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Some summary of pre spanish and spanish period
Some summary of pre spanish and spanish period

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KAPAMPANGAN LITERATURE • Pre-Spanish Period - Folkloric tradition – oral literature - No surviving record of folklore –oral nature & Spanish

indifference to indigenous literature - Legends - Sinukwan I. Folksongs 1. Basulto – contains vague, metaphoricalor allusive words familiar to herdsmen pasturing their carabaos, cows, and goats. - it is singing while dancing; written in verse and became part of contests during the town fiesta e.g. “Tinanam Kung Kamantigi” or “ O Caca, O Caca” 2. Pamuri – from “buri” which means “like”/songs of love ex. Aruy! Katimyas na Nitang Dalaga 3. Pang-obra – songs in praise of labor/ work ex. “Bye ning Kasamak”/ 4. Paninta – “sinta” for family and friends ex. Atin Cu Pung Singsing/ Ecu Pa Kelingwan 5. Goso- is sung by youth groups at the eve of All Souls Day. 6. Polosa – singer picks bits of information from his listeners’ looks or backgrounds and the general environment and extemporaneously includes them in the lyrics 7. Tumaila - kapampangan lullaby, sung by mothers to put their babies to sleep 8. Karagatan – ancient and poetic literary game performed during the wakes based on the loss of a ring belonging to a princess in mid-sea. The king makes the suitors look for the ring by reciting argumentative poetry with the other suitors. Whoever becomes the champion in the poetic debate takes the hand of the princess 9. Duplo - is of Spanish origin. It is a poetical game amounting to a contest in both poetic powers of expression and general cultural knowledge. It is done during wakes or literary occasions. 10. Sapatya – form of poetical joust; this time the verse is sung and the participants dance to the beat of their castanets. The informal debate is improvised, a fact which delights the audience. 11. Diparan - folkloric aphorisms or proverbs which embody well-known truths or common facts ascertained by experience or observation. 12. Bulaklakan - sung during wakes to pray the soul of the dead person and to give console to the family II. Spanish Period • I. Religious Literature - Translations of Spanish religious literature 1. Pasion – 5 lines per stanza, 8 syllables with monorhyming scheme - Eusebia Dizon, original owner (PAC) 2. Kumidya – “ Comedia” deals with the romances of high-born ladies and princesses literally strewn with military skirmishes between Christians and Moros. (metrical romance) 3. Kuriru – derivative of “Corrido”- romance orlight poetic composition in assonants with the accompaniment of the guitar for light entertainment. (metrical tale) 4. Zarzuela – a song drama interspersed with dialogue - led to the Golden period of drama

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