• Literature in English
    in the educational system and its accessibility through publications. Despite the difficulty of drawing lines to delineate periods, to determine generations, to distinguish between those who began and those who followed, those who taught and those who studied—and then became colleagues— the period 1900-1930...
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  • Local Color
    sense of fidelity and accuracy of description" (439). Its weaknesses may include nostalgia or sentimentality. Its customary form is the sketch or short story, although Hamlin Garland argued for the novel of local color. Regional literature incorporates the broader concept of sectional differences, although...
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  • Summer Solstice
    known as "Tatarin" or "Tadtarin",[1] is a short story written by Filipino National Artist for Literature Nick Joaquin.[2][3] In addition to being regarded as one of Joaquin's most acclaimed literary works, the tale is considered to be controversial.[2][3]The story narrates a ritual performed by women to...
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  • assignment
    University of the Philippines.- This magazine printed the works of the first promising writers in English. These early selections were mostly ghost stories or folk tales explaining natural phenomena.• 1920- The Philippine Herald began publication. It was founded by Manuel L. Quezon and its magazine section...
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  • Pilipinong Manunulat
    “Panday” (a Blacksmith hero) and many others. As a producer and director, Carlo J. Caparas produced box-office movies based on comics and true-to-life stories and crimes. In 2009 he received National Artist Award granted by the President of the Philippines. 9. Mars Ravelo is also a comic strip creator and...
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  • Philippine Literature
    those that were written long before the Spaniards arrived in our country. This is due to the fact that the stories of ancient time were not written, but rather passed on from generation to generation through word of mouth. Only during 1521 did the early Filipinos become acquainted with literature due to...
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  • An Analysis of the Classic, "Summer Solstice"
    Tatarin, is a short story that has garnered much attention since its publish date in 1972. It was made into a feature film in 2001, and has been studied in many college classes. Read an analysis of the story here. "Summer Solstice" Analysis "Summer Solstice" is a short story that has received...
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  • Philippine Literature During the Japanese Era
    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, Edilberto K. Tiempo...
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  • SOCIO-CULTURAL SYMBOLISMS AS POTRAYED IN NICK JOAQUIN’S SUMMER SOLSTICE
    SOCIO-CULTURAL SYMBOLISMS AS POTRAYED IN NICK JOAQUIN’S SUMMER SOLSTICE An Undergraduate Thesis Proposal Presented to the Faculty of the College of Teacher Education University of Cebu- Banilad Cebu, City Philippines In Partial Fulfillment of the Requirements For Language Research ...
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  • Japanese Period
    March on which 7,000-10,000 died or were murdered. The 13,000 survivors on Corregidor surrendered on May 6. Japan occupied the Philippines for over three years, until the surrender of Japan. A highly effective guerilla campaign by Philippine resistance forces controlled sixty percent of the islands, mostly...
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  • Paper Works
    century witnessed the first verse and prose efforts of Filipinos in student publications such as The Filipino Students' Magazine first issue, 1905, a short-lived quarterly published in Berkeley, California, by Filipino pensionados (or government scholars); the U.P. College Folio (first issue, 1910); The...
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  • Japanese Period
    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 themes were often about life in the provinces. A. Filipino Poetry During This Period The common theme of most poems during...
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  • My Works
    Breadloaf's writers conference from 1956- 1957. He is considered an important progenitor of the modern Filipino short story in English. Arcellana pioneered the development of the short story as a lyrical prose-poetic form within Filipino literature. His works are now often taught in tertiary-level-syllabi...
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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 almost...
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  • Philippine Literature
    biographies, short stories, contemporary dramas, legends, fables, essays, anecdotes, news and speeches. 1. Novel. This is a long narrative divided into chapters. The events are taken from true-to-life stories and spans a long period of time. There are many characters involved. 2. Short Story. This is...
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  • Philippine Literature Part I
    experiences blended into one harmonious expression.   Because literature deals with ideas, thoughts and emotions of man, literature can be said to be the story of man. Man’s loves, griefs, thoughts, dreams and aspirations coached in beautiful language is literature. In order to know the history of a nation’s...
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  • The Evolution of Philippine Literature
    were the forms of literature at hand. These reflected the indigenous culture and tradition of pre-Spanish Philippines. Stories were orally shared and passed down from one generation to the next. A bit before Spaniards came, the early natives had also developed their own writing system called the alibata...
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  • Philippine Literature
    experiences blended into one harmonious expression. Because literature deals with ideas, thoughts and emotions of man, literature can be said to be the story of man. Man’s loves, griefs, thoughts, dreams and aspirations coached in beautiful language is literature. In order to know the history of a nation’s...
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  • Local Literature
    a new administration takes over and new policies are made no continuity is pursued. Will the slogan, “It’s More Fun in the Philippines” last only three years from now.? Will it be replaced when a new administration takes over? This is a minor point; will initiatives today be continued in the future...
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  • Philippine Literature
    coconut plantation and a beach , church of our lady of sorrow, calle real, Sta.cruz particularly in calle luz, hometown of Julia salas , the time of the story is the Lenten season because they are celebrating the holy week proven by the procession they made with the our lady of sorrow. Characters : \...
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