Name: Hernal, Clarence Antonio V.
Date: July 29,2013
Dr. Melba Bergado
“Rizal, The Great Malayan”
In every history of a country there's always a hero who was able to bring the country's at its best. A hero who've done much for his fellowmen and even sacrificed himself for others. In the Philippines, history was engraved in our hearts in every corner of the country one may see that there's really a rich antiquity. And with this, as we unfold again history we came to across a part of it that really Filipinos was proud of. It is the birth of the National Hero Dr. Jose Protasio Rizal Mercado y Alonso Realonda. A hero where only few of us know what really his life is. Only those who studied it. As a matter of fact not all Filipino know the whole name of our national hero. That's why in this passages you're reading now is a passage I wrote for us to know some interesting facts, stories, issues I've learned from the short documentary.
The documentary film “Ang Buhay ng isang Bayani” shows how Jose Rizal lived his life with his own ideals and principles. Although he existed with a better life and belongs to a middle class family, it was clear for him how Filipino people suffered from the hands of the Spaniards who ruled the country in his time. In the film, Pin Medina played the role of Rizal and we can clearly see how Rizal’s principles works during his time. The film started with a phrase that goes like this, “Ang bayan ay kanser na panlipunan na kailangan ibalad sa templo ng sambayanang Pilipino” where with this Rizal was motivated to write novels. That can encourage Filipino to achieve the equality they need to have and the freedom of expressing and living with the Spaniards that time. Expressing his feelings through his works and writings helped him attain his goal that time. Where in he was already criticizing the political system of the Spaniards. How its' justice...
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