thought that this article was meant to overthrow Rizal as The National Hero of the Philippines. But I was wrong. The article dealt more about how wrong the Filipinos over-glorified Rizal and how the construction of Rizal as a National Hero is poorly constructed. So, the ultimate question then is this:...
Part 1: Qualities of a Hero
A hero is competent and confident. A hero has abilities and talents however extraordinary or mundane they may be. A hero is conscious of the world he or she lives in, the society and the people around. A hero also has a strong moral compass. A hero is passionate...
1. How did Jose Rizal Became a National Hero?
Jose Rizal became a national hero of the Philippines as a reformist who advocated peacefully for liberty rather than through violent means. He was a forerunner of Gandhi and along with Sun Yat Sen and Tagore; the thought climate was changed throughout...
The Non-Revolutionary Hero
One of the most debatable issues of today is Dr. Jose Rizal’s legitimacy as the Philippines’ National Hero. Renato Constantino pointed out facts contradicting Rizal’s appointment in his article Veneration without Understanding. The main argument being that since Rizal did...
Reaction Paper #2
J.P Rizal, the Univocal National Hero
Venerating Jose Rizal for a reason
“Veneration with Understanding” by Armand J. Malay is an eye opener. It revealed me the truth about revering...
A Reaction Paper:
Literally speaking, HERO is a person admired for his brave and humane deeds. Everyone can be a hero in their own ways even in simple and little ways. As long as there’s a need and thought of helping, it is always given that Hero is always there willing to do everything just...
The more common heroes are known as the "Brute Action Hero," the "Nerdy/Intelligent Hero," the "Female/Incentive Hero," and of course the "Good Hero Gone Bad." The movie "National Treasure" has examples of all these actions heroes.
The first hero, "The Brute," is always strong, both mentally and physically...
means to be a hero.
Now write about one of your heroes, explaining what this person had done to make them a hero in your eyes.
A hero involves not only about courage, noble deeds, and outstanding achievements, but also the bravery to make difference and a heart full of love. My hero is Dr. Jose P...
RIZAL: WHAT MADE HIM A HERO?
"What matters death if one dies for what one loves, for native land and cherished ones?" A hero may be easy to spell but it is never easy to become. Heroes are people who have gained enormous identity among others. They are role models, well-respected, nationalistic...
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“Does Rizal deserve to be our national hero?”
This article written by Renato Constantino, is all about Rizal that does he really deserves to be a hero or not? The author compared Rizal to others national heroes in different countries, who is most decisively active in...
I shall die blessing her and desiring the dawn of her redemption". Dr. Jose Rizal
For so long, we the Filipinos celebrate the memories of our National Hero who fought bravely and died for the freedom of our country. They who did so much like becoming mighty leaders of revolutions against colonizers...
*Selection and Proclamation of National Heroes
and Laws Honoring Filipino Historical Figures |
Executive Summary No law, executive order or proclamation has been enacted or issued officially proclaiming any Filipino historical figure as a national hero. However, because of their significant roles...
Should Dr. Jose Rizal be Considered as National Hero of the Republic of the Philippines?
A Six-page Position Paper
Mr. Jonas P. Anciano
University of Batangas
Andres Bonifacio, the Real National Hero
A Term Paper
Mrs. Erlinda A. Quirap
Department of English
Cagayan de Oro National High School
In Partial Fulfillment of
The Requirements in
English IV – Newton
Vincent Jay C. Bacor
February 15, 2011
A national hero of the Philippines is a Filipino who has been recognized as a hero for his or her role in the history of the country. Loosely, the term may refer to all Filipino historical figures recognized as heroes, but the term more strictly refers to those officially designated as such. In 1995...
STUDENTS’ VIEWS ON FILIPINO HISTORIANS’ ARTICLES ABOUT JOSE RIZAL AS THE NATIONAL HERO OF THE PHILIPPINES
A Paper Submitted to:
Dr. Minerva V. Apita
In Partial Fulfillment of the Requirements in:
Philippine History with Politics and Governance
Laylo, Anelle Nica M.
September 7, 2011
easily be mistaken in a hero role. They seem to lack flaws, have non-human like perseverance and foresight, and they both seem to be doing the right thing to the naked eye. But when more things are considered in the big picture view both of these men fit the role more of an anti-hero or not even that at...
Paper # 1
A true hero has the “passion to do good deeds”. Every people have the capacity to be a hero in their own little ways. It’s not important if it’s known by everyone or be broadcasted by media. What’s important is doing these good deeds just to help other people or contribute to the...
A True Hero
Homer’s folk epic The Odyssey introduces one of the most prominent characters in literature; Odysseus the hero of the Greek tragedy. When reading The Odyssey we venture with Odysseus through his ten-year journey from the battlefield of Troy all the way to his homeland of Ithaca. The...
Rizal runs his life.
While watching the movie, I felt mixed emotions given the fact that it was made to help us, Filipinos, understand what our national hero had done for the country. It shows how Rizal really love his mother country for him to sacrificed his own life.
The film also works through a...
that live together and marry with own country people. For example, if National hero lecture that big family is one of the best happiness in the world, Citizens will think that happiness because they always believe national hero ,so they follow his words.
However, The government may not give all married...
Fifty years later...Do we still need National Heroes in Jamaica
The question asked “After fifty years, do we still need national heroes?” Well, in my words, I strongly believe we do. It is important to have heroes based on our Jamaican history: from the time of slavery to where we are today as a...
Hero Honda Rebranding To Hero Motocorp Marketing Essay
A marketing strategy allows an organization to concentrate its limited resources on the greatest opportunities to increase sales and its competitive advantage. Often companies will spend a ton of money on promotional activities that don't get...
Napoleon joined the army of the new government.
Hero of the Hour
In October 1795, fate handed the young officer a chance for glory. Napoleon and his gunners greeted thousands of royalists with a cannonade. The attackers fled. Napoleon Bonaparte became the hero of the hour and was hailed throughout Paris...
apologize for their weaknesses, women for their strengths.
Because man and woman are the complement of one another, we need woman's thought in national affairs to make a safe and stable government.
"....Are those equal, those who know and those who do not know? It is those who are endued with understanding...
used his charismatic person
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Jose Rizal Reaction Paper
JOSE RIZAL The movie tells the life story of Jose Rizal, the national hero of the Philippines. It covers his life from his childhood to his execution at the hands of the Spanish forces occupying the Philippines in the late...
to downgrade Rizal have not ceased completely 74 years after his death. More unfortunately, those who would downgrade him and picture him as a false hero are his own countrymen.
2. “The wounds that had been inflicted by foreigners were painful, but more painful are the wounds still being inflicted...
I, with my group mates, is going to defend that Dr. Jose Rizal deserves to be the National Hero of the Philippines.
Let me give you the criteria in choosing a National Hero as set by the Philippine National Heroes Committee in 1993-1995 which follows:
1. Heroes are those who have a concept...
how to die for principles.
This is the letter he wanted us to read, a letter that will illustrate to anti-Rizal advocates why Rizal is our national hero:
“The step that I have taken, or am about to take, is undoubtedly very risky, and it is unnecessary to say that I have pondered on it a great...