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
The late development 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 ide
Education in the Philippines changed radically, and was before patterned from both of educational systems of Spain and the United States. However, after the liberation of the Philippines in 1946, Filipinos then had moved in various directions of its own.
Elementary and high school education is comp
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 from the Anglo-Saxon period through the Seventeenth Century
English Literature, literature produced in England, from the introduction of Old English by the Anglo-Saxons in the 5th century to the present.
Ferdinand Magellan's commemorative cross in a church on Cebu marks his arrival in the Philippines in 1521.
Courtesy Philippine Tourist Research and Planning Organization
The first recorded sighting of the Philippines by Europeans was on March 16, 1521, during Ferdinand Magellan's circumnavigatio
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 Commissio
Spanish Colonial Period
Abegail Imee R. Enriquez
Spanish Colonial Period
How does Spanish Colonial architecture reflect Filipino identity? Discuss the various building types and their relationship to pre-colonial architecture in your arguments.
The Birth of Heroes and the Rise of Filipino Nationalism
By Richard Rivera
The middle 18th century in the Philippines was a period of perpetual destabilization. The islands are slowly being reconfigured—both physically and in socio-economic terms. On the surface, geophysical forces are
The Spanish Period (1565- 1898)
It is an accepted belief that the Spanish colonization of the Philippinesstarted in 1565 during the time of Miguel Lopez de Legazpi the first Spanish governor-general in the Philippines. Literature started to flourish during his
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 Mind
Literature expresses the feelings of the people to the society to the government
Literature – as a faithful reproduction of man’s manifold experiences blended into one harmonious expression.
Literature can be said to be the story of man’s loves griefs, thoughts, dreams and aspirations coache
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
American Influences can still be seen in the country's system of education, literature, art, architecture, science, industry, home, food, clothes, religion, pastimes, music and dances. Filipinos took education seriously which resulted to the high social status of some Filipinos. The Filipinos learne
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
More than two thousand years ago, the Roman poet Horace claimed that literature is "sweet" and "useful." Since then, literature has been traditionally understood, at least in Western cultures, as having the dual purpose of entertaining and educatin
The Pre-Spanish Period
Long before the Spaniards and other foreigners landed or set foot on Philippine 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
Chapter 5 STRUGGLE FOR RIGHTS
1. Revolt of Lakandula and Soliman (1574)
Lakandula and Soliman decided to rise in arms. They proclaimed their revolt and gathered in Navotas.
Cause: Lavezaris’s reversal of Legazpi’s policy of excempting the native rulers from tributes