The Undesirables and Supporting Characters of Noli Me Tangere

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  • cabesang tales, tano, juli, paulita, sr. pasta, fr. camorra and florentino, and isagani are characters from el filibusterismo.
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The Undesirables and Supporting Characters of Noli Me Tangere

  1. 1. The Undesirables<br />The Supporting Characters<br />
  2. 2. The Undesirables<br />These are characters that portray the pervading social cancer in the novels of Rizal.<br />
  3. 3. Don San- Liege de los Santo <br /><ul><li>pretentious half-breed Chinese. He is an entertaining character and it is equally challenging to uncover, beneath the naughty sarcasm, the cancers for which his type is responsible.</li></li></ul><li>2. Capitan Tiago <br /><ul><li>one of the richest property-owners in Binondo, Pampanga, and the lakeside town of San Diego. He had come to his fortune by marrying Dona Pia Alba.</li></li></ul><li>3. The Espadañas<br /> -> Doña Victorina–a native who tries to act more Spanish than the Spaniards. Almost illiterate and unintelligent. Speaks little Spanish but nonetheless she considers herself superior to most people because of her pretences to Spanish affinity.<br />->Don Tiburcio de Espadana –a native of Extremadura, Spain. Lame and bald man who stutters and sprays saliva when he talks. In Fili, Don Tiburcio is the Philippine Ulysses hopping from town to town, with his Calypso In pince-nez Dona Victorina in hot pursuit. <br />
  4. 4. The Supporting Characters<br />Victims of poverty and ignorance.<br />
  5. 5. Sisa –driven by her problems to insanity.<br />2. Basilio –ten-year-old son of Sisa. Survives the family travails and pursues a medical career in the Fili.<br />3. Crispin –seven-year old son of Sisa. Becomes a fatal target of the blows of the parish caretaker<br />
  6. 6. 4. Cabesang Tales –diven to outlary by circumstances that reveal the roots of agrarian malaise in the country. <br />5. Tano –son of Cabesang Tales. Conscripted into military service in the Carolinas where he is so alienated and confused by physical and moral distress that he comes home in a state of shock.<br />6. Juli –Tano’s sister, beloved of Basilio. Innocent and hardworking who sacrifices her honor and her life for her family and beloved. <br />
  7. 7. 7. The Tertiary Sisters<br />->Rufa<br />->Sipa<br />->Juana<br /><ul><li>Prefigures the “split-level Christianity of contemporary Filipinos-”a.ka. Christians</li></li></ul><li>8. Paulita Gomez –displays a frivolous sense of values. Niece of Doña Victorinaang sweetheart of Isagani but marries the more affluent JuanitoPelaez. <br />
  8. 8. 9. Señor Pasta -a lawyer who also works as a consultant for the friars. He thinks only of himself, and is willing to be nationalistic only after everyone else becomes patriotic first.<br />
  9. 9. 10. Padre Damaso-is a Franciscan friar and the former parish curate of San Diego. He is best known as a notorious character who speaks with harsh words and has been a cruel priest during his stay in the town.He is the real father of María Clara and an enemy of Crisóstomo'sfather, Rafael Ibarra.Later, he and María Clara had bitter arguments whether she would marry Alfonso Linares or go to a convent.At the end of the novel, he is again re-assigned to a distant town and is found dead one day.<br />
  10. 10. 11. Father Bernardo Salvi–ecclesiastical governor of the archdiocese and incumbent curate of San Diego.<br />12. Father Hernando de la Sibyla- A Dominican friar introduced in Noli Me Tangere, now the vice-rector of the University of Santo Tomas.<br />13. Father Camorra - The parish priest of Tiani, San Diego's adjacent town. He has been desiring young women ever since. He nearly raped Juli causing the latter to commit suicide.<br />
  11. 11. 14. Isagani –nephew of Father Florentino and young poet trained at the Ateneo is a symbol of the liberated Filipino youth whose unselfish devotion urges him to save the faithless Paulita.<br />
  12. 12. 15. Father Florentino–a distinguished native priest whose serious countenance evinced the “tranquillity of the soul strengthened by study and meditation “.<br /><ul><li>Isagani'sgodfather, and a secular priest; was engaged to be married, but chose to be a priest after being pressured by his mother, the story hinting at the ambivalence of his decision as he chooses an assignment to a remote place, living in solitude near the sea.</li>

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