• Summer Solstice
    dancing around a Balete tree that was already a century old. Joaquin later turned this short story into a play entitled Tatarin: A Witches' Sabbath in Three Acts, on which a film adaptation has been based.[2][3] Contents  [hide]  * 1 Overview * 2 Linguistic analysis * 3 Literary reviews * 4...
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  • Literature in English
    loam” of his native Mindoro; Narciso G. Reyes, whose stories of gentle encounters are set both in Bulacan and in the city; Estrella Alfon whose Magnificence and Other Stories, 1960, is an early and true woman’s voice; and then Nick Joaquin, who spoke of generations and of heritage, and whom Abad...
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  • An Analysis of the Classic, "Summer Solstice"
    . "Summer Solstice" Analysis "Summer Solstice" is a short story that has received recognition both critical and praising. Written by Nick Joaquin, the story takes place in 1850s Philippines during the festival days of St. John. There is a pro-woman feel to the story, which has garnered...
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  • Local Color
    significant writers. Manuel E. Arguilla wrote excellent stories about the people of Nagrebcan in How My Brother Leon Brought a Wife and Other Stories. Delfin Fresnosa vividly depicted the hardships of the poor. In his short stories Nick Joaquin included allegories of cultural and moral situations in...
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  • My Works
    . Two of her short stories have also won the Carlos Palanca Memorial Awards for Literature, Tatlong Kuwento ng Buhay ni Julian Candelabra (Three Stories in the Life of Julian Candelabra), first prize, 1982; and Buwan, Buwan, Hulugan mo Ako ng Sundang (Moon, Moon, Drop Me a Sword), third prize, 1983...
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  • Philippine Literature
    ), and the National Artist Awards (1973). Only the last of these three awards survives today. Writers in English who have received the National Artist award include: Jose Garcia Villa (1973), Nick Joaquin (1976), Carlos P. Romulo (1982), Francisco Arcellana (1990), NVM Gonzalez, Rolando Tinio (1997...
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  • Pilipinong Manunulat
    screenplay), Film Academy Awards (best story-best screenplay), Star Awards (best screenplay), FAMAS (finalist for best screenplay), and URIAN awards. Two of her short stories have also won the Carlos Palanca Memorial Awards for Literature, Tatlong Kuwento ng Buhay ni Julian Candelabra (Three Stories in the...
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  • Philippine Literature During the Japanese Era
    guerrillas, writers in English in the postwar period honed their sense of craft and techniques. Among the writers who came into their own during this time were: Nick Joaquin, NVM Gonzalez, Francisco Arcellana, Carlos Bulosan, F. Sionil Jose, Ricaredo Demetillo, Kerima Polotan Tuvera, Carlos Angeles...
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  • Japanese Period
    prohibitions of the Japanese regarding any writing in English. The weekly LIWAYWAY was placed under strict surveillance until it was managed by a Japanese named Ishiwara. In other words, Filipino literature was given a break during this period. Many wrote plays, poems, short stories, etc. Topics and...
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  • Japanese Period
    LIWAYWAY was placed under strict surveillance until it was managed by Japanese named Ishiwara. In other words, Filipino literature was given a break during this period. Many wrote plays, poems, short stories, etc. Topics and themes were often about life in the provinces. A. FILIPINO POETRY DURING...
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  • The House on Zapote Street
     THE HOUSE ON ZAPOTE STREET Nick Joaquin Background of the Author Nick Joaquin was born in Manila on May 4, 1917 Quijano de Manila is his pen name He started writing before the war and his first story, “Three Generations” has been hailed as a masterpiece. He has been recipient of...
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  • SOCIO-CULTURAL SYMBOLISMS AS POTRAYED IN NICK JOAQUIN’S SUMMER SOLSTICE
    involving men and women held during the month of June. This ritual dance is called Tatarin or Tadtarin which is found and interpreted in the short story of Nick Joaquin entitled Summer Solstice. Nick Joaquin’s stylistic genre is to present the way of life and culture in the Philippines. This symbolic...
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  • Philippine Literature Part I
    Trinidad L. Tarrosa Subido Short Story Dead Stars by Paz Marquez-Benitez The Making of A Writer by Salvador P. Lopez Shadow and Solitude (A translation of Solo Entre Las Sombras) by Claro M. Recto translated by Nick Joaquin 2. THE JAPANESE PERIOD (1941-1945) To My Native Land by Tarrosa...
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  • Philippine Literature
    Gloria Prayer of a Student by Trinidad L. Tarrosa Subido Short Story Dead Stars by Paz Marquez-Benitez The Making of A Writer by Salvador P. Lopez Shadow and Solitude (A translation of Solo Entre Las Sombras) by Claro M. Recto translated by Nick Joaquin 2. THE JAPANESE PERIOD (1941-1945) To My...
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  • Paper Works
    Heritage Awards (1960), the Pro Patria Awards for Literature (1961), and the National Artist Awards (1973). Only the last of these three awards survives today. Writers in English who have received the National Artist award include: Jose Garcia Villa (1973), Nick Joaquin (1976), Carlos P. Romulo...
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  • Modifying the Story Summer Solstice Through the Screenplay Entitled “Tatarin”
    have them read the short story and then later watch the movie. The methodologies used in the study were selected to try and come up with the best possible analysis the respondents can provide as to how they understood the works of both Nick Joaquin and Ricky Lee. TITLE OF THE PROBLEM What...
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  • Local Literature
    business and with the culturati. As far back as I can recall, it was the late NVM Gonzalez and Nick Joaquin who suggested to him the creation of the Awards to encourage literary excellence in the country. Sixty-two years three generations! I do not think such an effort has any equal in the region...
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  • Philippine Literature
    she is stronger than a man and deserves adoration. Summary : The Summer Solstice is a short story written by Nick Joaquin. The book tells the story of a ritual performed by women to call upon the gods to grant fertility. The ritual they perform is to dance around a century-old Balete tree...
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  • Philippine Literature
     Angela  Manalang Gloria    Prayer  of a Student by  Trinidad L. Tarrosa  Subido    Short  Story    Dead  Stars by Paz Marquez-Benitez    The  Making of A Writer  by Salvador P. Lopez    Shadow  and Solitude (A translation  of Solo Entre Las  Sombras) by Claro M.  Recto translated by  Nick Joaquin...
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  • May Day Eve By Nick Joaquin
    and nothing more”. May Day Eve, by Nick Joaquin i a short story that told how life was for Filipino women. Even in today's society there are some that argue that women are inferior to men in many aspects. Many years ago this thought process was the norm for many people and no body at that time...
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