Footnote to youth is a story about young love that usually happens to youth especially on our generation.
The story takes place in a nearby barrio with a farm that is being managed by Dodong¶s parents. It was a story of a boy who was only 17 when he decides to marry his love one. He asked for the permission of his father and his father unsurely asked him if he really wants to get married at that early age. His father didn¶t hinder in his decision. Dodong love Teang so much that he could not wait for the right age to settle down in a relationship that is hard to escape. It's the "marriage". At the age of 17 Dodong and Teang got married without thinking of the risk being in an uneasy part of life. They just follow what they feel. They don't think what would happen in their future. They bore six successive children. Teang realized how hard being a young parent. She regretted what she has done and thinks, what would be my life if I marry my other suitors instead of Dodong. Until one day, Blas their first son turned eighteen, he asked to his father if he can marry, Dodong felt the guilt on what he has done before, and he remained silent not knowing what to say. He has nothing to do but to agree to his son. Deep inside he doesn¶t want Blas to marry because he might suffer the risks of marrying in an early age. But then again he can¶t control the arms of fate he let Blas marry. The story footnote to youth embodies the consequences of taking risks in marrying at an early age. An approach can be applied when Dodong at an early age decided to get married.
am father looked
going at him
Teang," stopped sucking
Dodong the broken
The silence became intense and cruel, and Dodong wished his father would suck that troublous tooth again. Dodong was uncomfortable and then became angry because his father kept looking at him without uttering anything. "I will marry Teang," Dodong repeated. "I will marry Teang." Though love exists in greater part of our brain we must think before putting it all into actions. In using moral philosophical approach in critiquing a footnote to youth the morality of behavior is determined by its eventual consequences. In effect, a good behavior
produces more good consequence than a bad one. We can remember what Dodong did during his teenage life. He got married at an early age, the consequence of his decision turned back to his son Blas, Blas decided to get married.
"Itay "I Dodong
Blas going lay
called to on
was. tonight." moving.
I want her. but the story provides a hint that what Dodong this was a cause of the consequences that his father also did before. Dodong have nothing to do but explain how hard and how
. It's the "marriage". Marriage is not a joke. and our lives will become miserable. They just follow what they feel. Savor each moment that you are still in the bracket of youthfulness. You have to find the right time and right person that you know will make your life worth taking risks. Marriage is not a food that can be eaten . The teenagers becomes fool about love without thinking of the consequences that might lead them to the oblivion of misery and regrets. To my fellow youth. He follows the footsteps of his parents. what life may offer is too different from what we want in a rush. Deontology states that people should fulfill their morale obligations regardless of consequences. What we either achieved are best rather than good.."Itay. when their son grow."
silent. so as marriage. Though. Those consequences that happened in the life of Dodong was the effect of what he did. someday. This story embodies the consequences of being playful in love. Many more children came. that if you dont want it anymore you can throw it away. Another approach to be discussed is that when Teang gave birth at an early age. We can¶t say if the parents of Dodong have fulfilled their moral obligations to Dodong. At the age of 17 dodong and teang got married without thinking of the risk being in an uneasy part of life.
over. and he love teang so much that he could not wait for the right age to settle down in a relationship that is hard to escape. Marriage is a serious bond between two people who are capable in building a firm foundation for a family. The secret to a fulfilled life and too far from regrets is to live each day or moment meaningfully. do not let things pass so fast. He wants to marry also at the age of 17.
"I love Tona and. What Dodong did before was followed by a consequence that his son beholds. You cannot quit whenever you want to. For six successive years a new child came along. Her regret of she had done and think. They got a child. They don't think what would happen in their future. IIt was a story of a boy who was only 17 when he decides to marry his love one. and what have been done before. He was dodong. this kind of situation happens in our generation lately. 17 is not an advisable age to have kids. The story is a perfect reflection of the youth as it seek to achieved all his desires and vanities in life. This kind of situation will lead us to a life that is full of regrets. what would be my life if i marry my other suitors instead of dodong? Can I have the same life as of now? She regrets so much of!! Until one day. He told his parents what his plans.. Blas was not Dodong's only child. Teang realized how hard being a young parent. somehow we will be the ones experiencing this story. Love is not a game." Repetition of events occurred unexpectedly.
risky to be in "marriage "at the young age. But like dodong before. his son also wants to pursue what he wants. This would be a lesson for youth like me. if we want to be in this stage of life. we must prepare ourselves against the risk of it. I know we can all be in to it if we like too but not at the young age..
. The lesson we can learn is that marriage can wait the right time. he also had the point of view where we can have the knowledge of something related to what will happen to us. Jose Garcia villa is a great write coz aside from having nice story.