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BIAG NI LAM-ANG
Setting: Nalbuan- somewhere in the Valley of Naguilan River in La Union where Lam-ang and his parents lived. Characters: Lam-ang- the main character of the story, the only son of Namongan and Don Juan Panganiban. He had the unusual power of speech and physical form. Ines Kannoyan- a beautiful maiden, daughter of the richest man of the town of Kalanutian, and a lady who loved and married by Lam-ang. Namongan- mother of Lam-ang who help her to match the wealth of the Kannoyans. Don Juan Panganiban- father of Lam-ang who go to the mountains to fight an Igorot band Sarindang- she tried to seduced Lam-ang. White rooster- acted as a spokeperson of Lam-ang. Parents of Ines Kannoyan- they dared Lam-ang to bring gold more than match of their wealth. Marcos- diver who rewarded by Lam-ang for collecting all his bones. Sumarang- Lam-angs rival. Plot Lam-ang was an extraordinary being, manifesting in his early years when he started to speak, thus enabling him to choose his own name. His adventure began when his father, Don Juan, set out for a battle but never returned. At barely nine months, he went to search for Don Juan in the highlands where the latter was said to have gone. Aware that her child was a blessed, exceptional creature, his mother Namongan allowed him to go. Lam-ang then went off to search for his father, leaving his grieving mother behind. When Lam-ang reached the area his father purportedly disappeared to, he was enraged upon seeing Don Juans severed head atop of a bamboo pole that was planted in the ground; the scene came to him in a dream prior to reaching that place. Lam-ang then demanded to know the reason as to why that had happened to his father, but did

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not receive an answer from the locals. Instead, the chieftain of the village demanded that he leave under pain of suffering the same fate as his father. Lam-ang defied the caveat and bravely fought with the chieftain and his tribesmen. The hero emerged victorious from the battle with little effort, finally avenging his murdered father.

Exposition Lam-ang was an extraordinary being, manifesting in his early years when he started to speak, thus enabling him to choose his own name. His adventure began when his father, Don Juan, set out for a battle but never returned.

Conflict Lam-angs father disappeared and then he was to fight his father's enemies.

Climax Lam-ang defied the caveat and bravely fought with the chieftain and his tribesmen.

Resolution The hero emerged victorious from the battle with little effort, finally avenging his murdered father.

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