Exploring Pre-Colonial Filipino Literature
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Exploring Pre-Colonial Filipino Literature

Test your knowledge on pre-colonial Filipino literature and its oral traditions. Explore the chants, proverbs, songs, and folk narratives that were prevalent during this period. Discover how the absence of printing materials impacted the development of literature in the Philippines. Challenge yourself and learn more about this fascinating era in Filipino literary history.

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What are some examples of literary works produced before the Spanish colonization?

chants, proverbs, songs, and folk narratives

Why are these works considered under the pre-colonial period?

due to the unavailability of printing materials

What were early Filipinos noted for in terms of literature?

being music lovers

What were some forms of literature used for teaching values?

<p>proverbs or salawikain</p> Signup and view all the answers

What were some popular themes in the narratives of this period?

<p>bravery, magic, and heroism in epics</p> Signup and view all the answers

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