 4  Pages

  • PERIOD

    PERIOD FEATURES REMARKABLE CHANGES PRE-SPANISH PERIOD Do not have an organized system of education as we have now. They followed their code of laws “the Code of Kalantiao and Maragtas. Ideas and facts were acquired through suggestion, observation, example and imitation. The youngsters learned by experienced and the learned more in occupational. The inhabitants were civilized people, possessing their system of writing, laws and moral standards in a well-organized system of government...

    College, Curriculum, Education 573  Words | 4  Pages

  • Filipinos of Spanish Descent and Father Zamora

    Gomburza: The martyred priests of 1872 On the dreadful day February 17, 1872, three Filipino priests, Fathers Mariano Gomez, Jose Burgos and Jacinto Zamora commonly referred to as the GOMBURZA, faced death at the garrote at the influx of their innocence and at the plenitude of their conscience. As described by revolutionist Emilio Jacinto in his poem, "Gomez, Burgos, Zamora" it was a day of degradation and wretchedness. Jacinto further affirms that these three priests knew how to die for their...

    Filipinos of Spanish descent, Gomburza, Jacinto Zamora 983  Words | 3  Pages

  • Filipino

    forces invaded the country in 1942.  The Commander-in-Chief of the Japanese Imperial Forces ordered the prohibition of the use of English and the Filipino people's reliance upon Western nations particularly the United States and Great Britain.        Besides being declared as the official language, Tagalog was to become the medium of instruction in schools during the Japanese regime.  (Teachers who were used to using English, however, were reportedly teaching secretly in English and not in Tagalog.) ...

    Education, Filipino language, High school 1755  Words | 5  Pages

  • Spanish Language in the Philippines

    The Philippines had become a Spanish territory for 333 years and during the colonial period, the country was introduced to religion, culture and language of the Spaniards, and when the Spanish rule ended, the Filipinos founded deeply ingrained in them the mark of Hispanization. In the pre-Hispanic times in the Philippines, a language common to the archipelago of the Philippines did not exist and there was no single language that can be understood by more than 37% of the population. The largest...

    English language, Filipino language, Manila 1072  Words | 2  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

  • Philippine Literature

    Literature—Philippines 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

  • 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

  • Period of Enlightenment

    Chapter 4: The Period of Enlightenment (1872-1898) Historical Background After 300 years of passivity under Spanish rule, the Filipino spirit reawakened when the 3 priests Gomez, Burgos and Zamora were guillotined without sufficient evidence of guilt. This occurred on the 17th of February. This was buttressed with the spirit of liberalism when the Philippines opened its doors to world trade and with the coming of a liberal leader in the person of Governor Carlos Maria de la Torre. The...

    Andrés Bonifacio, Emilio Aguinaldo, Filipino people 1401  Words | 6  Pages

  • Lesson 2 PRE SPANISH

    ENGLISH 5 Lesson 2: The Pre-Spanish Period HISTORICAL BACKGROUND  *Long before the Spaniards and other foreigners landed on Philippine shores, our forefathers already had their own literature.  *Our ancient literature shows our customs and traditions in everyday life as traced in our folk stories, old plays and short stories.   Our ancestors also had their own alphabet which was different from that brought from the Spaniards. The first alphabet use by our ancestors was similar to that...

    Fairy tale, Folklore, Legend 598  Words | 14  Pages

  • The Spanish Colonization in the Philippines

    THE SPANISH COLONIZATION IN THE PHILIPPINES The Philippines was very lucky because our country was rich in natural resources. And that is the reason why many foreign countries had colonized our country. Spain is one of the foreign countries that colonized our country for more than three hundred years. They are the reason why Filipinos experienced suffered, hardship, persecution etc. during their colonization. But the Spanish had also...

    Colonialism, Filipino language, Filipino people 757  Words | 3  Pages

  • Pre-Spanish Period in the Philippines

    Pre-Spanish Period The first people in the Philippines, the Negritos, are believed to have come to the islands 30,000 years ago from Borneo and Sumatra, making their way across then-existing land bridges. Subsequently, Malays came from the south in successive waves, the earliest by land bridges and later in boats by sea. The Malays settled in scattered communities, named barangays after the large outrigger boats in which they arrived, and ruled by chieftains known as datus. Chinese merchants and...

    Emilio Aguinaldo, Ferdinand Magellan, Literature 610  Words | 2  Pages

  • Japanese Period

    PHILIPPINE LITERATURE The Japanese Period (1941 – 1945) The Japanese occupation of the Philippines occurred between 1941 and 1945, when the Empire of Japan occupied the Commonwealth of the Philippines during World War II. The invasion of the Philippines started on December 8, 1941, ten hours after the attack on Pearl Harbor. As at Pearl Harbor, the American aircraft were severely damaged in the initial Japanese attack. Lacking air cover, the American Asiatic Fleet in the Philippines withdrew to...

    Emilio Aguinaldo, Filipino language, Filipino people 2220  Words | 7  Pages

  • Philippine Literature In The Spanish Colonial Period

    Philippine Literature in the Spanish Colonial Period FRANCIS C. MACANSANTOS PRISCILLA S. MACANSANTOS        The existing literature of the Philippine ethnic groups at the time of conquest and conversion into Christianity was mainly oral, consisting of epics, legends, songs, riddles, and proverbs. The conquistador, especially its ecclesiastical arm, destroyed whatever written literature he could find, and hence rendered the system of writing inoperable. Among the only native systems of writing that...

    Andrés Bonifacio, Filipino women writers, Katipunan 3911  Words | 3  Pages

  • Late Development of Nationalism Among Filipino During Spanish Period

    of nationalism among the Filipinos during Spanish period Nationalism is the emotion we get every time we think for our country. During the period of Spanish colonialism, there was no national feeling among Filipinos. Nationalism did not exist in the Philippines. The ideas of nationalism were filtered only through the Philippines in the nineteenth century. The Filipinos before were all under control of the Spaniards and the Spaniards made sure that the Filipinos would never have the hope...

    Colonialism, Colony, Filipino people 474  Words | 2  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

  • The Indolence of the Filipinos

    The Indolence of the Filipinos Sobra la Indolencia de los Filipinos Overview * It is an exploratory essay that is considered as the longest among all his essays. * Jose Rizal published Sobra la Indolencia de los Filipinos on July 15 to September 15, 1890 in five installments through the La Solidaridad, the official newspaper of the Philippine ilustrados. * Its main goal is to explain the alleged idleness of his people, the Indios, during the Spanish colonization. * The essay is...

    Filipino people, José Rizal, Manila 1477  Words | 5  Pages

  • During The Japanese Occupation

    TO: SIR REMUS TAMBAGO SUMMARY OF CHAPTERS 6-10 During the Japanese occupation, Filipino literature was given a break, as writing in English was consigned to limbo. Philippine literature in English came to a halt because of the strict prohibitions of the Japanese. Almost all newspapers in English were stopped except for “Tribune” and “the Philippine Review”; even American films were closed too. The drama experienced a lull during the Japanese period and the big movie houses were just made to show...

    Cavite, Colonialism, Emilio Aguinaldo 2022  Words | 5  Pages

  • Japanese Period

    iodThe Japanese period Historical background Between 1941-1945, Philippine Literature was interrupted in its development when the Philippines was again conquered by another foreign country, Japan. Philippine literature in English came to a halt. Except for the TRIBUNE and the PHILIPPINE REVIEW, almost all newspapers in English were stopped by the Japanese. This had an advantageous effect on Filipino Literature, which experienced renewed attention because writers in English turned to writing in...

    Emilio Aguinaldo, Filipino women writers, Palanca Awards 1982  Words | 7  Pages

  • Periods of English Literature

    centuries of literature have depicted a variety of mentalities and lifestyles. . Centuries could pass, and not many changes could be easily perceived by the common man, as those changes came gradually. Yet those changes can be readily discerned when looking at England as a whole, not looking at parts of history individually. The alterations of life, when looked at from a certain literary viewpoint, can be explained when one looks at the different periods in English literature, seeing the depictions...

    Anglo-Saxons, England, John Keats 1515  Words | 4  Pages

  • The Filipino Attitude

    Danrell Dean Gronifillo Sanggalan Ms. Novak American Literature, 11th Grade November 26, 2013 The Filipino Attitude In the early 1990s until around World War II in the 1940s, the Philippines was the second richest nation in Asia, next only to Japan. But everything changed during the 1960s when the economy stagnated and other Asian countries began overtaking the country. The Philippine economy sharply declined in the following decades and with the Marcos dictatorship, democracy began failing. How...

    Colonialism, Filipino people, Philip II of Spain 855  Words | 2  Pages

  • Tagalog Literature: History and Tradition

    Tagalog Literature: History and Tradition DOMINGO GOAN LANDICHO Share this article Post a comment | Back to article list GEOGRAPHICAL AREA Tagalog literature has been born, cradled, nourished and peaked into fruition in the provinces of Southern Luzon, Central Luzon and the present Metropolitan Manila or the National Capital Region. Among the Southern Tagalog provinces are Cavite, Batangas, Laguna, Quezon, Aurora, Oriental Mindoro, Occidental Mindoro, Marinduque, Palawan and...

    Bulacan, Luzon, Manila 943  Words | 4  Pages

  • The Evolution of Philippine Literature

    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 and tradition of pre-Spanish Philippines...

    Andrés Bonifacio, Colonialism, José Rizal 807  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 fables...

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

  • Spanish Era

    Government During the Spanish Period The Philippines was under the Spanish government for more than three centuries. Without any freedom and independence, Filipinos had to adjust and adapt to the new form of government as well as to different culture and traditions. The laws implemented in the country were all from the King of Spain passed through his representative who was called the Governor-General, “who was the source of civil power for the various levels of administration” (Agoncillo, 2008...

    Filipino people, Form of government, Manila 1271  Words | 4  Pages

  • Comparison Between Spanish Colony Era and Present Life of Filipinos

    COMPARISON BETWEEN SPANISH COLONY ERA AND PRESENT LIFE OF FILIPINOS I. Introduction The land of the Philippines is composed of more than 7000 islands. These mountainous islands are divided into three: Luzon, Visayas and Mindanao. As an archipelago, Philippines is surrounded by deep seas such as Bashi Channel, Celebes Sea, Philippine Deep and South China Sea. Philippines was blessed to be bountiful in terms of natural resources and minerals especially gold. Because of its beauty and richness...

    Colonialism, Cuba, English language 793  Words | 3  Pages

  • Analysis and Summary of the Indolence of the Filipinos

    The Indolence of the Filipinos: Summary and Analysis La Indolencia de los Filipinos, more popularly known in its English version, "The Indolence of the Filipinos," is a exploratory essay written by Philippine national hero Dr. Jose Rizal, to explain the alleged idleness of his people during the Spanish colonization. SUMMARY             The Indolence of the Filipinos is a study of the causes why the people did not, as was said, work hard during the Spanish regime.  Rizal pointed out that long...

    Andrés Bonifacio, Filipino people, José Rizal 1027  Words | 3  Pages

  • Spanish Educational System

    Education during Spanish Period Brief History * Almost 333 years, colonize the Philippines. They are after 3G’s (God, Glory, Gold). * The Spanish Education played a major role in that transformation. The oldest universities, colleges, vocational schools and the first modern public education system in Asia were created during the colonial period. By the time Spain was replaced by the United States as the colonial power, Filipinos were among the most educated subjects in all of Asia. Main...

    Filipino language, Manila, Newspaper 805  Words | 6  Pages

  • Asian Influences on the Filipino Culture

    Asian Influences on the Filipino Culture Hindu Pre-contact period Before the Spanish period, the archipelagoes of Southeast Asia were under the influence of traders from the Hindu-Malayan culture, such as theMajapahit Empire, which was then supplanted by Islamic :D teaching by Muslims traders from Gujarat, India. Influences from the Indian subcontinent may be traced earlier to before the arrival of the Arabs and the Europeans during the 15th and 16th centuries respectively. The rulers of many...

    14th century, 2nd millennium, Arabic language 701  Words | 3  Pages

  • Filipino Literature: Course Description

    Literature 101 (Literatures of the Philippines) focuses on the different literary works of various Filipino writers throughout the Philippine islands. These works helped shaped Filipino culture, thus, it is important that as Filipinos, we learn to appreciate our own literature and our culture in order to have a better understanding of our people and nation, in general. COURSE GOALS The course ultimately aims to enable you to appreciate the breadth and depth of Filipino literature. It...

    DVD region code, Literature 578  Words | 3  Pages

  • The Rise of Filipino Nationalism

    The Rise of Filipino Nationalism Factors: 1.        Spread of Liberalism -         Liberal ideas from Europe filtered in when Spain gradually exposed Philippine to international commerce. -         The sons and daughters of the Principalia were able to attain education, thereupon giving then exposure to libertarian ideas. 2.       Sentiments against the Principales – proportion of the local aristocracy to the broad masses. 3.       Racial Prejudice -         Inferior race, limited intelligence ...

    Andrés Bonifacio, Cortes Generales, José Rizal 1696  Words | 7  Pages

  • The Filipino Cultural Awareness

    The locals of the Philippines are called Filipinos. Their primary ancestors are the Malays who came from the southeastern Asian country or what is now called Indonesia. Before the Europeans discovered the country, Filipinos have had connections with China that resulted to a mixed Chinese-Filipino descent. Spanish-Filipinos came out during the colonial period and Filipino-Americans added a few percentages as well during the American occupation. They are easily distinguished by their fairer color,...

    Colonialism, Filipino language, Filipino people 858  Words | 3  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

  • Development of Philippine Literature

    Pre-Spanish Period *with existence of schools called BOTHOAN (in Panay); teachers were priests, priestesses, judges; materials – documents, manuscripts, book of ritual and magic, genealogies, calendars, impt. Laws and records of notable events *Literary forms: sayings, lyrics, legends, epics, proverbs, riddles, ritualistic utterances (on simple life experiences) *Sample epics: Hinilawod (Panay) Hudhud and Alim (Ifugao) Darangen (Maranaw) *Characteristics of literary works:...

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

  • American period on philippines

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