• Education
    Education in the Philippines Education in the Philippines is based on the education system of the United States, with some variations. Generally, compulsory elementary education runs for 6 years, while secondary education takes 4 years. After high school there are vocational courses or colleges which...
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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, writing...
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  • Waathelasand
    LITERATURE UNDER U.S. COLONIALISM (1898-1945) Revolution of 1896 – taga-bayan-taga-bukid polarization (def.: division of a group into factions Tejeros Convention * Taga-bayan – ilustrados of Cavite who wrested from Bonifacio; masses the leadership of the revolution * Education – requirement...
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  • 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...
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  • The Baranggay in Ancient Tmes
    in the Philippines in the 16th century, the Barangays were well-organized independent villages - and in some cases, cosmopolitan sovereign principalities, which functioned much like a city-state. The Barangay was the dominant organizational pattern among indigenous communities in the Philippine archipelago...
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  • Aaaaaaaaaaa
    Domain 3: Literary and Cultural Texts and Traditions “Literature is my Utopia. Here I am not disenfranchised. No barrier of the senses shuts me out from the sweet, gracious discourses of my book friends. They talk to me without embarrassment”. ~ Helen Keller ~ INTERACTIVE TABLE OF CONTENTS ...
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  • Overview of the Phil. Culture
    AN OVERVIEW OF PHILIPPINE CULTURE Introduction Before the coming of the Spaniards the Filipinos had a civilization of their own. The various aspects of this civilization doubtless came partly from the Malays who settled in the country and partly from a response to the new environment...
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  • Protacio Rizal
    SIGNIFICANCE OF THE STUDY Dr. Jose Rizal has been known for so many decades for being a martyr and for his love in his country that brought him to be the Philippine National Hero among the other heroes who also died for the country. But as the researches and studies of Rizal’s life go deeper, lot of controversies...
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  • Understanding Literature
    Understanding Literature By Fidel Fajardo-Acosta 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 educating...
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  • American Literary Periods
    Education became a very important issue for the United States colonial government, since it allowed it to spread their cultural values, particularly the English language, to the Filipino people.[2] Every child from age 7 was required to register in schools located in their own town or province. The...
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  • Study Guide in Lit.
    Literary Genres in the Philippine Era Pre-Colonial Times Legends- talks about the origin of a thing, place, location, or name. Folk tales- stories about life, adventure, love, horror and humor when one can derive lessons about life. Epics- long narrative poems in which a series of heroic achievements...
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  • Evolution of Fashion
    Fashion in the Philippines I. BACKGROUND OF THE STUDY As you know, the Philippines had undergone a lot in the past generations. It was conquered by the Spaniards, Americans and Japanese. The researcher wants to know how these invasions influenced the fashion trend of the Filipinos during those times...
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  • In my car
    social, economic and cultural aspects of the Filipinos. They are actually the ‘real conquistadors’ during the Spanish times. The Advent of Frailocracy. When the Legazpi expedition reached the Philippines in 1565, the Augustinian missionaries also began to make its presence. Other religious orders followed...
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  • Spaniards Colonization
    Discussion of Spaniards Colonization In the 16th century, Ferdinand Magellan, captain of the first expedition to circumnavigate the world, came to the Philippines. Magellan landed in an island recently called Limasawa and he introduced Christianity to the native people in the island. Many years later, other expeditions followed...
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  • Haha
    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...
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  • Hpai
    PAIPrehistoric The pre-Hispanic Filipinos wrote on many different materials; leaves, palm fronds, tree bark and fruit rinds, but the most common material was bamboo. The writing tools or panulat were the points of daggers or small pieces of iron. Among the manuscripts in Charles R. Boxer's collection...
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  • History
    visitors to the Philippines remark that Filipinos openly tolerate and/or accept homosexuality, they invariably have in mind effeminate, cross dressing men (bakla) swishing down streets and squealing on television programs with flaming impunity. This is sadly misinformed. To equate Philippine society’s tolerance...
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  • Development of Dance and Music in the Philippines
    Development of Philippine Literature According to Atienza, Ramos, Salazar and Nazal in their book Panitikang Pilipino, “true literature is a piece of written work which is undying. It expresses the feelings and emotions of people in response to his everyday efforts to live, to be happy in his environment...
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  • The Novels of Jose Rizal
    contrary, his explicit statements never ceased to sustain the hope that Spain would allow the Philippines the freedom and means to develop its intellectual and material resources within a colonial partnership. A Philippine revolution, in Rizal's view, would be unsuccessful and yet inevitable, should Spain continue...
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  • You Make Me Feel Perfect
    ------------------------------------------------- Ethnic groups in the Philippines The Philippine islands are inhabited by a number of different ethnic groups. The majority of the population is composed of ethnolinguistic groups whose languages are Austronesian also known as Malayo-Polynesian in origin...
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