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LITERATURE 1

Reviewer

Note: This test serves only as your guide in reviewing the lessons. Do NOT expect the exact items to
appear in the exam. Do not ask the instructor for the correct answers.

I. TEXT ANALYSIS

Ti Ayat ti Maysa nga Ubing QUESTIONS


(Ilocano Folk Song) 1. What kind of point of view is used in the
song?
Ti ayat ti maysa nga ubing,
Nasamsam-it ngem hasmin 2. What is a young woman’s love compared
Kasla sabong nga apag-ukrad favorably to?
Iti bulan ti Abril 3. What figure of speech is illustrated in line 3 of
stanza 1?
Ti ayat ti maysa a lakay,
Aglalo no agkabaw, 4. Does the young lady appreciate the old man’s
Napait, napait, napait a makasubkar. affection?
5. What is the young lady’s piece of advice for
Anansa a tao lelong, the old man?
Agsapulka tay balo
A kapadpad ta ubanmo
Ken dayta tuppolmo
Ta bay-am a panunuten
Ti ayat ti maysa nga ubing
Aglalo, aglalo no addan makin-aywanen

II. TRUE OR FALSE


1. A good literary work shows greater excellence in content than in form.
2. The early Filipinos were already creating literary works before the Spaniards came.
3. Oral tradition is the main feature of literature during the Spanish Period.
4. As a folk epic, Biag ni Lam-ang illustrates realistic and logical plot elements.
5. Ilocano folk songs can be traced to specific authors or composers.
6. ‘Antihero’ is synonymous to ‘antagonist’.
7. Foreshadowing as a plot device is the same as a prediction.
8. The haiku is a poetic form invented by Filipinos during the Japanese Period.
9. “You’re the light/ You’re the night/ You’re the color of my blood” is a series of similes.
10. Imagery refers to mental pictures formed while reading a text.

III. CONCEPTUALIZATION. For each set, copy the word or phrase that does not belong to the group, and
then write the topic that connects the remaining terms. State the topic in one short sentence.

A B
climax, exposition, falling action, cultural, historical, entertainment,
setting, denouement, rising action psychological, Marxist, formalistic