"Juan Osong Story Philippine Literature" Essays and Research Papers

  • Juan Osong Story Philippine Literature

    Juan Osong Once upon a time there was a couple which was at first childless. The father was very anxious to have a son to inherit his property: so he went to the church daily, and prayed God to give him a child, but in vain. One day, in his great disappointment, the man exclaimed without thinking, “O great God! Let me have a son, even if it is in the form of a monkey!” and only a few days later his wife gave birth to a monkey. The father was so much mortified that he wanted to kill his son; but...

    2006 singles, 2007 singles, Columbia Records albums 1610  Words | 3  Pages

  • 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 the policeman who asked him, “Why are you still here? Don’t you know that it is prohibited for townspeople to walk down these streets after ten? “ Juan answered, “Yes sir, I know, but as you can see, I am...

    English-language films, Mayors, Municipality 1187  Words | 4  Pages

  • Juan Osong

    Juan Wearing a Monkey’s Skin This Filipino story was recorded in English based on a Kapampangan (Pampango, from the province of Pampanga) version in the early 20th century. There is also a Bicolano (Bikulano, from Bicol) version of this story. Once upon a time there was a couple which was at first childless. The father was very anxious to have a son to inherit his property: so he went to the church daily, and prayed God to give him a child, but in vain. One day, in his great disappointment...

    Family, Husband, Marriage 1659  Words | 5  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

  • 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

    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

    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

    ------------------------------------------------- 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 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

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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

    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 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

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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

    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

  • Philippine Literature Today: A View from Afar by H.O. Santos

    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 were Philippine stories. I read novels because they were easier to obtain. In any library or bookstore you will find only one book of short stories for every hundred or so novels. And because I have lived the major part of my life outside the Philippines, I wasn’t familiar...

    Fiction, Filipino American, Filipino language 2473  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

    3. I. THE AMERICAN PERIOD (1898-1941) ... A. Period of Re-orientation ( 1898-1910) Air Castles by Juan F. Salazar B. Period of Imitation (1911-1925) The Sea by Natividad Marquez C. Period of Self-Discovery and Growth (1925-1941) POETRY - 1896 by Aurelio Alvero - To a Lost One by Angela Manalang Gloria - Prayer of a Student by Tarrosa Subido SHORT STORY - Dead Stars by Paz Marquez Benitez ESSAYS - The Making of a Writer by Salvador P. Lopez PLAYS - Shadows and Solitude by Claro M...

    American people of Filipino descent, Filipino writers, Short story 270  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 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 literaturestories of ancient Philippine mythology include...

    Comparative mythology, Cryptozoology, God 1308  Words | 17  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

  • 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

    Different kinds of Prose Short story is a prose narrative of limited length. It generally includes descriptions, dialogues, and commentaries. However, one characteristic that distinguishes a short 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...

    Fable, Meter, Poetic form 1416  Words | 5  Pages

  • Juan Osong

    Paper in JUAN osong   Juan Wearing a Monkey’s Skin   This Filipino story was recorded in English based on a Kapampangan (Pampango, from the province of Pampanga) version in the early 20th century. There is also a Bicolano (Bikulano, from Bicol) version of this story.  Once upon a time there was a couple which was at first childless. The father was very anxiousto have a son to inherit his property: so he went to the church daily, and prayed God to give hima child, but in vain. One day, in his...

    2005 Cannes Film Festival, 20th century, Family 549  Words | 5  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

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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

  • Biag Ni Lam Ang Story

    SHORT STORY: BIAG NI LAM-ANG (THE LIFE OF LAM-ANG) AUTHOR Pedro Bukaneg:Father of Ilokano Literature Pedro Bukaneg is one of the colorful figures in the history of the Philippines, particularly in the annals of Samtoy (ancient name of Ilocos, or Ylukon to the neighboring regions). From meager written sources and abundant oral traditions, biographers are able to weave the elusive strands of his life and remarkable achievements. They rhapsodized him as the first Ilokano man-ofletters. As Bukaneg...

    Biag ni Lam-ang, Don Juan, Epic poetry 547  Words | 12  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

  • National Museum Review (Philippines)

    is like a trophy to all Filipinos, a triumphant trophy of strong and vigorous mark of an extraordinary history, this is the National Museum of the Philippines. When I was in grade school and high school, I’ve been to the National Museum for several times already, because of our Field Trip. Thus, I am so happy and excited when our Professor in Philippine History told us that one of our requirements is to visit National Museum and be able to pass a reflection about the Museum, because it’s about time...

    Emilio Aguinaldo, Filipino mestizo, Filipino people 1223  Words | 4  Pages

  • Literature

    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 was similar to...

    Folk, Folklore, Mythology 604  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

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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

  • American Regime - Philippine Literature

    Emilio Aguinaldo-the first president of the Philippine Republic Fil-American was resulted in the defeat of Gen. Miguel Malvar in 1903 The Peace Movements started a early as 1900 3 Popular Newspapers 1. EL NUEVO DIA (The New Day) – Sergio Osmeña 2. EL GRITO DEL PUEBLO (The Call of the Nation) – Pascual Poblete 3. EL RENACIMIENTO (The Rebirth) – Rafael Palma PLAYS: 1. KAHAPON, NGAYON AT BUKAS – Aurelio Tolentino 2. TANIKALANG GINTO – Juan Abad 3. MALAYA – Tomas Remigio 4. WALANG SUGAT...

    Filipino writers, Florante at Laura, Manila 1176  Words | 3  Pages

  • Juan Osong

    Macapagal | | 9th President of the Philippines | In office December 30, 1961 – December 30, 1965 | Vice President | Emmanuel Pelaez | Preceded by | Carlos Garcia | Succeeded by | Ferdinand Marcos | 2nd President of the 1971 Philippine Constitutional Convention | In office June 14, 1971 – January 17, 1973 | President | Ferdinand Marcos | Preceded by | Carlos P. Garcia | Succeeded by | Position Abolished | 6th Vice President of the Philippines | In office December 30, 1957 – December...

    Diosdado Macapagal, Ferdinand Marcos, Gloria Macapagal-Arroyo 6470  Words | 19  Pages

  • Pina Colada Analysis - Philippine Literature

    Josevee Sapphire C. Dagdag Philippine Literature Piña Colada By H.O. Santos Setting The story took place in America and it seems the time frame is in the year where cellular phones and other high tech gadgets are not yet in fashion; more likely in the time of 80s to 90s. Characters Ben – an OFW for years. He is a gentleman, simple, generous and compassionate. Carol – a Filipina who went to America to find the man whom her going to marry. She’s a bit careless and curious (because it...

    A Little Bit, Debut albums, Filipino language 688  Words | 3  Pages

  • SHORT STORY (philippine literature)

    A short story is a brief work of literature, usually written in narrative prose. Emerging from earlier oral storytelling traditions in the 17th century, the short story has grown to encompass a body of work so diverse as to defy easy characterization. At its most prototypical the short story features a small cast of named characters, and focuses on a self-contained incident with the intent of evoking a "single effect" or mood. Elements of a Short Story SETTING -- The time and location in which...

    A Story, Guy de Maupassant, Short story 6565  Words | 18  Pages

  • Essay on Don Juan

    reading Don Juan is a delighting way to pass your evening. From the very first stanzas the reader will be giggling and keeping a smile that will only be eclipsed at knowing the extent of the poem, for Byron himself joked about long poems “... When poets say, ´I’ve written fifty rhymes,´/ They make you dread that they’ll recite them too.” (Don Juan, Lord Byron, Canto I, 108) Then, knowing that only Canto I (out of XVII cantos) has 222 stanzas... the reader may reconsider reading Don Juan and instead...

    Don Juan, Epic poetry, George Gordon Byron, 6th Baron Byron 1315  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...

    Ceremony, Courtship, Drama 569  Words | 4  Pages

  • Philippines Literature

    "The Philippine Literature now a days" The diversity and richness of Philippine literature evolved side by side with the country's history. 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 as traced in our folk stories, old plays and short stories. Our ancestors also had their own alphabet which was...

    Education, Genre, Immanuel Kant 356  Words | 2  Pages

  • Philippine Arts

    Painter”AKA Damian Gabor Domingo “Father of Filipino Painting” 1st Filipino to paint his face 1st self-portrait in the Philippines Academia de Dibujo y PinturaDate of Birth: 1796Birthplace: Tondo, Manila, PhilippinesYear of Death: 1834 * 3. La Sagrada Familia * 4. La Sagrada Familia Oil on Copper Sheet Measurements: 48.26(length) x 35 (width) cm Where it was made: Manila, Philippines Time Period: 19th Century; 1820’s to 1830’s Owner: Heirs of Luis Ongpin Museum: Ayala Miuseum * 5. La Sagrada...

    Emilio Aguinaldo, Filipino people, History of painting 2444  Words | 7  Pages

  • Comparing Literature, Story of an Hour & the Necklace

    EN102 XXXXXX 2009 Assignment XX 1: Write a 200 word response on why you picked the literature that you chose. This can be in first person and informal. I selected my choice of literature from the list rather quick because I leaped at the opportunity to once again write about the “Story of an Hour.” Of all the short stories that I have read in our book thus far, this story by far is the story that I enjoyed the most. I think this is because the ending took me a little by surprise,...

    Doctor of Philosophy, Greek loanwords, Guy de Maupassant 792  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

  • 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

  • Influences on Philippine Literature

    independence. Gen. Emilio Aguinaldo was elected the first President of the Philippine Republic but this was short-lived. The Fil.-American was resulted in the defeat of Gen. Miguel Malvar in 1903. The peace movements started as early as 1900. Many Filipinos started writing again and the nationalism of the people remained undaunted. Filipino writers went into all forms of literature like news, reporting, poetry, stories, plays, essays, and novels. Their writings clearly depicted their love...

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

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