An introduction 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 study of literature starts students on their journey in the creative life students deepen their understanding of themselves and their world by reading literary texts - local and global, classical and contemporary -- taught from a multicultural perspective. Contents, hierarchical structure, and interpretation a form is the organization, arrangement, or framework of a literary work the manner or style of constructing, arranging, and coordinating the parts of a composition for a pleasing or effective result. The various literary awards such as the don carlos palanca memorial awards for literature, the philippines free press, philippine graphic, home life and panorama literary awards encourage him to compete with his peers and hope that his creative efforts will be rewarded in the long run.
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. The literary forms in philippine literature most filipino literature is handed down orally from one generation to another - reflecting the daily activities in the life of the primitive filipinos and their environment (harvey, 2010)philippine literature has started with fables and legends made by the ancient filipinos long before the arrival. Post-colonial literature the post-colonial literature in the philippines exhibited several characteristics the first covered a literary period typified by experimentation with a new language, particularly the forms and imagery that are offered by english and american literature. The literary forms in philippine literature monday, june 16, 2008 the diversity and richness of philippine literature evolved side by side with the country's.
The different literary periods in philippine literature include the pre-colonial period, the spanish colonial era, the american colonial era and the contemporary period. In the 18th century, secular literature from spain in the form of medieval ballads inspired the native poetic-drama form called the komedya, later to be called moro-moro because these often dealt with the theme of christians triumphing over moslems (lumbera, p 15. In this lesson, you will learn what is meant by the term genre in addition, the main types of literary genres will be described, with examples given for each. 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 medium of instruction. Literary history from pre-colonial to the contemporary enumerate the themes, structures, and elements of myths, traditional narratives, and classical and contemporary literature.
For literature, the philippines free press, philippine graphic, home life and panorama literary awards encourage the filipino writer to compete with his peers and hope that his creative efforts will be rewarded in the long run. You just clipped your first slide clipping is a handy way to collect important slides you want to go back to later now customize the name of a clipboard to store your clips. Philippine literary texts have been records of everyday life, historical documents, receptacles of values, and either participants in the colonial discourses of the colonizers, or testaments to freedom and sovereignty.
The americans brought new literary forms such as free verse, the modern short story, and the critical essay american influences were deeply entrenched with the firm establishment of english as the medium of instruction in all schools and with literary modernism that highlighted the writer's individuality and cultivated consciousness of craft. The literary forms in philippine literature by: christine f godinez-ortega the diversity and richness of philippine literature evolved side by side with the country's history. 1 the literary forms in philippine literature by: christine f godinez-ortega christine godinez-ortega teaches creative writing and literature at the mindanao state university-iligan institute of technology.
Philippine literary periods - free download as word doc (doc), pdf file (pdf), text file (txt) or read online for free scribd is the world's largest social reading and publishing site search search. Different periods of philippine literature pre-colonial period (--bc to 1564) a characteristics 1based on oral traditions 2crude on ideology and phraseology b literary forms oral literature a. Notes on the literary forms of the pre-colonial period pre-colonial inhabitants of the philippines have a rich oral tradition of literature, which is composed of folk speeches, folk songs, folk narratives, and indigenous rituals and mimetic dances.
Literary forms are like the roots of the literary family tree genres, in turn, are like the branches of the family tree a genre is a specific style or category of writing. the literary forms in philippine literature by: christine f godinez-ortega the diversity and richness of philippine literature evolved side by side with the country's history this can best be appreciated in the context of the country's pre-colonial cultural traditions and the socio-political histories of its colonial and contemporary.