"Philippine Metrical Tale" Essays and Research Papers

  • Philippine Metrical Tale

    Demographics The national population of the Philippines is approximately ninety million people. The national language of the Philippines is Filipino, which is also called Tagalog. English is also spoken and understood throughout the country. English is the language for commercial and legal transactions. The Philippines is the third largest English-speaking country in the world. The major religion of the Philippines is Roman Catholicism. The Philippines is divided into three different geographical...

    Filipino language, Filipino people, Jollibee 1057  Words | 4  Pages

  • PHILIPPINES

    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 early 1980s but...

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

  • Philippines

    Philippines * Known by many names in song and story. * Before Magellan’s arrival, Chinese traders called it “Mai” meaning “Land of Barbarians”. Pearl of the Orient Seas * The names which modern writers give. * The most romantic name of our country. * One of the beautiful land in the Far East. Philippines * Northernmost point: Y’Ami Isle 78 miles from Taiwan * Southernmost tip: Salvage Isle 34 miles from Borneo Philippines * An archipelago of 7, 107 islands. 2...

    Filipino language, Luzon, Manila 724  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

  • Philippines

    Philippines BUSN 105 10/14/2012 Amy Westbrook The Philippines is a cultural anomaly. Situated in the heart of South East Asia, the Philippines are quite unique among the nations situated around it. Being heavily influenced by Spain, Mexico, The United States and the Catholic Church add to its uniqueness. Inhabited by around 92 million people the culture of the Philippines is quite diverse. The majority are of ethnic Malay stock. However, unlike neighboring countries such as Malaysia...

    Asia, Catholic Church, Filipino people 1082  Words | 4  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

  • Philippines

    Tourism in the Philippines Tourism in the Philippines is a major economic contributor to the Philippine economy. The Philippines is an archipelagic country composed of 7,107 islands. It offers a rich biodiversity with its tropical rainforests, mountains, beaches, coral reefs, islands, and diverse range of flora and fauna, making it as one of the megadiverse countries in the world. In 2012, the country attracted 4,272,811 visitors. History Philippine tourism flourished in the 1970s and early...

    Cebu, Luzon, Manila 1435  Words | 6  Pages

  • The Philippines

    Flag of Philippines There are three fields on the Philippine flag. The white equilateral triangle is on the hoist side, a band of blue at the top, and a band of red at the bottom. An eight rayed yellow sun at the center of the triangle. A small five pointed star is located at each corner of the triangle. General Emilio Aguinaldo, who the first President of the Philippines and a leader in the revolution against Spanish rule for Philippine, designed the Philippine flag. He did this while in exile...

    Emilio Aguinaldo, Luzon, Manila 2038  Words | 7  Pages

  • The Philippines

    Philippines: No Other Place But Up The Philippines is considered one of the fastest growing economies in Southeast Asia. As of 21st century, the country is a member in several international organizations’ including the APEC, Association of South East Asian Nations (ASEAN) and World Trade Organization (WTO). In addition the Philippines also have a lot of trading partners and trade agreements. Though, the Philippines have suffered negative balance of trade for many years. In January of 2013, the...

    Corazon Aquino, Human Development Index, International trade 1478  Words | 4  Pages

  • Development of Philippine Literature

    and prayer books that are religious in nature * Marked by literary imitation * Fanciful but lacked imagination *Plots were repetitious *Themes are trite *Characters were mere clichés *Forms: continuation of duplo and karagatan * Metrical 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...

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

  • Chapter 1 Philippine Lit.

    Chapter I 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 and contemporary traditions. It is not a secret that many Filipinos are unfamiliar with much of the country's...

    Emilio Aguinaldo, Filipino language, Filipino people 2206  Words | 6  Pages

  • Philippine 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 Love stories, Philippine (English) Mangyan...

    Emilio Aguinaldo, Filipino language, Filipino people 861  Words | 4  Pages

  • philippine literature

    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 that were passed on from generations to generations through word of mouth .  Literary...

    Colonialism, Culture, Fiction 1574  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

  • 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...

    Epic poetry, Fairy tale, Filipino language 1390  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

  • 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

    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 tale of “The Two Brothers” dated around 3200 BC. Novel is similar to a short story, a novel includes uncertain information since it centers on different types and possibilities. However, the length of a novel is highly undecided due to the numerous characters...

    Fable, Meter, Poetic form 1416  Words | 5  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...

    English language, Filipino language, Languages of the Philippines 1061  Words | 4  Pages

  • The Evolution of Philippine Literature

    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 and tradition of pre-Spanish Philippines. Stories...

    Andrés Bonifacio, Colonialism, José Rizal 807  Words | 3  Pages

  • Doctors Tale in Canterbury Tales

    My Preference of The Doctor’s Tale The tale that I selected to read was the astronomy practicing Physician. This story of love, in hatred and bigotry was extremely interesting to read however, on the same note the wording was tremendously derived in Middle English tone which made a few sections difficult to understand and comprehend. The non-bible reading doctor’s tale is interesting from beginning to end, he paints a vivid picture of all his characters and there attributes using immense direct...

    Augustine of Hippo, Doctor, Islam 1002  Words | 3  Pages

  • The Knights Tale and the Millers Tale

    The Knight's Tale, the story of two knights that fight for the love of a woman they do not know, and The Miller's Tales, the story of three men trying to win the heart of one woman, are two tales that share similar story lines and themes that include courtly love and chivalry. The themes in the two tales at times seem to be very satirical throughout the stories, especially The Miller's Tale; however, the presentations of the satirical themes in each story have a different approach from one another...

    Chivalry, Courtly love, Love 883  Words | 3  Pages

  • Canterbury Tales: the Franklin's Tale

    the General Prologue. His tale is told immediately after that of the Squire, who would have come from the social level just above that of the Franklin. The Squire's Tale is incomplete, so the words of the Franklin at the end cannot be seen as an interruption but as congratulations at the end of a tale well told. He clearly admires the Squire, and wishes that his own son had turned out to be as sophisticated. He proposes to tell a tale that is a "Breton lay"; rhymed tales of love and chivalry, often...

    Chivalry, Courtly love, English-language films 1204  Words | 3  Pages

  • Senate of the Philippines and Philippine Government

    government agencies and Political leaders in the Philippines | 1/29/2011 | Different Government Agencies * The Civil Service Commission of the Philippines (CSC) is a government agency which deals with civil service matters and conflict resolution. It is tasked with the responsibility of overseeing the integrity of government actions and processes. The commission was originally founded in 1900 through Act No. 5 of the Philippine Commission and was solidified as a bureau in 1905....

    Administrative law, Benigno Aquino, Jr., Corazon Aquino 837  Words | 4  Pages

  • On a Philippine Parliament

    in order to prevent anyone from gaining too much power. In effect, they say that the presidential system we have right now is just fine. In reality, there have been few objective discussions regarding this topic. As a result, the citizens of the Philippines are left in the dark as to what the real pros and cons of a parliament are. Shifting to a parliamentary system might not be the best move at this time because of the flaws of a parliament, the political nature of the country and the character of...

    Canada, Head of state, Parliament 2565  Words | 7  Pages

  • Philippines and Short Stories

    Anthem of the Philippines was composed. 10. The Noli Me Tangere and its sequel El Filibusterismo were published. Spanish Period (1565-1898) 1. Literature started to flourish. 2. Formation of different classes of society arises. 3. Spaniards have exerted a strong influence on Philippine literature. 4. There are books created that give doctrine and influence more to the Filipinos. 5. Literary compositions are made. 6. Folksongs became widespread in the Philippines. 7. There...

    Emilio Aguinaldo, Filipino language, Katipunan 795  Words | 3  Pages

  • The Tale Tale Heart

    The Tell Tale Heart by Edgar Allan Poe Edgar Allan Poe was an American writer, poet, editor and literary critic, considered part of the American Romantic Movement. Best known for his tales of mystery and the macabre, Poe was one of the earliest American practitioners of the short story and is considered the inventor of the detective-fiction genre. He is further credited with contributing to the emerging genre of science fiction. He was the first well-known American writer to try to earn a living...

    Edgar Allan Poe, Fiction, Romanticism 1263  Words | 3  Pages

  • Canterbury Tale(the Man of Law's Tale)

    THE CANTERBURY TALES (The Man of Law's Tale)  The Man of Law's Tale (also called The Lawyer's Tale) is the fifth of the Canterbury Tales by Geoffrey Chaucer, written around 1387. ------------------------------------------------- Summary The Man of Law, also known as The Sergeant at Law, tells a Romance tale of a Christian princess named Custance (the modern form would be Constance) who is betrothed to the Syrian Sultan on condition that he convert to Christianity. The Sultan's mother connives...

    Geoffrey Chaucer, John Gower, Middle English 761  Words | 3  Pages

  • Canterbury Tales

    Essay Test In The Canterbury Tales, by Geoffrey Chaucer, each character, such as the Pardoner, Wife of Bath, and the Franklin, epitomizes their spirit and reputation through the tales they tell. The Pardoner uses his tale as a gimmick to make money, because he is a greedy man. The way his tale illustrates each sin, every listener can relate to the three brothers and feel their guilt. The Wife of Bath’s Tale expresses her own values in the way the Knight is given a second chance after raping the...

    Gender, Geoffrey Chaucer, Marriage 1291  Words | 3  Pages

  • Fairy Tales

    I believe that reading fairy tales to children could be one of the most influential things in the upbringing of a child, although I know there is an opposing side to this matter. Through reading these fairy tales that have been passed down to our families from one generation to the next, I believe that these stories have helped to teach children how to explore their imagination, always tell the truth, and to know right from wrong. Over the past few decades there have been conflicts over the...

    Children's literature, Fable, Fairy 1005  Words | 3  Pages

  • Fairy Tales

    14 Jan 2004 Page 1 of 3 Scholars say fairy tales stress beauty BY ERIN HANAFY ASSOCIATED PRESS January 14, 2004 Fairy tales offer children a fantasy world of magic, romance and adventure where pumpkins are transformed into crystal coaches and a kiss from a handsome prince can bring a young girl back to life. But tales like "Cinderella," "Sleeping Beauty" and "Snow White" are also sending strong messages about the importance of having a beautiful appearance, according to a study by Purdue University...

    Brothers Grimm, Fairy tale, Giambattista Basile 1011  Words | 3  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

  • Canterbury Tales

    Literature November 9, 2012 Revenge is Sweet – Affairs are Sour The Reeve’s and Miller’s Tale contradict each other in many ways towards the characters ambitions and personalities. The Miller and Reeve try to get revenge on each other by insulting one another through these parables. The main themes in these stories are as follows: jealousy, revenge, and trickery. Jealousy is shown in the Reeve’s Tale because the scholars and the miller try to get even with each other throughout the entire story...

    Contradiction, Geoffrey Chaucer, Love 770  Words | 3  Pages

  • Canterbury Tales

    and his/her tale. What was the underlying motive for the storyteller telling his/her tale? Chaucer's masterpiece, The Canterbury Tales, is the most famous and critically acclaimed work of Geoffrey Chaucer, a late-fourteenth-century English poet. Little is known about Chaucer's personal life, and even less about his education, but a number of existing records document his professional life. Chaucer was born in London in the early 1340s, the only son in his family. The Canterbury Tales is written...

    General Prologue, Geoffrey Chaucer, Medieval literature 931  Words | 3  Pages

  • Poetry and Philippine Literature

    THOUSANDS OF 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 Economy

    A recap of how previous Philippine republics and administrations handled the country's economy since the Spanish era, including their management of the economy. In the days wherein the Philippines was under the Spanish Republic the country was at a good spot in Asia. Manila and Cebu were the only European cities; we were one of the best countries in Asia when it comes to trading domestically and internationally. Before, we were always trading with mexico sharing our culture to them and them sharing...

    Economy of the Philippines, Filipino language, Filipino people 2420  Words | 7  Pages

  • The Franklin's Tale

    Analysis: The Franklin's interruption of the Squire's tale is puzzling. That he interrupts intentionally is unlikely given that he is so complimentary of the Squire and is himself such a gentleman. It is more likely that Chaucer meant this interruption to come at the end of a tale that he had planned to complete some day. Most of the themes and motifs introduced in the preceding tales are reintroduced in The Franklin's Tale and organized in support of the orthodox position of the Man of...

    Delphi, Marriage, The Canterbury Tales 881  Words | 3  Pages

  • Philippine Politics

     IN ENGLISH IV Submitted by: Mascardo, maria jida submitted to: mrs. leonora villarin PHILIPPINES POLITICS NOW AND THEN PHILIPPINE POLITICS TABLE OF CONTENTS ACKNOWLEDGEMENT INTRODUCTION BODY SUMMARY DEFINITION OF TERMS STATE THE PROBLEM CONCLUSION BIBLIOGRAPHY ACKNOWLEDGEMENT I would like to express my gratitude to those who have inspired and helped me in...

    Dynasty, Philippines, Political philosophy 781  Words | 4  Pages

  • Philippine Money

    PHILIPPINE BILLS OR BANK NOTES VALUE | FRONT image | FRONT description | BACK image | BACK description | Color | 5 PESOS or limang piso | | Emilio Aguinaldo Philippine 1st president. At the right is an illustration of a cannon and of an histocial marker of the First Republic 1898 - 1901. | | Declaration of Philippine Independence Aguinaldo displays the Philippine flag from the balcony of his house and proclaims independence from Spain to the Filipino masses below | Green | 10 PESOS or...

    Andrés Bonifacio, Emilio Aguinaldo, Katipunan 848  Words | 4  Pages

  • Tales of Genji

    Manpreet Singh 10/10/2010 Literature of Japan Mary Diaz The Tale of Genji by Murasaki Shikibu deals heavily with Japanese religions and its influence on Japanese society. Themes of jealousy, responsibility and guilt are also mixed in with the religious themes. Religions and ideals clash through the course of the novel. Shikibu focused on the two religions of Buddhism and Shinto. Buddhism represents the modern day religion in the novel and Shinto is viewed as the old religion. As the novel...

    Buddhism, Heian period, Japanese literature 1921  Words | 5  Pages

  • Hanuman's Tale

    The tale of Hanuman             Hanuman, a mighty devotee ape of lord Rama and an incarnation of Lord Shiva, is one of the most interesting deities in the Hindu culture. The tales of Hanuman dates back to the time of Ramayana. Fairy tales from India are mostly based on the Hindu religion and the mythical characters associated with it. One has to thoroughly understand Indian culture to be able to identify with the culture’s tales. The values and beliefs presented in Hanuman cater to what is important...

    Hanuman, Hindu, Lakshmana 1283  Words | 4  Pages

  • Unemployment in the Philippines

    Preliminary Report One | Unemployment in the Philippines | | Ysabela carisse L. de Claro | 10/15/2012 | Sociology A52 11236396 Output One in Sociology | Our country faces problems like any country in the world. Poverty, crimes, environmental issues, etc. Some problems are rather easier to solve than others but one problem that is rather massive in the Philippines is unemployment. But what is unemployment? Unemployment according to the International Labour Organization occurs when...

    Economics, Filipino people, Natural rate of unemployment 780  Words | 3  Pages

  • The Millers Tale

    (1) “The Miller’s Prologue” From The Canterbury Tales by Geoffrey Chaucer Lines 12 – 26 The Millere, that for dronken was al pale, So that unnethe upon his hors he sat, He nolde avalen neither hood ne hat, 15 Ne abiden no man for his curteisye, But in Pilates vois he gan to crye, And swoor, “By armes and by blood and bones, I can a noble tale for the nones, With which I wol now quite the Knightes tale.” 20 Oure Hoste sawgh that he was dronke of ale, And saide, “Abide, Robin...

    General Prologue, Geoffrey Chaucer, Poetry 1335  Words | 4  Pages

  • PHILIPPINE HISTORY

    NOTES IN PHILIPPINE HISTORY American Period (1898-1946) April 25, 1898 - beginning of the US-Spain War. The Americans declared war against Spain on the allegation that Spain blew up the American warship named “Maine” causing the deaths and injuries of several Americans. May 1, 1898 - the Battle of Manila Bay. The Spaniards were defeated by the American naval fleet led by Commodore George Dewey. May 18, 1898 - Gen. Emilio Aguinaldo arrived in Cavite from Hongkong through the assistance...

    Emilio Aguinaldo, Filipino people, First Philippine Republic 1099  Words | 5  Pages

  • Fairy Tale and Ridding Hood Tale

    “The Background of Fairy Tales stories and their Multiple Versions” In this essay, I am going to discuss the different versions that writers had written about the famous fairy tale “Little Red Ridding Hood” by Charles Perrault, or sometimes known as “Little Red Cap” by the Grimm Brothers. To start we are going to be arguing a critical essay explaining why fairy tales are created, and what’s the reality behind these stories. First, according to a critical essay “The trials and tribulations of...

    Brothers Grimm, Charles Perrault, Donkeyskin 1317  Words | 3  Pages

  • Canterbury tales

     ANALYSIS FOR THE CANTERBURY TALES In April, 1390 with the beginning of spring, people of varying social classes come from all over England to gather at the Tabard Inn in preparation for a pilgrimage to Canterbury to receive the blessings of St. Thomas à Becket, the English martyr. Chaucer himself is one of the pilgrims. That evening, the Host of the Tabard Inn suggests that each member of the group tell tales on the way to and from Canterbury in order to make the time pass more...

    General Prologue, Geoffrey Chaucer, The Canterbury Tales 1800  Words | 3  Pages

  • History of the Philippines

    make it easier for you to master, always remember why Gen. Emilio Aguinaldo was on the 5-peso bill (which is not used anymore, instead his head-profile is on the 5-peso coin) bearing the Philippine flag at the celebration of the Philippine Independence Day, it’s because he was the first president of the Philippines First Republic (a.k.a. Malolos Republic). Contributions and Achievements of Emilio Aguinaldo: * first president * youngest president – he became the country’s leader at age 28 ...

    Benigno Aquino, Jr., Corazon Aquino, Ferdinand Marcos 2103  Words | 7  Pages

  • Philippine History

    Philippine History Overview of Philippines and Southeast Asia "History is concerned with understanding the temporal dimension of human experience (time and chronology). Geography is concerned with understanding the spatial dimension of human experience (space and place)." - National Geography Standards Physical Features Southeast Asia is a sub-region of Asia bounded by the Indian subcontinent to the west China to the north, and the Pacific Ocean to the east. Southeast Asia has 11 countries...

    Autonomous Region in Muslim Mindanao, Cities of the Philippines, Luzon 1081  Words | 7  Pages

  • Poverty in the Philippines

    y Poverty in the Philippines Acknowledgement: We would like to thank the following who made this project successful. Yahoo.com and wikipedia.org for giving information and facts about our research. Dell for our laptop used in our research. Mama Maria’s Pizzeria for our snacks and refreshment. Ian’s Neighbor for WIFI Connection. And some people from the Poor communities who were interviewed to make this research more realistic. Dedication: ...

    Inflation, Millennium Development Goals, Overpopulation 882  Words | 4  Pages

  • ballet philippines

    I. Ballet Philippines II. Executive Summary The case is about the ballet performer status in the Philippines and also the turnover and salary of the performers and how to deal with the turnovers in lack of promotions. III. Background of the Case Founded in 1969 by Alice Reyes with the support of Eddie Elejar and the Cultural Center of the Philippines, Ballet Philippines (BP) is widely recognized today as a cornerstone of the Filipino cultural identity. Its audience represents...

    Ballet, Classical ballet, Glossary of ballet 938  Words | 3  Pages

  • Fairy Tales

    Fairy tales are magical. They provide a window to another world, a chance to look beyond the mundane. Fairies, goblins, elves, beautiful princesses and dashing princes are fairy tales just full of fluff and melodrama. Fairy tales are synonymous with children. Fairy tales have been an important part of cultures all over the world. They have been passed down through generations and read and reread to countless children. We tell children stories of fairy tales when they go to sleep and they watch Disney...

    Brothers Grimm, Children's literature, Fairy 1260  Words | 3  Pages

  • Philippine Airlines

    Area in Pasay City, Metro Manila.Its main base is Ninoy Aquino International Airport, Manila, and with a hub at Mactan-Cebu International Airport, Cebu. It is the first airline in the Philippines to be run as a cooperative. Air Asia * is a low-cost carrier based in the Philippines. The airline is the Philippine affiliate of AirAsia, a budget airline based in Malaysia. It is a joint venture between Filipino investors and AirAsia International Ltd, a subsidiary of AirAsia Inc. The joint venture...

    Airline, Cebu Pacific, Mactan-Cebu International Airport 1184  Words | 5  Pages

  • Life in Philippines

    The Philippines has a very low cost of living. The peso has significantly lost much of its value since the Asian Financial Crisis but over the past few years the country is getting back on its feet. The Philippine economy ranks 47th worldwide with a total GDP of over 120 billion euros. Expatriates will find living in the country very cheap compared to the United Kingdom. The unemployment rate is not tremendously high but poverty may have been rampant due to overpopulation. The Philippines is the...

    Davao City, Filipino language, Manila 1097  Words | 4  Pages

  • Culture of Philippines

    Culture of Philippines Many people may ask where is the Philippines? The Philippines is an island nation located in Southeast Asia. Well known for the rich cultural heritage and a rich natural environment in the atmosphere widely throughout the country. Although Filipino culture acknowledges and greets visitors with a strikingly Western character, a strong Asian appearance shortly unravels soon after, creating a friendly and hospitable image Filipinos hold with unity of their diverse origins from...

    Black Nazarene, Culture of the Philippines, Emilio Aguinaldo 1261  Words | 4  Pages

  • Condition of the philippines

    CONDITION OF THE PHILIPPINES Government Prior to the Ramos Presidency, there were many coup d’état attempts and uprisings during the Aquino administration. This lead to a destabilized government. Politics were shaken and people started to lose their trust in the government. During the Ramos administration, civil liberty and government stability was restored. Economic The Philippines was recovering from economical difficulties that arose from the lack of foreign investors during the Aquino administration...

    Corazon Aquino, Economy of the Philippines, Ferdinand Marcos 1450  Words | 3  Pages

  • Fairy Tales

    Fairy tales of the past were often full of macabre and gruesome twists and endings. These days, companies like Disney have sanitized them for a modern audience that is clearly deemed unable to cope, and so we see happy endings everywhere. This list looks at some of the common endings we are familiar with – and explains the original gruesome origins. If you know of any others, be sure to mention it in the comments – or if you know of a fairy tale that is just outright gruesome (in its original or...

    Brothers Grimm, Cinderella, Fairy tale 1644  Words | 5  Pages

  • The Pardoners Tale

    Canterbury Tales, Geoffrey Chaucer narrates a fictional pilgrimage from London to Canterbury including characters that display all segments of Medieval England. Chaucer accomplishes this through the use of frame narrative. One tale used to portray a character in the poem is “The Pardoner’s Tale.” The Pardoner is a man of the church who sells indulgences to people of sin in the Catholic faith. In “The Pardoner’s Prologue” the Pardoner explains his ruse to his fellow pilgrims then proceeds to the tale in which...

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