• The House in Zapote Street
    THE HOUSE ON ZAPOTE STREET Quijano de Manila About the Author Quijano de Manila is the pen name of Nick Joaquin. He started writing before the war and his first story, “Three Generations” has been hailed as a masterpiece. He has been recipient of almost all the prestigious awards in literat...
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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...
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  • Electra complex in “The House on Zapote Street”
    Our parents are the best treasure that we could have in our life. They are the reason why we exist in this beautiful creation of God, our world. From the moment of our conception until our age of adolescence we are still under the supervision of our parents. But when the right time comes and...
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  • About Nick Joaquin
    About Nick Joaquin Nicomedes Marquez Joaquin (May 4, 1917–April 29, 2004) was a Filipino writer, historian and journalist, best known for his short stories and novels in the English language. He also wrote using the pen name Quijano de Manila. Joaquin was conferred the rank and title of Nationa...
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  • May Day Eve by Nick Joaquin
    May Day Eve By Nick Joaquin The old people had ordered that the dancing should stop at ten o’clock but it was almost midnight before the carriages came filing up the departing guests, while the girls who were staying were promptly herded upstairs to the bedrooms, the young men gathering around t...
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  • Life of Nick Joaquin
    Nick Joaquin Early life and education Joaquín was born in Paco, Manila, one of ten children of Leocadio Joaquín, a colonel under General Emilio Aguinaldo in the 1896 Revolution, and Salome Márquez, a teacher of English and Spanish. After being read poems and stories by his mother, the boy Joa...
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  • Summer Solstice Buy Nick Joaquin
    | “Summer Solstice” by Nick Joaquin « on: April 04, 2009, 11:03:00 PM » | | The classic short story by the late Philippine National Artist for Literature, set in the 1850s, portrays the collision between raw instincts and refined culture. Its main character, Doña Lupeng, initially rejects a...
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  • The House of Zapote
    Dr. Leonardo Quitangon, a soft-spoken, mild-mannered, cool-tempered Caviteno, was still fancy-free at 35 when he returned to Manila, after six years abroad. Then, at the University of Santo Tomas, where he went to reach, he met Lydia Cabading, a medical intern. He liked her quiet ways and began to d...
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  • The Summer Solstice by Nick Joaquin Plot Summary
    The Summer Solstice by Nick Joaquin Plot Summary The last day of Tatarin is the same day as St John's Day. The story is set on St John's Day in the 1850s in the Philippines. Entoy tells Dona Lupeng that Amada has participated in the ritual. While they are onboard a carriage, Dona Lupeng talks about...
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  • Nick Joaquin
    PROJECT in ENGLISH 1 BOOK REPORT Setting Garden Pond Hong Kong House Apartment Airport England Spain School Binondo Characterization Pepe Monson - a horse doctor Connie Escobar – The Woman Who Had Two Navels Macho Escobar - Connie’s insane husband...
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  • The House on Mango Street
    Oakland Unified School District - Lesson by Mary. Scott for House on Mango Street by Sandra Cisneros BOOK REVIEW – Page 3 (Cultural or Human Rights Essay) Cisneros, Sandra. The House on Mango Street, New York: Random House, 1984. “The House on Mango Street” Complete the following: 1)...
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  • May Day Eve By Nick Joaquin
    May Day Eve By Nick Joaquin The major characters in May Day Eve are Badoy, Agueda, Anastasia,Agueda's daughter, and Voltaire (Badoy's grandson).[5] Agueda and Badoy have different personalities. Agueda was described to be a bold, liberated, and a non-conformist young woman who was “ahead...
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  • Summary of Nick Joaquin's Summer Solstice
    Nick Joaquin The Summer Solstice THE MORETAS WERE spending St. John's Day with the children's grandfather, whose feast day it was. Doña Lupeng awoke feeling faint with the heat, a sound of screaming in her ears. In the dining room the three boys already attired in their holiday suits, were at...
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  • Chronicles of Nick - Invincible
    To my boys, who wanted a book to share with their friends. For my husband, who has always been the wind beneath my wings. And as always, to you, the reader, for taking these fun journeys with me. ACKNOWLEDGMENTS To all my paranormal investigating friends and colleagues, thanks for all the fun a...
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  • Trauma on Mango Street
    Nick Hoberg The Trauma of Mango Street The House on Mango Street is a story of a young girl who lives on a poor street in Chicago. During the story the young girl, whose name is Esperanza, has various interactions with the people of the street as well as both witnessing and experiencing an assor...
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  • A Doll's House, Textual Analysis
    Textual Analysis of ‘A Doll’s House’ Act III, pp. 96-104 Henrik Ibsen’s ‘A Doll’s House’ shows a woman turning her back on her husband and her children at the end. It was quite a novelty for a play of the Victorian era to have such an ending for it challenges the society and its norm...
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  • 7 Creative Ways to Buy Your First House
    7 creative ways to buy your first house A pricey market poses big challenges for first-time buyers. Though some are daring, one of these options might be for you. By MP Dunleavey So you want to buy a place of your own but can't figure out how to pull together the necessary cash and financing? If...
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  • The Dolls House
    Summary: Act One of A Doll’s House opens on Christmas Eve. Nora Helmer enters into a living room that is well furnished. This living room is where all of the action in the play takes place. Nora has gone and done some Christmas shopping for the children and as soon as she comes in her husband, To...
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  • English Doll House Themes
    The interwoven themes of A Doll's House recur throughout most of Ibsen's works. The specific problem of this drama deals with the difficulty of maintaining an individual personality — in this case a feminine personality — within the confines of a stereotyped social role. The problem is personi...
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  • Great Gatsby Nick
    In an epigraph to the book, Malgonkar quotes verse 27 of "The Path of Knowledge" from the Bhagavad Gita: "Desire and Aversion are opposite shadows. Those who allow themselves to be overcome by their struggle cannot rise to a knowledge of reality." T h e author gives his treatment of the theme of int...
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