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History of Ibong Adarna
By     |    Mar 2, 2010
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History of Ibong Adarna

You can find the history of Ibong Adarna in an era of narratives disguised as poems. This Filipino tale is so popular and integral in the study of Philippine literature that it is a requirement in all high schools in the archipelago. The most perplexing fact about the renowned tale is that nobody actually knows who wrote the story. Synopsis The tale concerns an ailing king, King Fernando, of the [...]

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History of Philippine Literature
By     |    May 12, 2009
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History of Philippine Literature

The Philippines is an island country in Southeast Asia bordering the Philippine Sea, the South China Sea, the Sulu Sea, and the Celebes Sea. People from the Philippines speak a language that formed within the island group known as Tagalog, although from the early 1500s the islands were a Spanish colony, and in the first half of the 20th century the islands were controlled by the United States of America. [...]

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