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...
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
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...
Part I – The Historical Background of
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...
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...
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...
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...
Philippine Literature during the Japanese Era
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...
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...
Spanish Colonial Period
Abegail Imee R. Enriquez
Spanish Colonial Period
How does Spanish Colonial architecture reflect Filipino identity? Discuss the various building types and their relationship to pre-colonial architecture in your arguments.
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 existence of schools called BOTHOAN (in Panay); teachers were priests, priestesses, judges; materials – documents, manuscripts, book of ritual and magic, genealogies, calendars, impt. Laws and records of notable events
*Literary forms: sayings, lyrics, legends, epics...
john harold bagay
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...
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...
REEL TO REAL: THE HISTORY OF PHILIPPINE FILMS
The youngest of the Philippine arts, film has evolved to become the most popular of all the art forms. Introduced only in 1897, films have ranged from silent movies to talkies; black and white to color. Outpacing its predecessors by g...
PHILIPPINE LAW ON PERSONS AND FAMILY RELATIONS:
WHAT IT SAYS, WHAT IT MEANS, AND WHY IT IS LIKE THAT
By Gilbert S. Coronel
I. THE BARANGAY
The Philippines is an archipelago. It has more than 7,100 islands and the islands form three main groups: Luzon up north, Mindanao down south, and Visa...
DOING THEOLOGICAL EDUCATION IN A
POVERTY AND OPPRESSED
CONTEXT: A PHILIPPINE
In February 2005, the author interviewed 27 theological educators from three different Protestant-Evangelical seminaries in the Philippines regarding the role of theological education in addressing...
Literature and history are closely interrelated. In discovering the history of a race, the feelings, aspirations, customs and traditions of a people are sure to be included . . . and these feelings, aspirations, customs and traditions that are written is literature. History...
The Spanish Period (1565- 1898)
It is an accepted belief that the Spanish colonization of the Philippinesstarted in 1565 during the time of Miguel Lopez de Legazpi the first Spanish governor-general in the Philippines. Literature started to flourish during his...