'Those who cannot see where they came from will never get to where they are going.'

Jose’s Background      Born to a wealthy family Both parents were educated Studied at Santo Thomas University in Manila Studied Philosophy and Medicine in Spain. France and Germany Wrote Noli. his first novel 1886 .

wrote a sequel in 1891.NOLI ME TANGERE     Written in Spanish Means “touch me not” Book is a passionate expose about the evils of the Spanish friars in the Phils. “El Filibusterismo” (The Subversive) .

at the age of 26 Exiled to Dapitan (South) in 1892 Early1896 .In Exile     Came back to the Phils.executed .freedom fighters December 1896 .got involved with the katipuneros.

1886)   An introduction that Rizal wrote for Noli He equates colonialism to Cancer .TO MY MOTHERLAND (Jose Rizal.

– Describe the female guests.Noli Chapter 1  The Gathering – Who are the guests? – What kind of priest is Padre Damaso? – Compare Franciscans and Dominicans. . – Who are the Indios? – Role of a friar.

” (Agree or disagree?) .” – “The prosperity or misery of a people is in direct proportion to its liberties or concerns and consequently to the sacrifices or selfishness of its ancestors.Noli Chapter 2  Crisostomo Ibarra – “The Cub of a Lion will always be a lion” – “I do not call upon inspiration to drag itself down and to tell lies.

meaning that one pretends not to desire a thing which is in reality one wants.A pidgin Spanish Tagalog saying.Chapter 3  The Dinner – Jele-jele bago quiere . – Age. Dignity and Rulership .

– The young blond man wrote: In the Philippines the most useless person in a supper or feast can be thrown out in the street: to begin with. the master of the house can be thrown out into the street and everything will proceed as usual. In the actual state of things . it is almost for the good of the Filipinos not to be allowed to leave the country or to be taught to read. .

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