• My Brother
    My Brother’s Peculiar Chicken by Alejandro R. Roces Theme: Exploring Filipino Humor • Humor: “Only in the Philippines” Filipinos love to laugh and have fun Laughing at problems Very low suicide rate Optimism roots from our religion Optimism...
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  • Humbale
    his freshman year in the University of Arizona, Roces won Best Short Story for We Filipinos are Mild Drinkers. Another of his stories, My Brother’s Peculiar Chicken, was listed as Martha Foley’s Best American Stories among the most distinctive for years 1948 and 1951. Roces did not only focus on short...
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  • Nothing
    Summary of my brother's peculiar chicken by alejandro roces? He has a brother named Kiko and one day they found a strange chicken and fighted over it because they don't know whether its a rooster or a hen and then they told their parents and they fighted too. Now,they asked for help to Tinienteng Tasio...
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  • None
    Story No. 1 My Brother's Peculiar Chicken By: Alejandro R. Roces My brother Kiko once had a very peculiar chicken. It was peculiar because no one could tell whether it was a rooster or a hen. My brother claimed it was a rooster. I claimed it was a hen. We almost got whipped because we argued too...
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  • My Brother's Peculiar Chicken
    My Brother's Peculiar Chicken (Alejandro R. Roces) My brother Kiko once had a very peculiar chicken. It was peculiar because no one could tell whether it was a rooster or a hen. My brother claimed it was a rooster. I...
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  • My Brother's Peculiar Chicken
    My Brother's Peculiar Chicken (Alejandro R. Roces) My brother Kiko once had a very peculiar chicken. It was peculiar because no one could tell whether it was a rooster or a hen. My brother claimed it was a rooster. I...
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  • My Brothers Peculiar Chicken
    My brother Kiko once had a very peculiar chicken. It was peculiar because no one could tell whether it was a rooster or a hen. My brother claimed it was a rooster. I claimed it was a hen. We almost got whipped because we argued too much. The whole question began early one morning. Kiko and I were...
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  • You and I
    My Brother’s Peculiar Chicken Alejandro R. Roces My brother Kiko had a very peculiar chicken. It was very peculiar because no one could tell whether it was a rooster or a hen. My brother claimed it was a rooster. I claimed it was a hen. We almost got lynched trying to settle the...
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  • Of Cocks and Hens
    decades. The Roces family is the country's biggest publisher of newspapers and weeklies in several languages and dialects. Lately two of the author's brothers have entered politics. Roces finished high school a t the Ateneo de Manila, after which he went to the United States to tqke up engineering a t a...
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  • Ambradul
    by a thirsty goat came along. Seeing the fox in the well it asked if the water was good. “Good”, said the fox “It’s the best water I’ve tasted in all my life. Come down and try it yourself.” The goat was thirsty so he got into the well. When he had drunk enough, he looked around but there was no way...
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  • While Exploring an Aquarium
    While exploring an aquarium, I found this quaint little dark room with these odd fish in them; never had I seen such a peculiar animal because it was glowing in the dark. I was so astounded by these fish that after visiting the aquarium I did everything I could to find out more about these fish. While...
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  • A Shawl for Anita
    A Shawl For Anita My mother brought us up single-handedly. It was a Herculean task for a woman so frail, dealing with three adolescent children. But she managed. She never finished high school, but her deft hands had skillfully eked out a living for the four of us. She was good at knitting. That tided...
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  • Asss
    listened to the musical sizzling of thick strips of bacon or ham. I can remember one afternoon when our neighbour’s servants roasted three chickens. The chickens were young and tender and the fat that dripped into the burning coals gave off an enchanting odour. We watched the servants turn the beautiful...
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  • compilation of contemporary short stories and literary approach
    consciousness from time to time. That sharp crack of the bat, the screeches and groans of the boys still unnerve her remembering all the screams of her brothers – Ciso and Joey as their father beats them with a leather belt. Then Dora received a bunch of wilted envelopes full of her older brother’s letter...
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  • Daily Life Journal
    today which is pretty early for me. Mom kept telling me to wake up because it was almost breakfast so I eventually got up. As I walked to the door with my eyes barely open I sniffed a very pleasant and familiar odour. It was the ever so elegant smell of freshly made pancake batter, with some sort of candy...
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  • hello person i dont know
    Gleasons. After arriving at the house, we shook hands with our hosts and packed ourselves into a sofa. As our family of four sat stiffly in a row, my younger brother and I stole glances at our parents for a clue as to what to do next. Mrs. Gleason offered the relish tray to Mother. The tray looked pretty...
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  • Literqture
    Castillejo) Short Story: Mayday Eve Poem: Bihirang Masulat ang Kaligayahan Group 4 (De Jesus, Dela Cruz, Sioco) Short Story : My Brother’s Peculiar Chicken Poem: Poem 10 Group 5 (Chen, Uy, Qiu) Short Story: Dead Stars Poem: Gabu Group 6 (Fule, Lim, Quinzon) Short Story: The Small...
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  • Nkjncslkc
    CHAPTER SUMMARIES WITH NOTES AND ANALYSIS NEW YORK, 1998 Summary This opening vignette shows the narrator as he has arrived in the United States after his lost boyhood in Sierra Leone. He is attending high school there and his fellow students question him over and over about his life in his...
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  • Lomo
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  • College Restaurant Review
    drive out into the Oregon countryside. We drove out into the deep wooded landscape about fifteen miles, or so, west of Portland down a long dark road. My sister had clued me into a “quaint and unique McMenamins” out this way, but as we drove along I started to wonder if this “so-called” tavern really existed...
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