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He authored the Magkaibigang Nena at Neneng in To point out that folklore in a written form can still be considered folklore, Utely points out that folklore "may appear in print, but must not freeze into print. Categories[ edit ] Eugenio classifies Philippine Folk Literature into three major groups: Folk narratives, folk speech, and folk songs.
Folk speech includes the bugtong riddle and the salawikain proverbs. Folk songs can be sub-classified into those that tell a story folk balladswhich are rare in Philippine folk literature, and those that do not, which form the bulk of the Philippines' rich heritage of folk songs. As an example of Southeast Asian folklore[ edit ] Since it comes from a Southeast Asian nation, Philippine folk literature can be counted as a representative of Southeast Asian folklore.
This is not a simple categorization, however, for two important reasons. Second, even as the idea of a Southeast Asia was being conceived, the inclusion of the Philippines in the region was consistently in debate because of its very different cultural makeup.
Setting those two objections aside, Philippine folk literature would be considered a subset of the folklore of peninsular Southeast Asia, which includes the folklore of MalaysiaIndonesiaand Brunei.
This would be distinct from the folk literature of continental Southeast Asia, which includes VietnamThailandMyanmarCambodiaand others. The distinction roots from the geographical influence on the cultures arising from these countries.
Like all of Southeast Asia, however, whether peninsular or continental, Philippine folk literature shows strong cultural influences from India. A major difference however, arises from the colonial influences in the development of Southeast Asian folk literature.
The Philippines' years of Spanish rule makes it unique, enough to earn the title of "a piece of Latin America in Southeast Asia. Quite aside from urban legends, modern legends attributing superhuman powers to powerful and charistmatic leaders such as former presidents Ramon Magsaysay and Ferdinand Marcos have been documented and accepted as full-fledged examples of Philippine folk literature.Japanese literature - Modern literature: Even after the arrival of Commodore Matthew C.
Perry’s U.S. Navy fleet in and the gradual opening of the country to the West and its influence, there was at first little noticeable effect on Japanese literature. The long closure of the country and the general sameness of Tokugawa society for decades at .
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