History of Philippine Literature Pre-colonial Period

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____ Kubo, Leron Leron Sinta, Lullabies (hele) are examples of epics and folk tales.

Bahay

____ Langit and Alunsina is an example of a legendary religious narrative form.

Tungkung

____ is a chivalric poem about a hero, usually about a saint.

Awit

____ is a blood-and-thunder melodrama depicting the conflict of Christians and Muslims.

Moro

____ is a play that uses shadows as its main spectacle.

Carillo

Pre-colonial literature in the Philippines is mainly ______ in nature

oral

Riddles in pre-colonial literature are in the form of ______

questions

Poetic Jousts in pre-colonial literature are like a verbal ______

joust

Proverbs in pre-colonial literature encapsulate the rules of conduct and community beliefs through short verses with ______

rhyme

Folk Songs in pre-colonial literature express the relationships and aspirations of people in the ______

community

____ are questions that demand deeper answers.

Riddles

____ are poems spoken by one group against the other like a joust.

Poetic Jousts

Proverbs in pre-colonial literature encapsulate the rules of conduct and community beliefs through short verses with ____ that is full of wisdom.

rhyme

Folk Songs in pre-colonial literature express the relationships and aspirations of people in the ____.

community

Pre-colonial literature in the Philippines is mainly ____ in nature.

oral

____ is a legendary religious narrative form that usually details the lives of saints or the history of a tradition.

Corrido

____ is the dramatization of the passion of Christ, highlighting the sufferings and death of Jesus Christ, usually done during the Lenten season.

Cenaculo

____ is a play that uses shadows as its main spectacle, created by animating figures made from cardboard and projected onto a white screen.

Carillo

____ is the dramatic reenactment of St. Helena’s search for the Holy Cross, known for influencing her son Constantine to become a great Christian leader.

Tibag

____ are native dramas connected to Catholic mourning rituals and harvest celebrations, involving poetical debates held by trained men and women.

Duplo

Explore the rich tradition of Philippine literature before the Spanish occupation in the 1500s. Learn about the oral nature of this literature, filled with lessons and ideas about life, birth, blessings, and consequences.

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