"Historical Background Of Philippine Literature" Essays and Research Papers

  • Historical Background Of Philippine Literature

    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

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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

  • Literature Background

    Literature Background Ecotourism is a relatively new concept, and it is still often misunderstood or misused. Some people have abused the term to attract conservation conscious travellers to what, in reality, are simply nature tourism programs which may cause negative environmental and social impacts. While the term was first heard in the 1980s, the first broadly accepted definition, and one which continues to be a valid “nutshell” definition was established by The (International) Ecotourism Society...

    Bohol, Ecotourism, Mexico 1368  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

    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

  • philippine literature

    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, poems and marathon chants existed in most ethnolinguistic groups...

    Colonialism, Culture, Fiction 1574  Words | 7  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 (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

  • 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

      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

  • 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

  • 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

  • Literary Background. African Literature 

    Literary Background  African Literature         Despite the ignorance of most so called "literati" to the domain of African literature, African literature in fact is one of the main currents of world literature, stretching continuously and directly back to ancient history. Achebe did not "invent" African Literature, because he himself was inundated with it as an African. He simply made more people aware of it. The Beginnings of African Literature     The first African literature is circa...

    Africa, African literature, Chinua Achebe 1190  Words | 4  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

  • 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

  • The Italian Renaissance in Its Historical Background

    | THE ITALIAN RENAISSANCE IN ITS HISTORICAL BACKGROUND | By: DENYS HAY | | | 5/13/2009 | | European History to the 1500 THE ITALIAN RENAISSANCE IN ITS HISTORICAL BACKGROUND By: DENYS HAY Professor of Medieval History University of Edinburgh The Italian Renaissance took place in Europe around 1600 AD between Medieval and Early Modern Europe. The word renaissance (Rinascimento in Italian) means...

    Europe, Florence, Italy 1006  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

  • 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

  • Historical Sites to Visit in Philippines

    Baler 2. Bataan “History Hub of Central Luzon” - Balanga 3. Bulacan “Land of Heroes” - Malolos 4. Nueva Ecija “Rice Bowl of the Philippines” - Palayan 5. Pampanga “Culinary Center of the Philippines” - San Fernando 6. Tarlac “Melting Pot of Central Luzon” - Tarlac City 7. Zambales “Wreck Diving Capital of the Philippines” - Iba BATAAN DAMBANA NG KAGITINGAN Also called the “Shrine of Valor”, this structure consists of a giant cross on top of Mt. Samat, in an...

    Bulacan, Central Luzon, Luzon 1159  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...

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

  • 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

    length of a novel is highly undecided due to the numerous characters and situations included in it. In short, a novel is a comprehensive narrative on a large scale, in particular. Just like short stories, novels, too, have known to exist ever since literature came into existence. Amongst all the prose kinds, the novel dominates the industry, both in terms of quality and quantity. However, considering its quantity, its only rival is the magazine short story. Fable is a short allegorical tale emphasizing...

    Fable, Meter, Poetic form 1416  Words | 5  Pages

  • The Historical Events in the Philippines

    The historical events in the Philippines History: Return of democracy (1987 to present year) 1987 • In a bid to fully restore the democratic form of government, President Corazon Aquino appointed 48 members of the constitutional convention that drafted a new constitution restoring the presidential form of government and abolishing the Batasang Pambansa. The 1987 Constitution replaced the 1973 Constitution which was amended twice in 1981 and 1984. • The Reform the AFP Movement (RAM) led by...

    Corazon Aquino, Esmael Mangudadatu, Ferdinand Marcos 1435  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

  • historical sites in philippines

    Spanish conquistador, Miguel López de Legazpi for the new established city of Manila in the Philippines. The defense fortress is part of the structures of the walled city of Manila referred to as Intramuros ("within the walls"). The fort is one of the most important historical sites in Manila. Several lives were lost in its prisons during the Spanish Colonial Period and World War II. José Rizal, the Philippine national hero, was imprisoned here before his execution in 1896. The Rizal Shrine museum...

    Fort Santiago, Fortification, Intramuros 1329  Words | 4  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

  • Essays on Literature

    1. How does societal condition 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...

    José Rizal, Katipunan, Literature 1576  Words | 5  Pages

  • Historical Background of Jute Industry

    Jute – Historical Background of one of the oldest Industries For centuries, jute has been an integral part of Bengali, which is shared by both Bangladesh and West Bengal of India. In the 19th and early 20th centuries, much of raw jute fibre of Bengal were exported to the United Kingdom, where it was then processed in mills concentrated in Dundee (“jute weaver” was a recognized trade occupation in the 1901 UK census), but this trade had largely ceased about by about 1970 due to the entrance of...

    Bangladesh, Bengal, Bengali language 1103  Words | 4  Pages

  • PHILIPPINES

    TOURISM BACKGROUND Tourism is a major contributor to the economy of the Philippines, contributing 5.9% to the Philippine GDP in 2011. The country's rich biodiversity is the main tourist attraction of the Philippines. Its beaches, mountains, rainforests, islands and diving spots are among the country's most popular tourist destinations. The country's rich historical and cultural heritage is also one of the attractions of the Philippines. The Philippine tourism industry flourished in the 1970s and...

    Congress of the Philippines, Constitution of the Philippines, Corazon Aquino 985  Words | 3  Pages

  • Introduction and Historical Background of Rorschach

    Introduction and Historical Background of Hermann Rorschach and The Rorschach Inkblot Test Prepared by: Rafael Matthew T. Aspiras CAS – 06 – 501A Picture yourself and a friend relaxing in a grassy meadow on a warm summer's day. The blue sky above is broken only by a few white puffy clouds. Pointing to one of the clouds, you say to your friend, "Look! That cloud looks like a woman in a wedding dress with a long veil." To this your friend replies, " There? I don't see that. To me, that cloud is...

    Clinical psychology, Hermann Rorschach, Holtzman Inkblot Test 1343  Words | 3  Pages

  • Historical Background of Ancient Greece

    | |Historical Background |Beliefs |Religious Practice | |Latter Day Saints |Founded by Joseph Smith. He |1.Belief in modern-day |1. Families are encouraged to meet weekly for| | |began receiving visions at age |revelation through prophets, |prayer, gospel instruction, family planning, | | |14, in 1820, in which he...

    Baptist, Charles Taze Russell, Christianity 532  Words | 3  Pages

  • Estee Lauder Historical Background

    ESTEE LAUDER HISTORICAL BACKGROUND Even those who aren’t experts in the field of cosmetics & fragrances recognize this most prominent and respected name. But the Company Estee Lauder, originally started by the fiercely ambitious ninth child in a Jewish immigrant family in Corona, Queens, New York, is today a household word to all whether or not they are involved in the field of cosmetics and fragrances. Estee Lauder, born Josephine Ester Mentzer, is a somewhat mysterious figure in that...

    Department store, Estée Lauder Companies, Fortune 899  Words | 3  Pages

  • Development of Philippine Literature

    romance (awit and corrido) * Pasion * Cenaculo * Moro-moro * Carillo (shadow play) * Tibag * Zarzuela * Florante at Laura by Francisco Baltazar PROPAGANDA AND THE REVOLUTIONARY PERIOD *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...

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

  • Brief Historical Background of Psychology

    Brief Historical Background of psychology psychology has brief history as an scientific discipline though it has been studied since ancient time under the faculty of philosophy. the word psychology was derived from Greek word 'psyche' and 'logos' literal meaning of which was 'soul' and 'study' respectively. The definition of psychology had ever been in the process of change since then. the development of psychology can broadly be traced into four periods: Ancient Greekperiod, per-modern period...

    Cognition, Cognitive science, Mind 1092  Words | 4  Pages

  • Historical Perspective: Philippines Educational System

    Philippine Educational System: Historical Perspective | | The present educational system of the Philippines is the result of a long process of educational evolution.  A.     Pre-Spanish Period During the pre-Spanish period, education was informal. It means that there was no overruling agency that governs the educational system.         The child is taught at home by the parents or by some tribal tutor.        The practice of  apprenticeship, whereby a person usually learns some occupational...

    Education, Gymnasium, Higher education 773  Words | 3  Pages

  • Literature: Provinces of the Philippines and Epic Poetry

    Information about cordillera autonomous region The Cordillera Administrative Region (CAR) is a region in the Philippines composed of the provinces of Abra, Apayao, Benguet, Ifugao, Kalinga and Mountain Province, as well as Baguio City, the regional center. The Cordillera Administrative Region encompasses most of the areas within the Cordillera Central mountains of Luzon, the largest mountain range in the country. It is the country's only land-locked region. The region is home to numerous indigenous...

    Baguio City, Bicol Region, Cagayan Valley 1972  Words | 6  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

  • Historical and Personal Background of the Divine Comedy

    Historical and Personal Background of the Divine Comedy By Joseph Crane Version 1.0 May 2012© This essay is to accompany Between Fortune and Providence: Astrology and the Universe in Dante’s Divine Comedy. What follows is the overview and timeline I wish I had when I first started reading the Divine Comedy. Many commentaries of the Divine Comedy give background historical information, usually consisting of a general introduction and brief explanations when specific characters and events...

    Divine Comedy, Feudalism, Holy Roman Emperor 761  Words | 3  Pages

  • The Historical Background and Development of Human Rights

    HRV1601: Human Rights, Values and Social Transformation Semester 01/ Assignment 01 The Historical Background and Development of Human Rights Table of Contents 1) Introduction 2) The Development of Human Rights 3) Historical Documents of Human Rights 3.1) The English Bill of Rights (1689) 3.2) The American War of Independence (1775-1783) 4) Developing and Maintaining a Human Rights Culture in...

    Africa, African Union, Human rights 1118  Words | 7  Pages

  • Reviewer in Philippine History

    PHILIPPINE HISTORY Chapter 1: The Foundations of History Why study history? To learn about our past To understand the present To appreciate our heritage in a broad perspective To acquire a background for critical thinking The meaning of history Yesterday of mankind Record of the past The story of all Filipinos Historical forces ~ Geography ~ Economy ~ Politics ~ Education ~ Religion ~Humanities ~ Wars ~ Civilization History Defined ( There are two types of Historical epoch: ) ...

    Ferdinand Magellan, History, Land bridge 1300  Words | 6  Pages

  • Should a Piece of Literature Be Judged on Its Literary Merits Alone, Regardless of Its Historical Context?

    continually and widely argued by critics of literature whether a book should be based on its literary merits alone, or if only certain aspects, such as history, regarding its writing should be relevant. The relationship between history and literary work is often questioned. There are four main models that have been devised to explain this. The first regards a piece literary work as universal and belonging to no time period. The model states that historical context has no significance in literary texts...

    Anthropology, Culture, History 1207  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

  • 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

  • The Historical Background of Hong Kong Insurance

    The Historical Background of Hong Kong Insurance Industry Insurance is one of the oldest industries in Hong Kong. And it has a significant role in the economic development of Hong Kong. The history of insurance can separated for five periods. And the following will show the details of this five periods. Period 1 – From 1841 until to start of the Japanese Occupation in 1941 During this period, insurance much like banking and shipping become an important department in most foreign firm then investing...

    Economic development, Economics, Financial services 883  Words | 3  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

  • 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

  • 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

  • THE LITERATURE OF CENTRAL LUZON

    THE LITERATURE OF CENTRAL LUZON  REGION 3 BACKGROUND   Political Map GEOGRAPHICAL LOCATION   Central Luzon occupies the central portion of the island of Luzon and is strategically located between Northern Luzon and National Capital Region. It is landlocked by Pangasinan and Nueva Vizcaya on the north; Metro Manila, Cavite and Rizal on the south; Aurora and Dingalan Bay on the east and Palauig Bay and Subic Bay on the west. It is bestowed with a combination of towering mountains, extinct...

    Bulacan, Central Luzon, Luzon 789  Words | 24  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

  • Philippines

    Gonzales, N. V. M. (1998). Philippines. Paris: SOS Incorporated. Hicks, N. (1999). This is the Philippines. London: New Holland Publisher Ltd. Hicks, N. (2002). The magic of the Philippines. London: New Holland Ltd. Insight Guides. (2005). Singapore: APA Publications. Laya, J. & Castaneda, L. (1996). Prusisyon. Philippines: St. Pauls Press. Loop, H. & Carpentier, D. (2008). Central Philippines. Cebu: PDP Digital Inc. Yuson, A. (2003). The Philippines. Singapore: Tuttle Publishing...

    Filipino people, Philippines 777  Words | 4  Pages

  • Philippine Literature in the Enlightenment 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 Rites and Ceremonials The early Filipinos had...

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  • Philippine Literature

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  • Philippine Territory Island

     Sabah Spratly’s Island Calayan Group of Islands I. Historical Background Under a treaty entered into with the sultans of Sulu and Maguindanao in 1640, the Spaniards recognized the independence of the two sultanates. Thus, the Sulu sultan later became the sovereign ruler of Sabah. The Spratly Islands consist of more than 100 small islands or reefs. They are surrounded by rich fishing grounds and potentially by gas and oil deposits. They are claimed in their entirety by China, Taiwan, and...

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  • Cebu Literature

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