Lidong is a barangay of Sto. Domingo which is
found at the foot of Mayon Volcano ; bearing a
three-kilometer distance to the town proper. It
has a total land area of 1, 010.9138 hectares.
Lidong was once called Basud or Bongco of Sn.
Isidro St., Sto. Domingo, Albay. It became a
barangay in 1969.
Lidong is a coastal barangay. Geographically, it is
bounded in the east by Albay Gulf, Barangay Sn.
Isidro on the North and Barangay Padang of Legazpi
City in the south and Mayon National Park in the west.
One of the biggest barangays of the municipality; it is
mainly composed of six puroks. With regards to its
topography, the place has its coastal areas, vast
plains and upland areas
It is a branch of anthropology concerned with
the description of ethnic group.
It is the study and systematic recording of
human cultures. It also pertains to the
descriptive work produced from such
CALL OF TIMES
SOLVES A PROBLEM
BRIDGES A GAP
CRITERIA IN SELECTING THE
IMPORTANCE OF THE STUDY
TRAINING AND SPECIAL QUALIFICATIONS
AVAILABILITY OF DATA & CHOICE OF METHOD
SPECIAL EQUIPMENTS & WORKING
STATEMENT OF THE PROBLEM
This study is a descriptive content analysis on the folk
narratives on “Bansag” or name-calling in Barangay
Lidong, Sto. Domingo, Albay. It seeks to answer the
1. What are the types of folk narratives on namecalling or “bansag”?
STATEMENT OF THE PROBLEM
2. What are the sources or influences in the creation
of the “bansag”?
3. What positive and negative traits are evident in
the said narratives?
4. What lessons in English and/or Literature may be
formulated out of the said narratives?
SCOPE AND DELIMITATION
This research focuses on the folk narratives of
Barangay Lidong, Sto. Domingo, Albay. The informants
of the study will be the residents of the six puroks of the
said barangay who are fifty years old and above
mostly the oldest members of the each clan, a
relative from a certain family, or a neighbour living in
the same vicinity who is well aware of the “bansag” of
a certain family and the name-calling’s origin. The
respondents of the study are natives of the place who
had been residing there for a couple of decades.
This research is a descriptive content analysis on
the name- callings of barangay Lidong, Sto.
Domingo, Albay. Ethnographic approach will be
utilized in the accumulation of data; the vertical
and horizontal tests by Manuel will aid the
researcher in validating the folkloricity of each
narrative. And for the evaluation, interpretation
and analysis of the items the Labovian method
will be used.