PLACE – at a big girls' college in Manila, in the little chapel TIME – Morning
SOCIAL CONDITION – Wealthy, characters are culture bounded (In economic terms, the reader can easily predict that the characters are somehow wealthy considering that the narrator, who happens to be the niece of the dead poet, is - boarding at the big girls' college in Manila, the presence of a conference room and the regular use of Spanish language. These are matters that only well-off families can afford and practiced. *The story is so culture bounded and is so reflective of our society.) MOOD/ATMOSPHERE – Gloomy (the first story line already shows a tint of innocence and simplicity but the gloomy tone of the story is already felt.)
NARRATOR (Aida Rivera Ford) – the poet’s niece, the author UNCLE - a great poet
AUNT SOPHIA - the legal wife, she’s patience and loyal.
ESA –the mistress, young, accomplished, a woman of means.
RISING ACTION –
FALLING ACTION –
KIND: EXTERNAL (Character is tangling outside forces)
TYPES: MAN vs. MAN ()
MAN vs. CIRCUMSTANCES ()
5. POINT OF VIEW
KIND: OMNICIENT (All Knowing) –The author can narrate the story. *In this story Aida Rivera uses 1st person-I, she includes herself in the story by narrating what happened. She was able to illustrate to us the competition and rivalry between the legal wife (no.1), and the mistress (no.2). How the mistress struggles and how other people treat her and judge her. 6. THEME - LOVE and INNOCENCE (It is a story with a focal point focused on love and innocence in the context of death.)