INTRODUCTION
MA. ANGELA FAITH O. GALLARDO
INSTRUCTOR
•Literature (from Latin litterae (plural); letter)
•is the art of written work
•The word literature literally means "thing...
 Literature, besides from being an art form used
for expression
 preserves cultural ideals, customs, and morals
 writte...
 Myth- a traditional story in prose concerning
details of gods and demigods and the
creation of the world and its inhabit...
 Heroic Narrative or Epic- folk epics which narrate
the adventures of tribal heroes which embody
in themselves the ideals...
Folk Songs- verses set into music by the
members of the community.
Ex. 1. Manang Biday 2. Dandansoy
Literature of the philippines
Literature of the philippines
Literature of the philippines
Literature of the philippines
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Literature of the philippines

  1. 1. INTRODUCTION MA. ANGELA FAITH O. GALLARDO INSTRUCTOR
  2. 2. •Literature (from Latin litterae (plural); letter) •is the art of written work •The word literature literally means "things made from letters"
  3. 3.  Literature, besides from being an art form used for expression  preserves cultural ideals, customs, and morals  written word gives us a deeper context into the lives and livelihood of people distinct from ourselves  window into another person's or people's world,  literature also challenges the reader to profoundly ponder the art form itself  is so important because it's a glimpse of history it tells the story of the centuries before us
  4. 4.  Myth- a traditional story in prose concerning details of gods and demigods and the creation of the world and its inhabitants. Examples: a. Visayan creation myth b. Tungkung Langit and Alunsina  Ethiological Legends- legends which explain how things came to be, why things are as they are. Examples: a. Legend of Mayon Volcano b. Legend of the Tagalog
  5. 5.  Heroic Narrative or Epic- folk epics which narrate the adventures of tribal heroes which embody in themselves the ideals and values of the group. Examples: a. Lam-ang b. Ullalim c. Ibalon d. Indarapatra and Sulayman  Folk Tales- prose narrative regarded as  Animal Tale- a folktale using animals as characters  The Monkey and the Turtle  The Cow and the Carabao  Folk Speech- simplest form of oral literature  Riddles- description of object in terms intended to suggest something entirely different  Proverbs- short popular sayings that express effectively some commonplace truth or useful thought.
  6. 6. Folk Songs- verses set into music by the members of the community. Ex. 1. Manang Biday 2. Dandansoy
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