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
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
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
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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
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 wa
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
Our Theatrical Roots
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 Phi
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
ET me begin by telling you about my background and what I did to learn about Philippine literature. This will give you an idea of how my impressions may have come about.
I started writing fiction about four years ago. Prior to that, I had read very few short stories, and only a handful of them we
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
INSPIRATION OF THE PHILIPPINE LITERATURE
BEFORE AND TODAY
A Brief Research Presented to:
Mr. Stephen Tracy E. Tabamo
In Partial Fulfillment in the Subject Requirements for English III
Monica Mae I. Valdez
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 lan
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.
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 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 langu
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 tra