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Authors Background
a Palanca Award Hall of Famer a multi-awarded fiction wirter is one of the Philippines most popular writers in English he obtained his Litt. B. degree in Ateneo de Manila University he also published a short story entitled The Distance to Andromeda

Plot

Type ----------------------- Traditional Pyramid

Exposition
Dr. Lazaro is in the Veranda there was the introduction of the SETTING.

Development
Dr. Lazaro got a call from Esteban.

Climax
When Dr. Lazaro saw Ben baptizing the child.

Resolution
Dr. Lazaro talked to his son and asked about his life, and got to know him better.

Conclusion
Dr. Lazaro grew in his faith

Conflict

Person vs. Self


Characters

Dr. Lazaro ------ (Dynamic) protagonist Ben --------------(Static) protagonist Esteban---------Static

Settings

April midnight in the upstairs Veranda Point of View Third Person Subject Passion for Career
Theme Faith can conquer all. Tone

sad
Mood

pity
Symbol

Baptism Faith in God

Plot
Magnificence's plot follows the traditional pyramid model. It began by introducing the characters and setting of the story. It showed how Vicente, the bus conductor relates with the two children by helping them in their studies. Also, he promises the kids to buy them pencils that would make thier classmates envy them. The story now reveals his real intention. He was actually trying to earn the little girls trust and wanted to molest and touch her physically. Fortunately, the mother came down stairs and caught Vincente's act before he could harm the little girl. The woman was very much angry and slapped Vicente's face. She asked the little girl to take a bath and change her clothes.

Theme
Courage and Strength are somethings that are scarce in this

world it is up to us to go against the flow and fight.

Characters
Little Girl-------------(Dynamic) protagonist Vicente---------------(Static) antagonist Mother---------------Static Oscar------------------Static

Setting
House and School usually it was night time.

Conflict
Person vs. Self

Point Of View
Objective Point Of View

Subject
Feminism

Mood
Happy and Sad

Symbol
Pencil
Vicente

Little Girl
Innocence and Weakness

Mother
Courage, strength, ideal feminist

Vicente
Manipulator

Light/Darkness
Reveals the true intension of a person.

Writers Style
Semantics

Plot Type---------------------- Hanging-end Model Exposition


Tata Selo was surrounded with people.

Development
He was taken to the Munisipyo.

Climax
He was beaten up.

Resolution