• How My Brother Leon Brought Honme a Wife
    His stories "Midsummer" and "Heat" was published in the United States by thePrairie Schooner. Most of Arguilla's stories depict scenes in Barrio Nagrebcan, Bauang, La Unionwhere he was born. His bond with his birthplace, forged by his dealings with the peasant folk of Ilocos, remained strong even after...
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  • Pyramus and Thisbe Summary Essays and Term Papers
    they were not painted, and have a small dimple appeared momentarily high up on her right cheek. She was tall and very still. Her fragrance was like a morning when papayas are in bloom.  Labang – The bull of Leon and Baldo.  Father – He was mildest – tempered, gentlest man. He was the father of Baldo...
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  • How My Brother Leon Brought Home a Wife
    interpretations will also be discussed. About Manuel Arguilla Manuel Arguilla was born to Crisanto Arguilla and Margarita Estabillo in Barrio Nagrebcan in Bauang, La Union on June 17, 1911. The Arguillas were a humble, hard-working family who farmed the small piece of land they owned to make a living...
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  • Characters of the Story
    * The beautiful and stunning wife of Leon from Manila * Tall and lovely lady with a long nail but not painted and look so fragrant like a morning when papayas are in bloom. * Maria had been born and grew up in a big city. She was the wife of Leon. She was a supportive, creative and a loving...
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  • Matrix
    story won first prize in the Commonwealth Literary Contest in 1940. * Baldo - younger brother of Leon, fetched Leon and Maria from the road to Nagrebcan * Leon (or Noel) - older brother of Baldo who studied in Manila where he met his wife * Maria - the beautiful and stunning wife of Leon from...
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  • How My Brother Leon Brought Home a Wife
    How My Brother Leon Brought Home a Wife By Manuel E. Arguilla * PLOT: Chronological arrangement, because the author according to temporal order o simply the start of the story from the arrival of Maria and Baldo at Nagrebcan until the such time that the family of Leon accepted Maria as part of...
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  • How my bro leon brought home a wife
    from the road to Nagrebcan Leon (Or Noel)-Older brother of Baldo who studied in Manila where he met his wife Maria-The beautiful and stunning wife of Leon from Manila Labang-The bull whom Baldo considers As his “pet” Urong and Celin-The two twins Setting: 1.Nagrebcan 2. the house of...
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  • Philippine Literature
    understand and enjoy reading it. These elements are plot and structure, character and characterization, theme, setting, point of view, tone and style, symbol, allegory and fantasy, humor and irony. SHORT STORY ELEMENTS 1. Plot and Structure Plot-  It is a reflection of motivation and causation....
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  • Successful Panag-Hiusa
    HOW MY BROTHER LEON BROUGHT HOME A WIFE BY: MIGUEL E. ARGUILLA * Nagrebcan,Bauang,La Union (1910) * BSE Degree, UP (1933) * Bureau of Public Welfare * Guerillas * Manila Magazines * Commonwealth Literary Contest (1940) * CHARACTERIZATION ...
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  • How My Brought Leon Brought Home a Wife
    short story won first prize in the Commonwealth Literary Contest in 1940. >>ABOUT THE AUTHOR Manuel E. Arguilla was born on June 17, 1911 in Nagrebcan, Bauang, La Union to parents Crisanto Arguilla, a farmer, and Margarita Estabillo, a potter.Their mediocre living was not a hindrance for Manuel to...
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  • Harvest
    sun begins to fall when Maria and Leon arrived at Nagrebcan. The hometown of Leon. Nagrebcan,La Union is the place of the author Characters : 1. Maria - Tall and lovely lady with a long nail but not painted and look so fragrant like a morning when papayas are in bloom. - the beautiful and...
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  • How My Brother Leon Brought Home a Wife
    HOME A WIFE My brother Leon was returning to Nagrebcan from far away Manila, bringing home his young bride who had been born and had grown up in the big city. Father would not accept her for a daughter-in-law unless he taught her worthy to live in Nagrebcan. Father devised an ingenious way to find out...
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  • project
    belongs at his side and his brother Lakshman also begs to accompany them. Rama, Sita and Lakshman set out for the forest. Bharata, whose mother's evil plot has won him the throne, is very upset when he finds out what has happened. Not for a moment does he consider breaking the rules of dharma and becoming...
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  • home reading
    riding a carratela. When Baldo saw his older brother's wife, who is Maria, he was amazed by her beauty as he narrates their journey to their home in Nagrebcan. Maria felt a bit anxious because of meeting Leon and Baldo's parents for the first time, but along their way home, she discovered the differences...
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  • The English Output of Our English 2
    How My Brother Leon Brought Home A Wife By: Manuel E. Arguilla Nagrebcan is located at La Union. That is the place where Manuel E. Arguilla is born. * The wife meets the brother for the first time * They journey home with conversation and a song * The husband asks the wife if she is afraid...
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  • The Story of Griselda
    and Other Short Stories" which won first prize in the Commonwealth Literary Contest in 1940. Most of Arguilla's stories depict scenes in Barrio Nagrebcan, Bauang, La Union where he was born. His bond with his birthplace, forged by his dealings with the peasant folk of Ilocos, remained strong even after...
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  • how my brother leon brought a wife
    stories "Midsummer" and "Heat" was published in the United States by the Prairie Schooner. Most of Arguilla's stories depict scenes in Barrio Nagrebcan, Bauanq. La Union where he was bom. His bond with his birthplace, forged by his dealings with the peasant folk of Ilocos, remained strong even after...
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  • Morning in Nagrebcan
    It was sunrise at Nagrebcan. The fine, bluish mist, low over the tobacco fields, was lifting and thinning moment by moment. A ragged strip of mist, pulled away by the morning breeze, had caught on the clumps of bamboo along the banks of the stream that flowed to one side of the barrio. Before long the...
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  • Balita
    brother’s wife, Baldo was easily taken away by the beauty of Maria. Baldo describe Maria as lovely girl, tall, have a long nails and fragrant like a morning when papayas are in bloom. When they got home, Leon asks her mother quickly if where is their father. The father calls Baldo to ask some question...
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  • how my brother leon brought home a wife...
    "You are Baldo," she said and placed her hand lightly on my shoulder. Her nails were long, but they were not painted. She was fragrant like a morning when papayas are in bloom. And a small dimple appeared momently high on her right cheek. "And this is Labang of whom I have heard so much." She held...
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