• Anatomy of the Anti-Hero
    truly like me, and not flatter me at all, but remark all these roughnesses, pimples, warts, and everything as you see me. -- Oliver Cromwell Two views of Rizal that scan the man behind the monument are clearly headed for controversy. A startling anatomy of the hero is offered in "The First Filipino" by...
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  • The American Era
    The American Era Historical Background * The Filipino revolutionists won against the Spaniards who colonized us for more than 300 years. * The Fil-American war resulted in the defeat of Gen. Miguel Malvar in 1903. * The American Rule was influenced by two factors: 1.) EDUCATION- many...
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  • Phil .Literature
    a greater number of Filipinos. Those who availed of this education through college were able to improve their social status and joined a good number of educated masses who became part of the country’s middle class.  The use of English as medium of instruction introduced Filipinos to Anglo-American modes...
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  • Rizal
    Philippines or elsewhere—no streets have been named after her, nor monuments erected in her memory. The problem is that we know very little of Josephine. What compounds the historian’s task is the paucity of reliable documents, not to mention the existence of spurious ones, including the so-called autobiography...
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  • This Is Just a Test
    of 1000 Wanted: Chaperon By Wilfrido Ma. Guerrero Drama : WANTED: A CHAPERON Wilfrido Ma. Guerrero To the memory of Amalia B. Reyes First Performance: The Filipino Players, under the authors direction... Premium Wanted: a Chaperon By Wilfrido Ma. Guerrero Reyes ABOUT: Wanted: A Chaperon is a play...
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  • Philippine Literature
    by the ancient Filipinos long before the arrival of Spanish influence. The main themes of Philippine literature focus on the country’s pre-colonial cultural traditions and the socio-political histories of its colonial and contemporary traditions. It is not a secret that many Filipinos are unfamiliar...
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  • Jose Rizal : Re-Discovering the Revolutionary Filipino Hero in the Age of Terrorism
    JOSE RIZAL : RE-DISCOVERING THE REVOLUTIONARY FILIPINO HERO IN THE AGE OF TERRORISM BY E. SAN JUAN, Jr. Fellow, WEB Du Bois Institute, Harvard University Yo la tengo, y yo espero que ha de brillar un dia en que venza la Idea a la fuerza brutal, que despues de la lucha y la lenta agonia, otra vzx...
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  • Region 1
    is one of several regional Philippine literatures. It is one of the most active tributaries to the generalPhilippine literature, next to Tagalog (Filipino) and Philippine Literature in English. ------------------------------------------------- History of Iloko literature Pre-colonial Iloko literature...
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  • Dr. Jose Rizals House
    history and see a replication of the original house of Dr. Jose Rizal at Nayong Pilipino complete with furnishings from the period. This man was a Filipino of great and varied learning. He was a true nationalist, and during the Spanish colonial era was one of the most well-known supporters for transformation...
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  • Where Is the Patis
    Carmen Guerrero Nakpil (b. July 19, 1922) is a Filipino journalist, author, historian and public servant. She was born in Ermita, Manila, into the Guerrero clan of that town, who were painters and poets, as well as scientists and doctors. Her paternal grandfather was Leon Maria Guerrero (b. January...
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  • Paper Works
    encyclopedia Jump to: navigation, search Philippine literature in English has its roots in the efforts of the United States, then engaged in a war with Filipino nationalist forces at the end of the 19th century. By 1901, public education was institutionalized in the Philippines, with English serving as the...
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  • philippines goverment history
    Magdiwang and magdalo (Katipunan faction) The Magdiwang and magdalo was a chapter of the Katipunan, a Philippine revolutionary organization founded by Filipino rebels in Manila in 1892, with the aim to gain independence from Spain. In December 1896, Bonicaio was invited by the Katipuneros of Cavite to come...
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  • Rizal's Retraction Letter
    execution. Retraction means that he is taking back what he said against the Catholic Church in the Philippines and the Friars. If this were true, it would mean that Rizal went back to become a Catholic again after being a Mason in Europe. Moreover, like a coin, there were also two sides of the story. The...
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  • Literature in English
    composed of the works in poetry and prose written by Filipinos in the English language. It constitutes, in the overall literary landscape, a larger stream than that written in Spanish, a much smaller stream than that written in the vernacular languages like Tagalog, Cebuano, Ilongo, Ilocano, Waray, Pampango...
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  • Philippine Literature
    fictitious narratives, usually about origins. 5. Fables. These are fictitious and they deal with animals and inanimate things who speak and act like people and their purpose is to enlighten the minds of children to events that can mold their ways and attitudes. 6. Anecdotes. These are merely...
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  • Philippine Literature
    can trace the rich heritage of ideas handed down to us from our forefathers. Then we can understand ourselves better and take pride in being a Filipino. Like other races of the world, we need to understand that we have a great and noble tradition which can serve as the means to assimilate other cultures...
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  • Philippine Literature
    can trace the rich  heritage of ideas handed  down to us from  our forefathers. Then  we can understand ourselves  better and take pride  in being a Filipino.       Like  other races of the  world, we need to  understand that we have  a great and noble  tradition which can  serve as the means  to assimilate other ...
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  • Philippine Literature Part I
    can trace the rich heritage of ideas handed down to us from our forefathers. Then we can understand ourselves better and take pride in being a Filipino.   Like other races of the world, we need to understand that we have a great and noble tradition which can serve as the means to assimilate other cultures...
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  • JP Rizal
    Teodora Alonso (mother) Signature Jose rizal signature.svg José Protacio Rizal Mercado y Alonso Realonda (June 19, 1861 – December 30, 1896), was a Filipino nationalist, novelist, poet, ophthalmologist, journalist, and revolutionary. He is widely considered the greatest national hero of the Philippines...
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  • American Literary Periods
    important issue for the United States colonial government, since it allowed it to spread their cultural values, particularly the English language, to the Filipino people.[2] Every child from age 7 was required to register in schools located in their own town or province. The students were given free school...
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