• Hell
    monkey seems to be a favorite.  Outstanding in folklore is the tale of Juan Osong, counterpart of the Tagalog Juan Tamad.  Bicol's creation myths trace the beginning of the universe and man and woman.  There is a characteristic dichotomy between the divine and the human, and afrequent use of the...
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  • Jose
    Juan Osong There is a story from the olden days about Juan Pusong. Juan Pusong was a watcher of· cows. The cows were in a corral along the beach. One day Pusong went to the corral to inspect the cows. What he did was to cut off the tails of all the cows and bury them in the ground so only...
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  • Forever
    in our town when I was growing up. You had to be a good cheat or nothing at all. Every boy and girl grew up with the desire to cheat or to tell a lie. It was a part of our education into life. 458 PHILIPPINE STUDIES His brother Osong had become a sort of middleman between the American...
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  • Juan Osong Play
    JUAN OSONG (Bicol Literature – Folktale) The mayor of the town where Juan Osong lived once ordered the town crier to announce a new ordinance that no one should be found walking in the street by ten o’clock at night. But as Juan was still in the street by ten o’clock, he crawled. He was seen by...
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  • Philippine Literature
    ; • Villa’s Footnote to Youth: Tales of the Philippines and Others (1933); • "The Wound and the Scar" (1937) by Arturo Rotor, a collection of stories; • "Winds of April" (1940) by N. V. M. Gonzalez; • "His Native Soil" (1941) by Juan C. Laya; • Manuel Arguilla’s "How My Brother Leon Brought Home a...
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  • The Literary History of the Philippines: a Timeline
    adjectives. Or his personality can be shown through scenes that demonstrate his behavior and reaction to situations and people around him. Philippine literature today Philippine short stories tend to tell rather than show. Perhaps, this is a national preference. Maybe Filipino readers want...
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  • Phil .Literature
    , Fernando Maria Guerrero. Jose Garcia Villa himself wrote several short stories but devoted most of his time to poetry.         In 1936, when the Philippine Writers League was organized, Filipino writers in English began discussing the value of literature in society. Initiated and led by Salvador P...
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  • The American Era
    . * Leon Pichay: known as the best Bukanegero (from Bukaneg). Also a poet, novelist, short story writer, dramatist and essayist. * Literature of the Kapampangans (Pampango Literature) * Juan Crisostomo Soto: (Father of Kapampangan Literature). The word CRISOTAN (meaning Balagtasan...
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  • American Regime - Philippine Literature
    ” - Balagtasan Claro Caluya Prince of Ilocano poets Poet and Novelist Leon Pichay Best Bukanegero Poet, novelist, short story writer, dramatist and essayist PAMPANGO LITERATURE Juan Crisostomo Soto Father of Kapampangan Literature “Crisotan” - Balagtasan Aurelio Tolentino Ngapon, Ngeni...
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  • The Japanese Era
    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 Filipino. Juan Laya, who uses to write in English, turned to Filipino...
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  • American Literary Periods
    class. It was this educated class that would be the wellspring of a vibrant Philippine Literature in English.         Philippine literature in English, as a direct result of American colonization of the country, could not escape being imitative of American models of writing especially during its...
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  • Philippine Literature Today: a View from Afar by H.O. Santos
    ET me begin by telling you about my background and what I did to learn about Philippine literature. This will give you an idea of how my impressions may have come about. I started writing fiction about four years ago. Prior to that, I had read very few short stories, and only a handful of them...
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  • Brick by Brick
    Lit 1: Literatures of the Philippines Description: This course is a study of Philippine literature in Spanish (written by Filipinos), English, Filipino and other regional languages. CREDIT: 3 UNITS PREREQUISITE: NONE RGEP CLUSTER: DIVISION/COLLEGE THAT OFFERS THE COURSE: DIVISION OF...
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  • Draft
    Gumban s. Magdalena Jalandoni Two collections of Tagalog stories published during this period were Mga Kuwentong Ginto (1936) by Alejandro Abadilla and Clodualdo del Mundo and 50 Kuwentong Ginto ng 50 Batikang Kuwentista (1939) by Pedrito Reyes. 3. Philippine Literature in English...
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  • the woman who had two navels
    de Manila. Joaquin was conferred the rank and title of National Artist of the Philippines for Literature. Born: May 4, 1917, Paco, Manila, Philippines Died: April 29, 2004, San Juan, Metro Manila, Philippines Books: The Woman Who Had Two Navels, Cave and Shadows,Reportage on the Marcoses...
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  • Japanese Period
    Zulueta da Costa (Poetry) 2. HOW MY BROTHER LEON BROU`GTH HOME A WIFE –by Manuel E. Arguilla (Short Story) 3. LITERATURE AND SOCIETY –by Salvador P. Lopez (Essay) 4. HIS NATIVE SOIL –by Juan Laya (Novel) President Manuel L. Quezon’s autobiography THE GOOD FIGHT was published posthumously. Radio...
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  • Ang aking
    Brewrats episodes/Exclusives. Home The Brewrats ... Labels: tado in eat bulaga sa pula sa puti. Artigos Relacionados:. Philippine contemporary literature - SlideShare www.slideshare.net/thelma_villaflores/philippine-contemporary-literature‎ Oct 3, 2012 - Sa mga Kuko ng Liwanag  Minsa'y...
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  • Japanese Period
    . Arguilla (Short Story) 3. LITERATURE AND SOCIETY - by Salvador P. Lopez (Essay) 4. HIS NATIVE SOIL - by Juan Laya (Novel) President Manuel L. Quezon’s autobiography THE GOOD FIGHT was published posthumously. Radio broadcasts echoed the mingled fear and doubts in the hearts of the people...
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  • Ok Lang
    the Japanese period, Filipino Drama during the Japanese period, the Filipino Short Story during the Japanese period, and Philippine Literature in English for the year 1941 to 1945. Also included in each topic are the popular literary pieces and their corresponding authors. CHAPTER 2. REVIEW...
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  • About Nick Joaquin
    Artist of the Philippines for Literature. He is considered the most important Filipino writer in English, and the third most important overall, after José Rizal and Claro M. Recto. Biograph Early life and education Joaquin was born in Paco, Manila, one of ten children of Leocadio...
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