• Philippine Literature During Japanese Period
    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 firs
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  • 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
    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
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  • 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 af
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  • 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, writ
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  • Philippine Literature Part I
    Philippine Literature Part I – The Historical Background of Philippine Literature   Chapter 1 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
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  • Philippine Literature
    Sonnet to a Pilgrim SoulBy Santiago B. VillafaniaWhen the sun gilds the sky in the morning And deep darkness makes a noble retreat O hear the music in the air fleeting For you can never recapture the beatWhen the morning spreads her warm golden wings And the sapphire sky is wordlessly deep Look yond
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  • Philippine Literature
    Philippine Literature Part I – The Historical Background of Philippine Literature Chapter 1 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 by various writers
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  • 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
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  • 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. St
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  • History of Philippine Literature
    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. During the Comm
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  • 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
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  • Philippine Literature
    x1.)October 2009 Bureau of East Asian and Pacific Affairs Beach in Cebu Province, Philippines, April 23, 2006. [© AP Images] PROFILE OFFICIAL NAME: Republic of the Philippines Geography Area: 300,000 sq. km. (117,187 sq. mi.). Major cities (2007 estimate): Capital--Manila (pop. 11.55 mi
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  • 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:
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  • 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 lan
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  • 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, a
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  • 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 wa
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  • 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 firs
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  • Japanese Period
    JAPANESE PERIOD (1941-1945) During the Japanese period, Filipinos undergo in the Puppet Government ruled by the Japanese. Puppet Government is a said to be a republic that has no power to control itself and controlled by the foreign power instead. As a President of this republic, Japanese appoint
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  • 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 langu
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  • 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 tra
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