"Pre Spanish Literature In The Philippines" Essays and Research Papers

  • Pre Spanish Literature In The Philippines

    Bambi Rose M. Española BA Psychology III December 13, 2011 Philippines Pre-spanish Literature Even before the Spaniards came to the Philippines, the country already possessed a rich literary tradition. This tradition serves as a mirror of the life, values, hopes, ideals and aspirations of the ancient Filipino people. In this tradition, literary works were usually orally passed to the next generations. Ancient people used these literary works for recreation and ritual purposes. These...

    Fiction, Joke, Literature 801  Words | 3  Pages

  • Philippine Literature

    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 influence brought about by the Spanish colonization; however...

    Colonialism, Filipino people, Literature 1237  Words | 5  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

  • 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

  • Philippine Literacy in the Pre-Spanish Era - Position Paper

    Philippine Literacy in the Pre-Spanish Era I. What is literacy? A. Literacy is defined by the society today. 1. Literacy is a person’s ability to speak and write. 2. Literacy is closely intertwined to English by today’s society. B. Literacy in the form of functional and basic skills. 1. Basic literacy is founded through the ability to speak and write. ...

    English language, Filipino language, Literacy 993  Words | 3  Pages

  • Lesson 2 PRE SPANISH

    ENGLISH 5 Lesson 2: The Pre-Spanish Period HISTORICAL BACKGROUND  *Long before the Spaniards and other foreigners landed on Philippine shores, our forefathers already had their own literature.  *Our ancient literature shows our customs and traditions in everyday life as traced in our folk stories, old plays and short stories.   Our ancestors also had their own alphabet which was different from that brought from the Spaniards. The first alphabet use by our ancestors was similar to that...

    Fairy tale, Folklore, Legend 598  Words | 14  Pages

  • philippine literature

     Comprises oral lore identifiably pre-colonial in provenance and works that circulate within contemporary communities of tribal Filipinos, or among lowland Filipinos that have maintained their links with the 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...

    Colonialism, Culture, Fiction 1574  Words | 7  Pages

  • socio anthro Philippine Education during pre spanish

    City, Pangasinan TOPIC: Philippine Education during the Pre- Spanish and Spanish Period DISCUSSANT: Maria Cristina V. Antonio SUBJECT: Socio Anthropology Foundations of Education PROFESSOR: Dr. Corazon Mipalar Philippine Education during the Pre- Spanish Period Education in the Philippines evolved from early settlers to the present. Education in the country is in great importance because it is the primary avenue for upward social an economic mobility. Philippine educational system has a very...

    Education, Filipino language, Filipino people 806  Words | 4  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 countries...

    Epic poetry, Fairy tale, Filipino language 1390  Words | 7  Pages

  • The Evolution of Philippine Literature

    world 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...

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

  • Philippine Literature

    Bikol literature Cebuano 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 ...

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

  • Spanish Language in the Philippines

    The Philippines had become a Spanish territory for 333 years and during the colonial period, the country was introduced to religion, culture and language of the Spaniards, and when the Spanish rule ended, the Filipinos founded deeply ingrained in them the mark of Hispanization. In the pre-Hispanic times in the Philippines, a language common to the archipelago of the Philippines did not exist and there was no single language that can be understood by more than 37% of the population. The largest...

    English language, Filipino language, Manila 1072  Words | 2  Pages

  • Pre-spanish

    As I’ve read the pre-Spanish era given by Mr.Ralph, there are a lot of things I’ve learned, things that recalled me about the history of the Philippines and the situation we had in the arms of the Spaniards. First, when it comes to the people who were involved in the whole history about our country, many of them exert their efforts and their ideas on how things are possible and how it can work. Different places also contributed their ideas to the development of the history by observations that...

    Emilio Aguinaldo, Filipino language, Filipino people 979  Words | 3  Pages

  • Philippine Literature

    LiteraturePhilippines 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, religion, and political movements. An oral tradition continues to exist through epics, riddles, poems, and legends of the country's around sixty ethnolinguistic groups, reflecting a culture linked with...

    Colonialism, Filipino language, Literature 1923  Words | 7  Pages

  • Spanish Colonial Period To Philippine Revolution

    SPANISH COLONIAL PERIOD TO PHILIPPINE REVOLUTION Aims of Spanish Colonization • God – propagation of Catholic Christianity • Gold – desire for economic wealth • Glory – to be the greatest empire in the world THE SPANISH COLONIAL SYSTEM Spain Retains the Philippines Despite Economic Loss • As a colony, the Philippines was a financial burden to the Spanish treasury. The Philippines as Crown Colony • In the sense that she belonged to the Spanish King. THE SPANISH COLONIAL SYSTEM The Council...

    Colonialism, Filipino language, Filipino people 744  Words | 21  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 from the...

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

  • Poetry and Philippine Literature

    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

  • Pre-Spanish Period in the Philippines

    Pre-Spanish Period The first people in the Philippines, the Negritos, are believed to have come to the islands 30,000 years ago from Borneo and Sumatra, making their way across then-existing land bridges. Subsequently, Malays came from the south in successive waves, the earliest by land bridges and later in boats by sea. The Malays settled in scattered communities, named barangays after the large outrigger boats in which they arrived, and ruled by chieftains known as datus. Chinese merchants and...

    Emilio Aguinaldo, Ferdinand Magellan, Literature 610  Words | 2  Pages

  • Literature: Spanish Language

    Prof. Alinsunod 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 inSpanish, English, Tagalog, and/or other native Philippine languages. ------------------------------------------------- ...

    English language, Literature, Manila 924  Words | 3  Pages

  • 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: THE PROBLEM AND ITS BACKGROUND Introduction: The differences of before and today were like a child’s growing status, ready to fall and develop itself to rise up. The Philippine literature has started with...

    English language, Filipino language, Filipino people 1347  Words | 5  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

    PHILIPPINE LITERATURE (MIDTERM) 1. AWIT is a form of Filipino poetry. Its literal translation into English is "song," although in the context of poetry, it is closer to the narrative. Ang awit ay isang uri ng tulang pasalaysay na binubuo ng tig-aapat na taludtod ang bawat saknong, na ang bawat taludtod ay may lalabindalawahing pantig, at ang tradisyonal na dulong tugma ay isahan (aaaa, bbbb, cccc, at iba pa). Karaniwang paksa ng awit ang pakikipagsapalaran ng bayani, ngunit ang iba'y tumatalakay...

    Andrés Bonifacio, José Rizal, Katipunan 1547  Words | 4  Pages

  • Development of Philippine Literature

    Pre-Spanish Period *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, proverbs, riddles, ritualistic utterances (on simple life experiences) *Sample epics: Hinilawod (Panay) Hudhud and Alim (Ifugao) Darangen (Maranaw) *Characteristics of literary works:...

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

  • Literature

     Gerald M. Zinampan II-5 (Marketing) 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 traced in our folk stories, old plays and short stories our ancient ancestors also had their own alphabet which was different from that brought by the Spaniards. The first alphabet used by our ancestors...

    Folk, Folklore, Mythology 604  Words | 3  Pages

  • The Spanish Colonization in the Philippines

    THE SPANISH COLONIZATION IN THE PHILIPPINES The Philippines was very lucky because our country was rich in natural resources. And that is the reason why many foreign countries had colonized our country. Spain is one of the foreign countries that colonized our country for more than three hundred years. They are the reason why Filipinos experienced suffered, hardship, persecution etc. during their colonization. But the Spanish had also...

    Colonialism, Filipino language, Filipino people 757  Words | 3  Pages

  • Pre Spanish Era

    The Filipinos lived in settlements called barangays before the colonization of the Philippines by the Spaniards. As the unit of government, a barangay consisted from 30 to 100 families. It was headed by a datu and was independent from the other groups. (The Tagalog word barangay came from the Malay word balangay, a boat that transported them to the islands.) Usually, several barangays settled near each other to help one another in case of war or any emergency. The position of datu was passed...

    Banaue Rice Terraces, History of the Philippines, Islam 1411  Words | 5  Pages

  • 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 traced in our folk stories, old plays and short stories. Our ancient ancestors also had their own alphabet which was different from that brought by the Spaniards. The first alphabet used by our ancestors was similar to...

    Folklore, Moon, Sun 2302  Words | 7  Pages

  • Literature: a Tool for Philippine Liberation

    INTRODUCTION Literature reflects the culture of a nation. It can serve as a tool to express a feeling and emotion. Remember during the Spanish regime, Rizal exploited the functions of literature. His two novels, Noli Me Tangere and El Filibusterismo contained a lot of subversive themes that sparked the revolution and consequently the victory over the Spaniards. Literature is deeply rooted in the culture of a nation. Stories and poems reflect the local color of its origin. The poem "Stopping by...

    Andrés Bonifacio, Emilio Aguinaldo, José Rizal 1687  Words | 5  Pages

  • 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 language that was more or less direct and less florid. Spanish continued to dominate the circle of the elite but in the 30’s, it began to give way to English. At the same time, the vernacular languages continued...

    Culture, Education, Filipino language 744  Words | 3  Pages

  • Philippine Literature

    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 the Japanese for reasons such as politics, survival and opportunity. After the Pacific War ended, collaborators were given amnesty by President Manual Roxas. The amnesty was a result of the US...

    Ferdinand Marcos, Filipino language, Filipino people 1651  Words | 6  Pages

  • Philippine Literature

    Philippine Literature How My Brother Leon Brought A Wife Submitted by: Ishmael E. Evangelista Submitted to: Score: _______ Content I. Title II. Author III. Setting IV. Characters a. Plot b. Exposition c. Complication d. Climax e. Denouement f. Resolution V. Reaction I. Title How my Brother Leon brought a Wife In the story, Leon arrived with his wife, Maria in the rural meeting Leon's brother, Baldo for the first time. They took a surprising route home for Leon, but it was meant as...

    Bauang, La Union, Fiction, High school 898  Words | 7  Pages

  • The Philippine Legislature from Spanish Roots

    The Philippine Legislature from Spanish Roots Pre- Spanish Roots Pre-Spanish Philippines was composed of barangay societies scattered throughout the archipelago. These villages were located along the seashores or along riverbanks, close to the resources of food supply. The Spanish Regime By the time the Spaniards reached the Philippines in 1521, some of the barangays, such as those Cebu and Manila, had formed federations. By 1571, the Spaniards settled in Cebu and Manila and placed the...

    Congress of the Philippines, Emilio Aguinaldo, Filipino language 979  Words | 4  Pages

  • Pre-Spanish Philippines

     Philippine literature in Spanish Period. Spanish occupied Philippinesin early 15th century. The First Filipino alphabet is Alibata – when Spanish colonized Philippinesthey changed alibatas into Roman alphabet. Spanish banned the used of Alibata because they believed that it is a work of evil. So Spanish fully introduced the Spanish literary language using many Spanish terms. The European literature was brought by the Spaniards and are assimilated in Filipino song and indigeneous themes. The...

    Colonialism, Filipino language, José Rizal 268  Words | 2  Pages

  • Pre-Spanish Philippines

    PRE-SPANISH PHILIPPINES It is believed that the first inhabitants of the Philippines arrived over 300,000 years ago. It is commonly thought that they migrated over a land bridge, which existed at that time, from the Asian mainland. The next known inhabitation is when the Negrito or Aeta arrived in the islands around 25,000 years ago. However, they were driven back by several waves of immigrants from Indonesia, only to be followed by the maritime peoples of the Malayan islands. Although there...

    Anno Domini, Asia, Banaue Rice Terraces 668  Words | 2  Pages

  • History of the Spanish Language in the Philippines

    "Prior to the Spanish colonization of the Philippines in 1565, there are no written records of the islands that make up the modern day Philippines."3 In the year 1565, Miguel López de Legazpi, the Conquistador travelled from Spain and founded the first Spanish settlement in the country, firstly on the island of Cebú. They occupied the kingdoms of Tondo and Manila, establishing it as the capital of the Spanish East Indies. "The Philippines were originally named after King Philip II of Spain- Las Islas...

    English language, Filipino language, Manila 1576  Words | 5  Pages

  • Philippine Literature in the Enlightenment Period

    Our Theatrical Roots Pre-Spanish Period There was no proof that the ancient Filipinos has stage presentation during the pre-hispanic times. The ancient Filipinos have performances such as ritual rites and ceromonies which were tagged theatrical. The roots of the Philippine theater may be traced to early religious and social rituals of the natives. To this day, some of these traditional rites and ceremonies are still practiced by the ethnic tribes. Religious...

    Ceremony, Courtship, Drama 569  Words | 4  Pages

  • The Philippines Under Spanish Rule

    The Philippines Under Spanish Rule (1600s-1800s) REASONS FOR SPANISH COLONIZATION When King Charles send an expedition to the East, his purpose was for commercial. But when Legazpi succeeded laying foundation in the Philippines, the Spanish claim the archipelago in two reasons: first, since the Philippines was discovered under the patronage of Spain, Philippines therefore was owned by Spain; second, since Spain, being in actual possession of the Philippines, it had the right to colonize it. As such...

    Colonialism, Local government, Mexico City 1878  Words | 5  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

      I should have tried to explain  But my tongue-tied I was  For I could clearly see  That I won't be lucky.  And it really pleases me much  That my love for you know  So I swear and promises you  That my life is just for you. Philippine Literature 1.Cactus (Tita Lacambra)  2. The Quarrel (Andres Cristobal Cruz) 3. People of Consequence (Ines Taccad Camayao) 4. The Rural Maid (Fernando M. Maramag) 5. Frustrated Wish (Carolina Arceo) 6. Ridiculous Welcome (Carolina Arceo) ...

    ERE Informatique, God, Ocean 1290  Words | 6  Pages

  • Pre-Hispanic Culture of the Philippines

    Philipine Culture During Pre-Hispanic Period PRE-HISPANIC CULTURE • Before the Spaniards came into the Philippines there were existing culture of the Filipinos which were not distinguished by most of the filipinos especially for the new born filipino citizens. The Filipinos lived in settlements called barangays before the colonization of the Philippines by the Spaniards. As the unit of government, a barangay consisted from 30 to 100 families. It was headed by a datu and was independent from...

    Barong Tagalog, Batangas, Filipino language 1061  Words | 3  Pages

  • Cebu Literature

    Cebuano literature refers to the literary works written in Cebuano, a language widely spoken in the southern Philippines. The term is most often extended to cover the oral literary forms in both indigenous and colonial Philippines. While the majority of Cebuano writers are from the Visayas and Mindanao region, the most recognized Filipino literary outlet for them, including the Bisaya Magasin, is based in Makati city in Manila, while there is also a lively Cebuano community of writers in the language...

    Cebuano literature, Literature, Luzon 1949  Words | 5  Pages

  • The Philippines Under Spanish Rule

    The Philippines Under Spanish Rule (1600s – 1800s) Political Changes As a crown colony, the Philippines was administered by the Council of the Indies. Even so, the Spanish officials in the Philippines were appointed by the King of Spain, who issued Royal orders and decrees dealing with the proper administration of the colony. In 1863, the Philippines, as a colony, was placed under the jurisdiction of the Ministry of the Colonies or Overseas Ministry (Ministerio de Ultramar). In order to...

    Democracy, Governor, Mayor 1269  Words | 4  Pages

  • Philippine Literature

    LITERATURE REVIEWER 1) BONSAI by Edith Tiempo * TREE/SHRUB – “bonsai” * LOVE - “tie, son’s note, roto picture, shawl or money bill” * GOD - “sea shells” * MAN/WOMAN – “merest child” * OBJECTIVE – CORRELATIVE using symbolic (concrete explicit objects) * “act of compressing” – it can pass love to the next generation * very sentimental (the author) 2) PATALIM by Cirilo Bautista * “ng aming balaraw” – dagger, patience? * “sasaksakin ko siya sa likod...

    Carlos Bulosan, Death, Filipino people 727  Words | 3  Pages

  • Literary Forms in Related Literature

     The Literary Forms in Philippine Literature by: Christine F. Godinez-Ortega        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.                 The average Filipino's unfamiliarity with his indigenous literature was largely due to what has been impressed upon...

    Emilio Aguinaldo, Filipino language, Filipino people 2486  Words | 7  Pages

  • History of Philippines

    The history of the Philippines is believed to have begun with the arrival of the first humans using rafts or primitive boats, at least 67,000 years ago as the 2007 discovery of Callao Man showed.[1] The first recorded visit from the West is the arrival of Ferdinand Magellan, who sighted the island of Samar Island on March 16, 1521 and landed on Homonhon Island (now part of Guiuan, Eastern Samar province) the next day. Homonhon Island is southeast of Samar Island.[2] Before Magellan arrived, Negrito...

    Eastern Visayas, Ferdinand Magellan, Ferdinand Marcos 1055  Words | 3  Pages

  • Philippines and Short Stories

    Spaniards through literature. 4. The period where they aim to get equal treatment for Filipinos and the Spaniards order the law. 5. Three principal leaders of the propaganda movement became popular. 6. GOMBURZA were guillotine. 7. Rizal was vanished to Dapitan. 8. Many newspapers were pot up during the revolutionary period. 9. National Anthem of the Philippines was composed. 10. The Noli Me Tangere and its sequel El Filibusterismo were published. Spanish Period (1565-1898) ...

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

  • Philippines During Pre-Colonial Times

    our view of our past.” - Barack Obama The pre-colonial Philippine society has been regarded as primitive and backward from the Western point of view. Most history books, starting from elementary level, depict and portray how primeval and prehistoric early Filipino lives were. And sadly, a lot of Filipinos render this idea as true, concise, and accurate where in fact, it’s the other way around. Early Filipinos may not speak the Spanish language from Latin and Greek roots, but they certainly...

    Cebu, Enrique Iglesias, Ferdinand Magellan 1488  Words | 5  Pages

  • Information Index in Philippine History

    Information Index On The Malolos Republic The Issue on Religion The Philippine Revolution The Filipino-American Animosity The Philippines under the American Rule The Revolution Continued with the Coming of the Americans ___________________________________________________ A Requirement for Midterm Period _______________________________________ Submitted to: Mr. Rowel L. Otero ______________________________ ...

    Andrés Bonifacio, Emilio Aguinaldo, Filipino people 1631  Words | 7  Pages

  • Philippine Literature In The Spanish Colonial Period

    Philippine Literature in the Spanish Colonial Period FRANCIS C. MACANSANTOS PRISCILLA S. MACANSANTOS        The existing literature of the Philippine ethnic groups at the time of conquest and conversion into Christianity was mainly oral, consisting of epics, legends, songs, riddles, and proverbs. The conquistador, especially its ecclesiastical arm, destroyed whatever written literature he could find, and hence rendered the system of writing inoperable. Among the only native systems of writing that...

    Andrés Bonifacio, Filipino women writers, Katipunan 3911  Words | 3  Pages

  • Various Developments of the Philippines Under Spanish Colonization

    VARIOUS DEVELOPMENTS OF THE PHILIPPINES UNDER SPAIN After arriving on the first quarter of the year 1521 and seizing the Philippine Islands for more than three centuries, the Spaniards departed leaving not just recollection of slavery, but also the rich maturation of the country. Divergent expansions acquired from Spain crept the Philippines away from what was a simple and allusive land, to a civilized and erudite realm. Yes, suppression was at its peak back then too, everyone knows it. And most...

    Colonialism, Filipino language, Filipino people 2103  Words | 6  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

  • Philippine Government in Pre Spanish Period

    Education in the Philippines changed radically, and was before patterned from both of educational systems of Spain and the United States. However, after the liberation of the Philippines in 1946, Filipinos then had moved in various directions of its own. Elementary and high school education is compulsory, and is administered nationally by the Department of Education, along with the assurance of funding for school services and equipments, recruitment of teachers for all public schools, and the supervising...

    College, High school, Higher education 4326  Words | 12  Pages

  • Philippine Literature

    length of a novel is highly undecided due to the numerous characters and situations included in it. In short, a novel is a comprehensive narrative on a large scale, in particular. Just like short stories, novels, too, have known to exist ever since literature came into existence. Amongst all the prose kinds, the novel dominates the industry, both in terms of quality and quantity. However, considering its quantity, its only rival is the magazine short story. Fable is a short allegorical tale emphasizing...

    Fable, Meter, Poetic form 1416  Words | 5  Pages

  • The Philippines Under the Spanish Colonial Regime

    The Philippines under the Spanish colonial regime (Part I) Taxation Power of the state to impose and collect revenue for public purpose to promote the welfare of the people of a particular society 8 reales at first, then 10 reales in 1589, then 12 reales in 1851. Abolished in 1884 but replaced by a personal cedula tax based on the yearly income of the taxpayer. All citizens above 18 are required to pay the new tax. While the rational of taxation was premised on the support of public welfare...

    Filipino people, International trade, Manila 1721  Words | 6  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

  • Resettlement Patterns in Spanish Colonialm System in the Philippines

    islands of the Philippines. The rediscovery of our country by Magellan on March 17, 1521, marks a new age in our history. After this discovery, Spain sent various expeditions for the conquest and colonization of our country, namely the Loaisa expedition (1525), the Cabot expedition (1526), the Saavedra expedition (1527), the Villalobos expedition (1542), and the Legazpi expedition (1564). It was the Legazpi expedition which succeeded in colonizing our country and establishing Spanish rule. Spain had...

    Colonialism, Encomienda, Filipino people 2440  Words | 7  Pages

  • Spanish Era

     Philippine Literature in the Spanish Colonial Period The Spanish colonizers wanted to undermine the native oral tradition by substituting for it the story of the Passion of Christ. However, the native tradition survived and even flourished in areas inaccessible to the Spaniards. Also, the Spaniards were late in instituting a public educational system, which contributed to the survival of the existing folk literature.  The church authorities adopted a policy of spreading the Church doctrines...

    French language, Language, Latin alphabet 1061  Words | 4  Pages

  • Spanish Period

    Spanish Period The Spanish Period (1565-1898) was believed to have started during the time of Miguel Lopez de Legazpi, the first Governor-General in the Philippines. He was responsible for establishing peace with various indigenous tribes. During his time, many changes happened to the Filipinos. Literature, religion, lifestyles, societal classes and the like was taken into the Philippines. Regarding Philippine literature, the Spaniards have exerted a strong influence using their own literature...

    Filipino language, Ilokano language, Luzon 1130  Words | 4  Pages

  • 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, grammar," originally "writing formed with letters," from lit(t)era "letter." Originally "book learning" (it replaced O.E. boccræft), the meaning "literary production or work" is first attested 1779...

    Cebuano literature, Ilokano language, Ilokano literature 5473  Words | 14  Pages

  • Philippine Literature

    PHILIPPINE LITERATURE (TIMELINE) john harold bagay AB-Psychology Mrs. Medina Philippine Literature 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...

    Don Juan, Filipino language, Katipunan 5912  Words | 19  Pages

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