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
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 c
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 comp
Cecilio Apostol- wrote poems dedicated to Rizal, Jacinto, Mabini and all other heroes but his poem dedicated to Rizal is considered the best poem in praise of the hero of Bagumbayan.
FERNANDO MA. GUERRERO-It is believed that Fernando Ma. Guerrero shared with Apostol the reign in th
Literature expresses the feelings of the people to the society to the government
Literature – as a faithful reproduction of man’s manifold experiences blended into one harmonious expression.
Literature can be said to be the story of man’s loves griefs, thoughts, dreams and aspirations coache
* 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 beautif
Romanticism (or the Romantic era/Period) was an artistic, literary, and intellectual movement that originated in Europe toward the end of the 18th century and in most areas was at its peak in the approximate period from 1800 to 1850. Partly a reaction to the Industrial Revolution, it was also a r
The Economic History of the Philippines
1000 B.C. – Post World War II
Marcus G. Lundy III
December 6, 2012
Section (I) Evolution over time of the borders of the modern country over time
The Philippine archipelago is comprised of 7,107 islands (about 500 mi (805 km) off the sou
“Reaction Paper About Language Policy and Local Literature in the Philippines”
Multilingualism became one of the key factors why unity cannot be thoroughly assessed in a specific country. It became the basis here in our country that having many languages implies a rich culture, diverse cult
Ironically, the greatest portion of Spanish literature by native Filipinos was written during the American commonwealth period, because the Spanish language was still predominant among the Filipino intellectuals. One of the country's major writers, Claro M. Recto, continued writing in Spanish until
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
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 Mind
Main article: History of the Philippines
Prior to 2010, the earliest known human remains found in the Philippines were those of the pre-Mongoloid Tabon Man of Palawan, carbon-dated to around 24,000 years ago, In 2010, however, a metatarsal of Callao Man (possibly Negrito in physi
The Philippines is an archipelago of 7,107 islands in the South China Sea located between Taiwan to the north and Borneo to the south. Just 2,000 of its islands are inhabited and only 500 are larger than a kilometer square. The nine largest islands of Luzon, Mindanao, Palawan, Panay, Mindoro, Samar,
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
Background of the Study
The Philippines was under the Spanish ruling for 377 years. The influences of the Spanish upon the natives during this extensive period were profound. Every aspect of their government, culture, education, economy and religion revolutionize irrev
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