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Merin 1

  1. 1. <ul><li>MARCEL M. NAVARRA </li></ul><ul><li>Born: Tuyom, Carcar Cebu </li></ul><ul><li>Date: June 2, 1914-March 28, 1984 </li></ul><ul><li>Stories: </li></ul><ul><li>&quot;Apasumpay&quot; (Pahabol), </li></ul><ul><li>&quot;Ug Gianod Ako…&quot; (At Ako’y Inanod…), </li></ul><ul><li>&quot;Ang Pahigmata &quot;(Ang Pagkamulat), </li></ul><ul><li>&quot;Si Manang Merin ug ang Kasing&quot; ( Si Manang Merin at ang Turumpo), </li></ul><ul><li>&quot;Tingali ang Adlaw Mosilang Ugma“ (Sisikat ang Araw Bukas), &quot;Sa Lunhawang Tugwayanan&quot; (Sa Luntiang Bukid), </li></ul><ul><li> &quot;Paingon sa Bag-ong Kalibutan&quot; (Patungo sa Bagong Daigdig). </li></ul>
  2. 2. Manang Merin and the Top Marcel Navarra Manang Merin and the Top
  3. 9. <ul><li>Discussion Questions </li></ul><ul><li>1. Who are the two kids in the story? Who is younger and who is older between the two? Cite proofs to validate your answer. </li></ul><ul><li>2. Who is Abi in Merin’s life? How did they meet? Give some possibilities. Cite proofs to validate your answer. </li></ul><ul><li>3. How did Abi and Merin end up talking in the bedroom? Give possible situations. </li></ul><ul><li>4. What is Abi asking from Merin that she is so hesitant to give? Cite strong proofs to validate your answer. </li></ul>
  4. 10. <ul><li>5. Do you think Merin gave in to Abi’s pleading? Cite strong proofs to validate your answer. </li></ul><ul><li>6. Do you think Abi would be true to his words in not deceiving Merin? Cite strong proofs to validate your answer. </li></ul><ul><li>7. Where is the story set? Give some strong evidences that reflect the type of place Merin lives. Cite proofs to validate your answer. </li></ul>
  5. 11. <ul><li>No need to copy the question. Just indicate the number. </li></ul><ul><li>Write your name on the upper right hand of the paper (ballpen only) </li></ul><ul><li>The answers should be in bullet form only. The reporter/presentor will explain later. </li></ul><ul><li>See to it that your answers/evidences are based from the text. Give at least 3 proofs. </li></ul><ul><li>Decide now for the presentor. </li></ul>
  6. 12. <ul><li>JUXTAPOSITION - poetic and rhetorical device in which normally unassociated ideas,words, or phrases are placed next to one another, creating an effect of surprise and wit. </li></ul><ul><li>JUXTAPOSITION : The arrangement of two or more ideas, characters, actions, settings, phrases, or words side-by-side or in similar narrative moments for the purpose of comparison, contrast, rhetorical effect, suspense, or character development. </li></ul>
  7. 13. SCENE A (COCONUT PLANTATION) SCENE B (BEDROOM) Arsenio/Bay Nyong and Tik Abi and Merin <ul><li>Bay Nyong </li></ul><ul><li>Older ( giving commands, initiates e.g eating buko, asking Tik to get sugar) </li></ul><ul><li>Wiser (using banana leaves instead of paper to put sugar on) </li></ul><ul><li>More experienced (does the climbing) </li></ul><ul><li>Physically stronger (splitting the coconut into halves, scraping the meat) </li></ul>
  8. 14. SCENE A (COCONUT PLANTATION) SCENE B (BEDROOM) <ul><li>Tik </li></ul><ul><li>Younger (obeys the commands, shorter than Nyong; afraid to be caught) </li></ul><ul><li>Lacks initiative (always asking e.g where to get buko, where to get sugar, paper) </li></ul><ul><li>Inexperienced/innocent /curious </li></ul><ul><li>(does not do the climbing; watching his Manang and Abi in the bedroom </li></ul>
  9. 15. SCENE A (COCONUT PLANTATION) SCENE B (BEDROOM) <ul><li>Asking for a buko </li></ul><ul><li>(Tik) “But what if Manang Merin scolds me” </li></ul><ul><li>(Bay Nyong) “Don’t ask permission, just get quietly” </li></ul><ul><li>Asking Merin for something </li></ul><ul><li>(Merin) “I don’t know, my younger brother might catch us” </li></ul><ul><li>(Abi) “I assure you, no. Did’nt you hear they’re going to eat buko? We still have time. Let’s hurry” </li></ul><ul><li>Climbing the coconut tree </li></ul><ul><li>Three young coconuts fell </li></ul><ul><li>(Tik) “ That’s enough Bay Nyong” </li></ul><ul><li>silence </li></ul><ul><li>Preparing for the buko (mixture) </li></ul><ul><li>split the coconut into two using the sharp bolo of the father </li></ul><ul><li>let the first juice of the buko go to waste and save the second </li></ul><ul><li>scrape off the meat </li></ul><ul><li>mix sugar with the meat and ate heartily </li></ul><ul><li>silence </li></ul>
  10. 16. SCENE A (COCONUT PLANTATION) SCENE B (BEDROOM) <ul><li>After </li></ul><ul><li>“ Let’s hurry Bay Nyong, before Manang Merin catches us” </li></ul>Merin is crying…
  11. 19. <ul><li>Phallic symbol </li></ul><ul><li>Phallus- represent fertility and cultural implications that are associated with the male sexual organ </li></ul><ul><li>Nebraska State Capitol </li></ul>The London &quot;Gherkin&quot; aka &quot;Cristal Phallus&quot;, &quot;Towering Innuendo&quot;