"The Use Of Independent Films On Teaching Philippine Literature" Essays and Research Papers

The Use Of Independent Films On Teaching Philippine Literature

Problem and it’s Scope Literature has been traditionally understood having dual purpose of entertaining and educating its audience. Literary texts are constructed in effect as objects of beauty, sources of pleasure and as conveyors of messages and information. The entertaining and beautiful aspect of literary works acts in reality as part of the appeal and attractiveness which the work tries to attach to the ideas which it seeks to convey. The beauty of literature is therefore a part of its rhetoric...

Critical thinking, Culture, Education 1249  Words | 4  Pages

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Philippine Literature

Literature Under the Republic (1946-1985) The Japanese occupation leaves the Philippine economy in ruins and it seemed that massive foreign aid could rebuild it. With the life of the Filipinos hanging in the balance because of hunger, insecurity and terror. Many Filipinos resorted to collaborating with the Japanese for reasons such as politics, survival and opportunity. After the Pacific War ended, collaborators were given amnesty by President Manual Roxas. The amnesty was a result of the US...

Ferdinand Marcos, Filipino language, Filipino people 1651  Words | 6  Pages

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Literature: Philippine Drama Philippine

PATHFINDER ON PHILIPPINE LITERATURE Scope Note: “Philippine Literature is a diverse and rich group of works that has evolved side by side with the country’s history. Literature has started with fables and legends made by the ancient Filipinos long before the arrival of the Spanish influence. The main themes of Philippine literature focus on the country’s pre-colonial cultural traditions and the sociopolitical histories of its colonial and contemporary traditions.” (Quoted from: http://www.wikipilipinas...

Emilio Aguinaldo, Filipino language, Filipino people 1289  Words | 4  Pages

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Philippine Literature

------------------------------------------------- A Brief History of Philippine Literature in English I.                    Pre-Colonial Period -          Consisted of early Filipino literature passed down orally; oral pieces have a communal authorship – it was difficult to trace the original author of the piece since oral literature did not focus on ownership or copyright, rather on the act of storytelling itself; -          Many oral pieces became lost in the wave of the new literary...

Colonialism, Filipino people, Literature 1237  Words | 5  Pages

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Philippine Literature

LiteraturePhilippines Literature—Philippines Philippine literature, written in Filipino, English, Spanish, and Philippine languages (e.g., Cebuan, Ilocano, Tagalog, Hiligaynon, Pampangan, Hanunuo-Mangyan, and Bontok), has been influenced by colonization, economic and social systems, religion, and political movements. An oral tradition continues to exist through epics, riddles, poems, and legends of the country's around sixty ethnolinguistic groups, reflecting a culture linked with...

Colonialism, Filipino language, Literature 1923  Words | 7  Pages

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Philippine Independent Films Versus Mainstream Movies: Intellectual Hunger or Escapist Entertainment?

Philippine independent films versus mainstream movies: intellectual hunger or escapist entertainment? Thesis statement: Due to an intellectual hunger that needs to be fed, Philippine independent films tackle real life sensitive issues that the society experience while mainstream movies offer the mass market escapist entertainment which divert away from reality. Tentative sentence outline: I. On making films that either feeds intellectual hunger or satisfies escapist entertainment...

Art, Film, Film director 487  Words | 3  Pages

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Philippine Literature

Philippine Literature How My Brother Leon Brought A Wife Submitted by: Ishmael E. Evangelista Submitted to: Score: _______ Content I. Title II. Author III. Setting IV. Characters a. Plot b. Exposition c. Complication d. Climax e. Denouement f. Resolution V. Reaction I. Title How my Brother Leon brought a Wife In the story, Leon arrived with his wife, Maria in the rural meeting Leon's brother, Baldo for the first time. They took a surprising route home for Leon, but it was meant as...

Bauang, La Union, Fiction, High school 898  Words | 7  Pages

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philippine literature

tribal Filipinos, or among lowland Filipinos that have maintained their links with the culture of their non-Islamic or non-Christian ancestors According to scholar William Henry Scott , “there is a discrepancy between what is actually known about Philippine prehistory and what has been written about it” many chroniclers possessed biases towards early Filipinos andthese were reflected in their accounts/writings.  Folk tales, epics, poems and marathon chants existed in most ethnolinguistic groups...

Colonialism, Culture, Fiction 1574  Words | 7  Pages

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Film and Teaching

Wanjiku Mwangi ENC 1102 Research Paper Teaching an Old Dog New Tricks: Fostering Critical Thinking in Writing Classroom Using Film Composition Composition has long been established as a core element to the writing objective. Much effort has been used to classify different themes, styles and conventions within written works. This investigation into this particular medium has made for a scholarly outlook on writing. What was once a medium for simple communication; is now able to express varying...

Communication, Composition studies, Creative writing 1913  Words | 8  Pages

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Philippine Literature

Bikol literature Cebuano literature Children’s literature, Philippine Children’s stories, Philippine (English) College student’s writings, Philippines Epic poetry, Philippine Folk literature, Philippine Folk poetry, Philippine Gaddang literature Gay’s writings, Philippine (English) Hiligaynon literature Horror tales, Philippine (English) Humorous stories, Philippine (English) Iloko literature ...

Emilio Aguinaldo, Filipino language, Filipino people 861  Words | 4  Pages

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Poetry and Philippine Literature

LIVESmore... Panitikan: An Essay On Philippine Literature Philippine Literature started as a chant from tribes/ tribal chanting until the present time where in colonial days, the voices of the Filipinos against the Spaniards is voiced out through their native languages and through English (in verse and in prose). Development: riddles/ chanting/Through Voices/sound to written works such as verse and prose. - Indigenous Philippine Literature was born in the ethnic community -...

Colonial history of the United States, Colonialism, Filipino people 1021  Words | 6  Pages

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PHILIPPINE LITERATURE

PHILIPPINE LITERATURE (MIDTERM) 1. AWIT is a form of Filipino poetry. Its literal translation into English is "song," although in the context of poetry, it is closer to the narrative. Ang awit ay isang uri ng tulang pasalaysay na binubuo ng tig-aapat na taludtod ang bawat saknong, na ang bawat taludtod ay may lalabindalawahing pantig, at ang tradisyonal na dulong tugma ay isahan (aaaa, bbbb, cccc, at iba pa). Karaniwang paksa ng awit ang pakikipagsapalaran ng bayani, ngunit ang iba'y tumatalakay...

Andrés Bonifacio, José Rizal, Katipunan 1547  Words | 4  Pages

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Level of Awareness on Philippine Independent Films

LEVEL OF AWARENESS ON SELECTED PHILIPPINE INDEPENDENT FILMS OF AB COMMUNICATION STUDENTS In partial fulfilment of the the subject Thesis Writing CHAPTER 1 Rationale Movies have been an important part of everyday experience for more than a century. Most people already know a great deal about it. But majority of viewers appreciate those on the mainstreams without giving prior notice to the existence of independent films. The chances for an indie film to elicit at least a semblance of ‘mainstream...

Art film, Independent film, Movie studio 3174  Words | 11  Pages

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My Philosophy on Teaching Literature

My Philosophy in Teaching Literature I believe all children can learn to read in a classroom that is integrated with differentiated instruction and has a safe and engaging learning environment which is rich with a variety of literature to light that spark in the children to want to learn. I will make an effort to get to know my children in order to be able to provide a classroom library with nonfiction books to inform the inquiring mind, picture books for the artistic mind, and fiction books to...

Children's literature, Education, Educational psychology 1164  Words | 3  Pages

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Reflection in Philippine Literature

first subject is “Philippine Literature in English (Phil. lit.)”, there was a lady entered in our classroom, I think she was also one of the students, but I'm wrong she is our teacher, because the teacher sit in desk and showed that she is our teacher in that subject, Ms. Marites Nillo was her name, "a simple woman but charming" I said to myself. Philippine literature refers to all literature from the Philippines, written in Spanish, English, Tagalog, and a variety of other Philippine languages. Philippine...

Emilio Aguinaldo, Filipino language, Filipino people 991  Words | 3  Pages

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Film and Literature

Alyssa Famiglietti Film and Literature Professor Talbird Essay 1/Genre Analysis When it came to watching comedy films, I started realizing more and more that they'regenerally all the same story line. You have numerous characters, where something bad happens,or they get put into an obstacle which they need to overcome and of course Everything always works out in the end. Which makes sense when looking up the definition of Comedy, you see "a play, movie, etc., of light and humorous character...

Film, Jonah Hill, Judd Apatow 1952  Words | 5  Pages

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Literature V/S Films

Literature vs. Film Literature can, at times, have a fascinating connection with film. In some cases, it is evident that the two are intertwined in many more ways than the average person may realize. Whether it is a film or a piece of literature, both are written by someone that wants to impact readers or a viewing audience. With that being said, it is always a question of whether or not the author accomplished his or her goal and if the audience was impacted in the way he or she wanted. Is this intent...

Art, Fiction, Film 1475  Words | 5  Pages

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Philippine Literature

Philippine Literature PRE-SPANISH PERIOD Long before the Spaniards and other foreigners landed on Philippine shores, our fore fathers already had their own literature stamped in the history of our race. Whatever record our ancestors left were either burned by the Spanish friars in the belief that they were works of the devil or were written on materials easily perished, like the barks of trees, dried leaves and bamboo cylinders. Other records that remained showed folk songs that proved existence...

Ferdinand Magellan, Filipino language, History of the Philippines 1612  Words | 7  Pages

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Development of Philippine Literature

romance (awit and corrido) * Pasion * Cenaculo * Moro-moro * Carillo (shadow play) * Tibag * Zarzuela * Florante at Laura by Francisco Baltazar PROPAGANDA AND THE REVOLUTIONARY PERIOD *occurrence of nationalist literature *works were satirical and critical in nature Diariong Tagalog (1882), Spanish-Tagalog newspaper signaled the open campaign for reforms La Solidaridad (mouthpiece of reform movement) Noli Me Tangere and El Filibusterismo Propaganda writings...

Fiction, Filipino women writers, Filipino writers 1148  Words | 7  Pages

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Philippine Independent film as a Medium for Political and Social issues

 PHILIPPINE INDEPENDENT FILM AS A MEDIUM FOR POLITICAL AND SOCIAL ISSUES AS PERCEIVED BY MSEUF PROFESSORS AND STUDENTS An Undergraduate Thesis Presented to the Faculty of the College of Arts and Sciences Manuel S. Enverga University Foundation Lucena City In Partial Fulfillment of the Requirements for the Degree of Bachelor of Science in Mass Communication by: LEANDRA L. JARDELEZA CHAPTER I THE PROBLEM: ITS BACKGROUND AND RATIONALE Background of the Study Since today is a fast changing...

Art film, Film, Independent film 5635  Words | 17  Pages

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Pre-Spanish Philippine Literature

Bambi Rose M. Española BA Psychology III December 13, 2011 Philippines Pre-spanish Literature Even before the Spaniards came to the Philippines, the country already possessed a rich literary tradition. This tradition serves as a mirror of the life, values, hopes, ideals and aspirations of the ancient Filipino people. In this tradition, literary works were usually orally passed to the next generations. Ancient people used these literary works for recreation and ritual purposes. These...

Fiction, Joke, Literature 801  Words | 3  Pages

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Current Issues in Teaching Literature

entitled ‘Teaching Literature through Language: Some Consideration’ by Abraham Panavelil Abraham (Ph D) who is an English Professor at University of Nizwa, Oman. This research article mainly discusses on why teaching literature in language classroom is important, how to choose an appropriate literary text and also some strategies for teaching literature by creating an awareness of linguistic possibilities and sensibility. In the introduction, Abraham pointed out that commonly teachers will use ‘the traditional...

Education, Fiction, Language proficiency 1888  Words | 5  Pages

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Role-Play in Teaching Literature

Primarily set in Literature classes of Foreign Language Faculty of UTE the research employs both experiential and experimental methods. The first chapter of the thesis presents some factors that may affect the study, specifies the problems and aims of the study, and briefly describes the methodology. 1.1 Background of the Study Literature is a very versatile subject and is generally considered one of the most difficult subjects to teach and to study. Studying native literature in native language...

Education, English studies, Fiction 798  Words | 3  Pages

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philippine literature

  I should have tried to explain  But my tongue-tied I was  For I could clearly see  That I won't be lucky.  And it really pleases me much  That my love for you know  So I swear and promises you  That my life is just for you. Philippine Literature 1.Cactus (Tita Lacambra)  2. The Quarrel (Andres Cristobal Cruz) 3. People of Consequence (Ines Taccad Camayao) 4. The Rural Maid (Fernando M. Maramag) 5. Frustrated Wish (Carolina Arceo) 6. Ridiculous Welcome (Carolina Arceo) ...

ERE Informatique, God, Ocean 1290  Words | 6  Pages

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Teaching Methods and Techniques Employed by Teachers in Teaching English at Puerto Princesa City National Science High School Sy 2007-2008

is used in films, literature, songs, sports, business, products, trades and entertainment, and through these channels many English words and expressions are transmitted. When information is needed whether for private or professional use, it is often searched in English. Moreover, English is increasingly used in education and working life. This being the case, the Philippine Educational System have instituted a new language policy and program to develop a nation competent in the use of the English...

Education, English language, High school 1111  Words | 5  Pages

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Philippine Literature

LITERATURE REVIEWER 1) BONSAI by Edith Tiempo * TREE/SHRUB – “bonsai” * LOVE - “tie, son’s note, roto picture, shawl or money bill” * GOD - “sea shells” * MAN/WOMAN – “merest child” * OBJECTIVE – CORRELATIVE using symbolic (concrete explicit objects) * “act of compressing” – it can pass love to the next generation * very sentimental (the author) 2) PATALIM by Cirilo Bautista * “ng aming balaraw” – dagger, patience? * “sasaksakin ko siya sa likod...

Carlos Bulosan, Death, Filipino people 727  Words | 3  Pages

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Effects of Watching English Films to Filipinos Who Hardly Speak and Understand the Universal Language

“Effects of watching English films to Filipinos who hardly speak and understand the universal language.” By ANG, Paulo Nicko V. CALMA, Van Urik G. GARCIA, Gladys Michelle M. GUIAMO, Rina Angelica P. JALUAG, Irah A. ENGL 1023 Professor Carlos A. Garcia March 7, 2013 Topic Outline ROBOTS IN INDUSTRY: A BOON FOR EVERYONE Thesis Statement: __________________________________ I. Introduction A. English as the Universal Language B. Comprehension and Speaking Skills C. Development...

Cinema of the United States, English language, Film 1351  Words | 5  Pages

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Philippine Literature

PRE-SPANISH PERIOD HISTORICAL BACKGROUND Long time before the Spaniards and other foreigners landed onPhilippine shores, our forefathers already had their own literature stamped in the history of our race. Our ancient literature shows our customs and traditions in everyday life as traced in our folk stories, old plays and short stories. Our ancient ancestors also had their own alphabet which was different from that brought by the Spaniards. The first alphabet used by our ancestors was similar to...

Folklore, Moon, Sun 2302  Words | 7  Pages

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Characteristics of Philippine Literature

CHARACTERISTICS OF PHILIPPINE LITERATURE Philippine literature is the literature associated with the Philippines and includes the legends of prehistory, and the colonial legacy of the Philippines. Most of the notable literature of the Philippines was written during the Spanish period and the first half of the 20th century in Spanish language. Philippine literature is written in Spanish, English, Tagalog, and/or other native Philippine languages. Philippine literature refers to all literature from the...

English language, Filipino language, Languages of the Philippines 1061  Words | 4  Pages

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Literature vs Film

Art vs. Art 1. Introduction Literature can, at times, have a fascinating connection with film. Whether it is a film or a piece of literature, both are written by someone that wants to leave an impact on an audience. However, movies and books have different roles. They each have different strong points: books give better characterization, stronger revelations and inner conflict, but movies create better mood with music and visuals/effects. You should always read the book first because it...

Alice's Adventures in Wonderland, Book, Books 2194  Words | 6  Pages

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Critic on Teaching Philippine Folk Dances

CRITIQUE ON TEACHING PHILIPPINE FOLK DANCES Dance education involves teaching of the tradition, techniques, style and the methodologies of teaching the dance itself. Tradition is taught in and out of the school, making dance both as an academic discipline and a social practice or custom. The school teaches formally with syllabi and systems whereas the society teaches in communal activities from rites to games, from work to celebrations. Both serve to perpetuate tradition, by both hows, and whys...

Bayanihan Philippine National Folk Dance Company, Education, Folk dance 1289  Words | 3  Pages

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approach to teaching literature in the EFL room

Integrated Approach to Teaching Literature in the EFL Classroom This article considers the reasons why teachers often regard literature as inappropriate to the language classroom. These views reflect the historic separation between the study of language and the study of literature, which has led to the limited role of literature in the language classroom. However, the use of literary texts can be a powerful pedagogic tool. This article describes various approaches to teaching literature and provides a...

Anthropology, Fiction, Language acquisition 2128  Words | 4  Pages

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Hugo Film and Literature Adaptation

was trying to portray. These differences are what made the film a close adaptation. The way dialogue is portrayed differs in the novel. The film has time and background music to elaborate on details. The novel has to keep the audience engaged. Camera angle also help portray this dialogue. Thes camera angles can “add meaning to the subject being filmed” (Desmond Hawkes p.28). In this aspect the characters can get into more detail in the film. The connection between Hugo and the Automaton and how...

Film, Film director, Georges Méliès 1074  Words | 3  Pages

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Contemporary U.S. Literature and Film

ENH255: Contemporary U.S. Literature and Film RELATIONSHIP BETWEEN ADAPTATION ACROSS MEDIA AND MOTIF Miyazaki’s adoption of Jone’s children novel howl’s moving castle is undoubtedly the largest theatrical release of an animation in Japan. However, most importantly a critical approach to the film giving consideration to its source allows us to study Miyizaki’s version as a transformative adoption. Though the film retains most of its elements from the novel, Miyizaki adds a novel component of to...

2003 invasion of Iraq, Character, Curse 1181  Words | 3  Pages

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SUMMARY OF THE PHILIPPINES LITERATURE D

INTRODUCTION How the Spaniard influence Philippines literature. What are the changes made by the Spaniard to the Filipino tradition. How Spaniard change Filipinos life. Why did the Spanish friars burned down our ancestor records. What are the books printed during the Spaniard time SUMMARY OF PRE-SPANISH PERIOD The Pre Spanish Period The variety and abundance of Philippine literature evolved even before the colonial periods. Some parts of the Philippine literature are influenced by some Asian countries...

Epic poetry, Fairy tale, Filipino language 1390  Words | 7  Pages

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Film: a Form of Literature and Understanding It

Film: A Form of Literature and Understanding It The purpose of literature not only describes reality but also adds to it. It’s not merely a depiction of reality; it is rather a value-addition. Literary works are interpretations of the thinking patterns and social standards established in society. They are portrayals of the different aspects of everyday life. Literary works serve as a provision for thought and a boost for imagination and creativity. Reading and understanding literature can help...

Achilles, Film, Hector 880  Words | 3  Pages

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Literature

Literature Literature (from Latin litteraetantri (plural); letter) is the art of written works, and is not bound to published sources (although, under circumstances unpublished sources can be exempt). Literally translated, the word literature means "acquaintance with letters" (as in the "arts and letters"). The two major classification of literature are poetry and prose. "Literature" is sometimes differentiated from popular and ephemeral classes of writing. Terms such as "literary fiction" and...

Drama, Genre, Literature 1539  Words | 5  Pages

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A Touch of Philippine Literature.. Baby Thesis, Chapter One

INSPIRATION OF THE PHILIPPINE LITERATURE BEFORE AND TODAY A Brief Research Presented to: Mr. Stephen Tracy E. Tabamo English Teacher In Partial Fulfillment in the Subject Requirements for English III Presented by: Monica Mae I. Valdez III-Hope Date Submitted: 3/10/2012 CHAPTER I: THE PROBLEM AND ITS BACKGROUND Introduction: The differences of before and today were like a child’s growing status, ready to fall and develop itself to rise up. The Philippine literature has started with...

English language, Filipino language, Filipino people 1347  Words | 5  Pages

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The Evolution of Philippine Literature

Though relatively young compared to other world literatures, Philippine literature has come a long way in evolving from the early forms of folklore literature to the contemporary literature we know today. The changing times and the cultural influences brought about by both the foreign and local people have shaped the fate of Philippine literature. On the earliest times before the Spanish colonization, myths, legends, and tales were the forms of literature at hand. These reflected the indigenous culture...

Andrés Bonifacio, Colonialism, José Rizal 807  Words | 3  Pages

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Philippine Literature: Socio-Historical Background

Historically, Philippine Literature in English began with the coming of the Americans in 1898. The Filipinos learned another foreign language and were introduced to another alien culture. Used to the “leisurely tempo and ornate phraseology of the Castilian speech”, they had to adapt to a new language that was more or less direct and less florid. Spanish continued to dominate the circle of the elite but in the 30’s, it began to give way to English. At the same time, the vernacular languages continued...

Culture, Education, Filipino language 744  Words | 3  Pages

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Philippine Literature

length of a novel is highly undecided due to the numerous characters and situations included in it. In short, a novel is a comprehensive narrative on a large scale, in particular. Just like short stories, novels, too, have known to exist ever since literature came into existence. Amongst all the prose kinds, the novel dominates the industry, both in terms of quality and quantity. However, considering its quantity, its only rival is the magazine short story. Fable is a short allegorical tale emphasizing...

Fable, Meter, Poetic form 1416  Words | 5  Pages

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How Do Independent Films Sometimes Achieve Success?

Compared to Hollywood films, independent films usually don’t achieve a high amount of success (except for maybe one or two like The King’s Speech). They usually have a low budget and can sometimes not be as profitable as mainstream cinema because they are usually independently funded. However, because of the slow introduction of platforms like ‘Kickstarter’ and ‘IndieGoGo’ (which offer the public to be able to fund different ideas such as films), independent films are slowly starting to achieve the...

Art film, Cinema of the United States, Film 983  Words | 3  Pages

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Chapter 1 Philippine Lit.

Chapter I Philippine Literature is a diverse and rich group of works that has evolved side-by-side with the country’s history. Literature had started with fables and legends made 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 with much of the country's...

Emilio Aguinaldo, Filipino language, Filipino people 2206  Words | 6  Pages

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Philippine Literature During the Japanese Era

Philippine Literature during the Japanese Era Background During the Japanese Occupation, when Tagalog was favored by the Japanese military authority, writing in English was consigned to limbo. It picked up after the war, however, with a fervor and drive for excellence that continue to this day. Stevan Javellana's "Without Seeing the Dawn" (1947), the first postwar novel in English, was published in the United States. In 1946, the Barangay Writers Project was founded to help publish books in English...

Elpidio Quirino, Filipino people, Filipino women writers 1270  Words | 4  Pages

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Literature: a Tool for Philippine Liberation

INTRODUCTION Literature reflects the culture of a nation. It can serve as a tool to express a feeling and emotion. Remember during the Spanish regime, Rizal exploited the functions of literature. His two novels, Noli Me Tangere and El Filibusterismo contained a lot of subversive themes that sparked the revolution and consequently the victory over the Spaniards. Literature is deeply rooted in the culture of a nation. Stories and poems reflect the local color of its origin. The poem "Stopping by...

Andrés Bonifacio, Emilio Aguinaldo, José Rizal 1687  Words | 5  Pages

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Philippines Literature

"The Philippine Literature now a days" The diversity and richness of Philippine literature evolved side by side with the country's history. Long before the Spaniards and other foreigners landed or set foot on Philippine shores, our forefathers already had their own literature stamped in the history of our race. Our ancient literature shows our customs and traditions in everyday life as traced in our folk stories, old plays and short stories. Our ancestors also had their own alphabet which was...

Education, Genre, Immanuel Kant 356  Words | 2  Pages

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Vampiric Evolution in Literature and Film

Vampiric Evolution: Changes in the Modern Vampire Samantha Noelle M. Aquino University of the Philippines, Manila VAMPIRIC EVOLUTION 2 Vampires are notorious for being creatures of the night that feed on...

Bram Stoker, Count Dracula, Dracula 2798  Words | 7  Pages

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The Teaching of Literatures in English VII

The Case of Algerian Universities Issue? How is knowledge in literature transmitted? What are the didactic parameters that determine the particularity of its transmission? Which kind of policy dictates that transmission? What are the characteristics of the Algerian University Context? Literature lectures: three antagonistic alternatives The profile of graduation and post- graduation→ Quantity The programme of the Ministry of Higher Education→ Quantity The Student’s career worries→ Efficiency...

La Folie, Literature, Postgraduate education 755  Words | 17  Pages

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Incorporating Literature in Esl Teaching and Learning Dr.A.Joycilin Shermila

INCORPORATING LITERATURE IN ESL TEACHING AND LEARNING Dr.A.Joycilin Shermila Associate Professor in English Annammal College of Education for Women Tuticorin – 628 003 TamilNadu, India ajshermila@gmail.com Literature that was initially read and enjoyed by enthusiasts and elites has gradually paved its way to become a more dynamic resource in teaching English as a second language. Literature in language classroom can enhance the critical thinking abilities...

Foreign language, Language acquisition, Language education 2482  Words | 7  Pages

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Literature: an Inspiration for Film

Literature: An Inspiration for Film Masterpieces ought to have a muse. A muse doesn’t always need to be a beautiful woman femme fatale, either, as popular belief might suggest. It simply must be an inspiration; a child with a watering can for Renoir, a quarrel with a woman for Ray Charles. Inspiration can be everywhere, so why not in words? Literature can be- and often is- a grande muse for people. One of the most popular ways literature embraces it’s splendid inspirationalism is through the big...

Alison Eastwood, Clint Eastwood, Film 1330  Words | 4  Pages

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Philippine Folk Literature

PHILIPPINE FOLK LITERATURE Ms. Arcelyn N. Sangalang Instructor- Engl04 Cpoyright 2010 PHILIPPINE FOLK LITERATURE  traditional oral literature of the Filipino people  refers to the collection of tales and superstition about magical creatures and entities  wide range of material due to the ethnic mix of the Philippines 3 MAJOR GROUPS folk narratives folk speech folk songs PHILIPPINE MYTHOLOGY  derived from Philippine folk literature  stories of ancient Philippine mythology include...

Comparative mythology, Cryptozoology, God 1308  Words | 17  Pages

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Independent Films

Independent films Independent films today are generally defined as American films financed and distributed by sources outside today's Big Six and its subsidiaries. {text:bookmark-start} {text:bookmark-end} {text:bookmark-start} {text:bookmark-start} {text:bookmark-end} {text:bookmark-end} Present day and digital filmmaking Taiting, Abdul Written Report Mr. Mike P. Limon In an effort to cash in on the present day boom in independent film, today's Big Six major studios, have created a number...

Film festival, Fine Line Features, HBO 512  Words | 2  Pages

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Use of Games in Teaching Grammar

males (Keller, 1983; Aacken, 1999; Dornyei&Shoaib, 2005). These are due to students’ unlike levels of motivation, attitudes and anxiety towards language learning, further influenced by their learning characteristics and styles, lesson content and teaching strategies, social environment and supportive mechanisms, family influences and peer pressures, cognition levels, and so forth (Williams, Burden &Lanvers, 2002). It is important to note that the challenges facing urban school systems are not entirely...

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Use of Technology in Teaching Esl

AND TECHNOLOGY The use of technology can enhance the quality of teaching and learning in ESL classes but there are important stages to follow with ESL learners. Teachers need to keep in mind that there is an additional level of language to cover in order to make ESL learners ‘ technology literate’. PRE- TECHNOLOGY LESSON This stage involves building the field and explicitly teaching the context as a means of preparation for the lessons to follow. Emphasis is placed on the use of language features...

Application software, Computer software, Education 595  Words | 3  Pages

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Literature Region 10 Philippines

LITERATURE IN REGION X (Northern Mindanao)  Designated as Region X of the Philippines, Northern Mindanao (Filipino:Hilagang Mindanao) is composed of five provinces and two cities classified as highly- urbanized, all occupying the north- central part of Mindanao island, and the island-province of Camiguin. The regional center is Cagayan De Oro City, where the national government's regional offices and other big establishments are located. Cultural groups • Majority of the region's inhabitants...

Bukidnon, Cagayan de Oro City, Mindanao 1002  Words | 5  Pages

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Philippine Literature

GENERAL TYPES OF LITERATURE Literature can generally be divided into two types: prose and poetry. Prose consists of those written within the common flow of conversation in sentences and paragraphs, while poetry refers to those expressions in verse, with measure and rhyme, line and stanza and has a more melodious tone. I. Prose There are many types of prose. These include novels, biographies, short stories, contemporary dramas, legends, fables, essays, anecdotes, news and speeches. 1...

Andrés Bonifacio, Emilio Aguinaldo, José Rizal 13467  Words | 43  Pages

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Literature and It's Relevance in Modern Times

Nair Feb 8, 2013 Literature and its Relevance in Modern Times Before the importance of literature is discussed we must ask ourselves: “What is literature?” Many individuals that are asked that question will often give a complex answer for it seems to be a complex word. Some of the answers may include “it involves reading” or “it’s when you write”. These are both true, but when you actually think about it, literature is so much more than that, especially with how often we use it in our day-to-day...

Graphic novel, Literature, Novel 1524  Words | 4  Pages

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The Philippines

Demographics The national population of the Philippines is approximately ninety million people. The national language of the Philippines is Filipino, which is also called Tagalog. English is also spoken and understood throughout the country. English is the language for commercial and legal transactions. The Philippines is the third largest English-speaking country in the world. The major religion of the Philippines is Roman Catholicism. The Philippines is divided into three different geographical...

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Dead Poets Society: Film Techniques Essay

Dead Poets Society Directed by Peter Weir Film Techniques Essay Keating believed in educating the boys to be “free thinkers”. How did this teaching of his philosophy have a positive and/or negative impact on the boys? How has Peter Weir used film techniques to reflect this positive and/or negative impact? Throughout the duration of the film, Dead Poets Society directed by Peter Weir, a number of film techniques are expressed to reflect the positive but also the negative impacts of...

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Film Genre

Film genre From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia See also: List of genres#Film genres and television genre In film theory, genre ( /ˈʒɒnrə/ or /ˈdʒɒnrə/) refers to the method based on similarities in the narrative elements from which films are constructed. Most theories of film genre are borrowed from literary genre criticism. As with genre in a literary context, there is a great deal of debate over how to define or categorize genres.[citation needed]. Besides the basic distinction in genre between...

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