what can you expect from a world with a thick percentage of its people believing that they were made and ruled by a God? Throughout the centuries, our very people have mimicked what this God has started: a world ruled only by men. To be honest, this wouldn’t have mattered had these leaders given women the...
By: Estrella D. Alfon
was a well-known Filipina author who wrote almost exclusively in English. As a Filipino writer, Estrella Alfon lived her life of being a prolific writer who hailed from Cebu. Because of unwavering and poor health, she could manage only an A. A. degree from the University...
girl more actually buying her trust. #4 During the crucial moment, the mother is “transfigured by a glow” this note emphasizes the glow around Jesus/God like in His images of magnificence, she had been “in the shadow” literally, and figuratively, about Vicente’s “queerness” that “crouched” inside him...
She gives a bath to the girl. Then she asked them to throw the pencil. Then she put her to sleep.
(Short Story) Magnificence by Estrella Alfon
(Reaction) Imagery and Point of View in Alfon's Magnificence by: Antonio Conejos
Alfon's Magnificence is similar to Hemingway's Hills Like White...
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ROLLY A. COLINA
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MR. LESLIE T. ONES
Estrella D. Alfon (July 18, 1917 – December 28, 1983) was a well-known prolific Filipina author who wrote in English. Because of continued poor health, she could...
O dark enigma of Life’s love forlorn;
The Sphinx beside the river smiles with seeking
The secret answer since the world was born.
Mill of the Gods (Estrella Alfon)
Among us who lived in Espeleta – that street that I love, about whose people I keep telling tales – among us, I say, there was one named...
I. Title: MAGNIFICENCE
II. Author: Estrella D. Alfon
Estrella Alfon was born in San Nicolas, Cebu City on March 27, 1917. She went to medical school to finish her medicinal studies but when she was misdiagnosed for having tuberculosis, she had to withdraw from her studies. She finished...
‘A comparison of a thesis on Estrella Alfon’s selected short stories and future research on Lakambini Sitoy’
The rationale of Jane Dacillo Alcantara’s thesis dated September 2012 titled ‘Feminist Reading of Estrella Alfon’s selected short stories” was woman empowerment. She emphasized in her rationale...
treatise on particular workings of political interaction. Kant and John Stuart Mill, have considered whether the “end justifies the means” in regards to specific actions and their desired political outcomes. The views of Kant and Mill relation to the issue of terrorism provide an interesting approach into the...
On June 1, 1843 she left the city taking the name Sojourner Truth a woman called by the spirit to travel the land & Gods truth (“Washington 1”). She believed God had spoken to her & put the Holy Spirit in her. Shortly after that she joined the abolitionist movement, she became an active group...
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Estrella D. Alfon
Estrella D. Alfon (July 18, 1917 – December 28, 1983) was a well-known prolific Filipina author who wrote in English. Because of continued poor health...
Magnificence is basically a story about a bus conductor who has taken interest in a little girl of seven. The little girl and her brother, who is of eight years old, find delight in spending time with the man because he gives them pencils – a ‘rage,’ or something...
it is classified as the grid type as well as overflow type. raymond mill would be the important products of reraymond the materials following the resources remaining broken .
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(1)Sand building machine,...
and heal the state.”
Writerѕ including Matthew Arnold and John Stuart Mill attacked the problem directly, while Alfred Lord Tennyson and Robert Browning dramatized the conflict and challenge in their workѕ.
In John Stuart Mills essay, “What is Poetry,” he defined poetry by describing it as what it...
Marquez-Benitez (Dead Stars), Aida Rivera-Ford Love in the Cornhusks), Kerima Polotan-Tuvera (The Virgin), Estrella D. Alfon (Magnificence), and Gilda Cordero-Fernando (The Visitation of the Gods).
Soledad from “Small Key” best represents women who are married to or are in a relationship with men who...
reason of this was they couldn’t have a child.
Estrella Alfon - was a well-known Filipina author who wrote almost exclusively in English. As a Filipino writer, Estrella Alfon lived her life of being a prolific writer who hailed from Cebu. She then became a member...
for the existence of God based upon the empirical evidence of the design of nature. The argument form design is considered as part of Natural theology. Defined Natural theology is a set of arguments that argue for the existence, in which their aim is not presuppose a belief in God, but rather have their...
PLACE: Abra, Cordillera
PRACTICES: Planting on mountains
Aponi-tolau - God hero of the Tinggians
Taumari-u - The Lord of the Sea
Sea maiden guards, Gods and Demigods
Humiratau - youngest and the most beautiful
Lang- an – Misstress of the rain and wind
the Bureau of
Public Welfare. The Arguilla’s home
along M.H. del Pilar in Manila became a sanctuary for friends and fellow writers, such
as Estrella Alfon, Jose Garcia Villa,
N.V.M. Gonzales and A.V.H. Hartendorp.
Believing in the literature of social commitment, Arguilla did not remain a teacher...
Allan Poe | 98 | 101 |
Fly, The | Katherine Mansfield | 12 | 7 |
Footnote to Youth | Jose Garcia Villa | 92 | 95 |
God Father Death | Jacob and Wilhelm Grimm | 93 | 96 |
God Sees the Truth but Waits | Leo Tolstoy | 53 | 55 |
Grace (From the Dubliners) | James Joyce | 90 | 93 |
Grapes of Wrath...
even if he does not understand or believe that it exists in reality, “in re”. For ‘the fool’ to claim that he does not believe in God, he must accordingly hold the concept of God in his mind, and of course if he is to hold God’s image in his mind he must know a definition, which Anselm depicts as “aliquid...
and use of the material world is not absolute, but subject to the law of God. (pg. 267).” In order to make a morally correct judgment, we must assure that the judgment coincides with natural moral law, the laws established by our God. Natural moral law, in accordance with Mortimer, states that nature has...
Ms. Bibiana Jocelyn Cuasay
Estrella D. Alfon (July 18, 1917 – December 28, 1983) was a well-known prolific Filipina author who wrote in English. Because of continued poor health, she...
principles and parameters of the lenses.
ISSUE & ANALYSIS
_A Freudian Psychological Literary Analysis_
The story "Magnificence", written by Estrella Alfon, portrays a family who has trusted someone and at the end was betrayed by the very same person. It is a common experience of everybody that after...
Tagalog parents. He was a poet, an essayist, a short story writer, a critic and an editor. He discovered such writers as Ligaya Victorio-Reyes and Estrella Alfon-Rivera while he was the literary editor of the Graphic.
He used to be called the "Ariel of Philippine Letters." He was also called by noted writer...
MAGNIFICENCE by Estrella Alfon
There was nothing to fear, for the man was always so gentle, so kind. At night when the little girl and her brother were bathed in the light of the big shaded bulb that hung over the big study table in the downstairs hall, the man would knock gently on the door, and come...
mirrors. That if twelve midnight struck and you will look into the mirror’s reflection you will see your soul mate.
By: Estrella Alfon
Mother of the two kids – she was described "with eyes that held pride and maternal gloating she exhibited”. She was not...
Oil vendors would penguin machinery equipment co., LTD. Main: screw press, the new type hydraulic pressure of small oil mill, high-efficiency fine filtration oil mill type, etc.
Buy any machinery, oil press price is not the choice of the main factors, to understand the company's real strength is the...
from stone and wood which he harvests on the island, and adopts a small parrot and named it Poll. He reads the Bible and becomes religious, thanking God for his fate in which nothing is missing but human society.
He was walking down the beach when he felt uneasy. Then he saw something extraordinary...
The movie, Seven by David Fincher, was very shadowy, dark and mysterious. It revolves around a detective named William Somerset and David Mills, who is the detective set to replace him at the end of the week, and a serial killer named John Doe, staging horrific murders, choosing victims representing...