These works helped shaped Filipino culture, thus, it is important that as Filipinos, we learn to appreciate our own literature and our culture in order to have a better understanding of our people and nation, in general. It also aims to deepen your understanding of the different literary genres. It has been defined differently by various writers. It expresses the feelings and emotions of people in response to his everyday efforts to live, to be happy n his environment and, after struggles, to reach his Creator.
Literature is defined as books and other written works, especially those considered to have creative or artistic merit or lasting value. Literature is used to describe anything from creative writing to more technical or scientific works.
Such as, creative imagination works of poetry, drama, fiction and nonfiction. Definition of Literature According to: Poetry is language spoken or written according to some pattern of recurrence that emphasises relationships between words on the basis of sound as well as meaning.
This pattern is almost always a rhythm or metre regular pattern of sound units. This pattern may be supplemented by ornamentation such as rhyme or alliteration or both. Prose is the form of written language that is not organised according to formal patterns of verse.
It may have some sort of rhythm and some devices of repetition and balance, but these are not governed by regularly sustained formal arrangement.
The significant unit is the sentence, not the line. Hence it is represented without line breaks in writing. Prose Poetry Prose poetry is poetry written in prose instead of using verse but preserving poetic qualities such as heightened imagery and emotional effects. It can be considered primarily poetry or prose, or a separate genre altogether.
While prose poetry in the West originated in the 19th century, it has gain more popularity since the s. Types of Prose 1. Prose Drama — a drama in prose form.
It consists entirely dialogues in prose, and is meant to be act on stage. Essay — a short literary composition which is expository in nature. The author shares his thoughts feelings, experiences, or observations on some aspects of life that has interested him.
Prose Fiction — something invented, imagined, or feigned to be true 1. Novel — a long fiction narrative with a complicated plot. It may have one main plot and one or more sub plots that develop with the main plot.
It is made up of chapters. Short Story — a fictitious narrative compressed into one unit of time, place and action. It deals with single character interest, a single emotion or series of emotions called forth by a single. It is distinguished from the novel by its compression.
Biography and Autobiography 1. It is a prose form which by the force of its style and the importance of its statements becomes an object of interest in its own right. Journal — a magazine or periodical especially of serious or learned nature. It is the reflection, opinion of a read material.
Epic — a long narrative poem of the largest proportions. Epic is a tale mainly about a hero concerning the beginning, continuance, and the end of events of great significance on tribal or national significance.
Metrical Poem — a narrative poem that tells a story of adventure, love and chivalry. The Typical hero is a knight on a quest. Metrical Tale — a narrative poem consisting usually a single series connective events that are simple, and generally do not form a plot. Examples of these are simple idylls or home tales, love tales, tales of the supernatural or tales written for a strong moral purpose in verse form.
Ballad — the simplest type of narrative poetry. It is s short narrative poem telling a single incident in simple meter and stanzas. It is meant to be sung.Metrical tale. In Tagalog, both terms are known as buhay, meaning personal history.
These stories were sung in the vernacular by travelling minstrels to the tune of a guitar to make the story-telling still more lively and enticing. A Metrical romance is a kind of poetry dealing with the emotions or phase of life and the story is told in a simple - Download as Word Doc .doc /.docx), PDF File .pdf), Text File .txt) or read online.5/5(5).
Poetry Poetry, from the Greek poetes which means “doer” or “creator,” is a catch-all term that is applied to any form of rhythmical or metrical composition. While poetry is considered to be a subset of verse (and also considered to be superior to verse) both are rhythmical/metrical.
ANCIENT FILIPINO METRICAL TALES Saturday, October 19, "The Indolence of the Filipinos," is a exploratory essay written by Philippine national hero Dr. Jose Rizal, to explain the alleged idleness of his people during the Spanish colonization.
SUMMARY. Korido – metrical tale written in octosyllabic quatrains Example: Florante at Laura by Francisco Baltazar c. Prose Narratives – written to Philippine Christmas dramatic ritual narrating the whole family’s search for a place to stay in Bethlehem for Jesus Christ‘s birth through songs.
Philippine Metrical Romance: Florante at Laura. Metrical seems to imply a cadenced state of writing as in poetry- or the Iambic pentameter of Shakespeare.
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