Welcome to LIT101! Literature 101 (Literatures of the Philippines) focuses on the different literary works of various Filipino writers throughout the Philippine islands. These works helped shaped Filipino culture, thus, it is important that as Filipinos, we learn to appreciate our own literature and our culture in order to have a better understanding of our people and nation, in general.
COURSE GOALS The course ultimately aims to enable you to appreciate the breadth and depth of Filipino literature. It also aims to deepen your understanding of the different literary genres.
By the end of this course, you should have been able to:
Explain literature as a force in the development of society and civilizations,
Trace the history of Philippine literature in the different eras,
Module IV – Literatures of Regions 10,11,12,13,and ARMM
Lesson 1 Literature of Region 10
Lesson 2 Literature of Region 11
Lesson 3 Literature of Region 12
Lesson 4 Literature of Region 13
Lesson 5 Literature of ARMM
COURSE REQUIREMENTS To enable you to complete the course, you will be required to submit five Tutor-marked Assignments (TMAs), all of which are the exercises in your module. Your mid-term exam and final exam will require you to read various literary forms which you would have to critique. Hence, examinations will be of the essay type. You must submit all the TMAs and take the midterm and final exams to get a final grade.
Your final grade will be computed as follows:
Mid-term exam and Final exam 60%
Books: Eugenio, Damiana L. 1982.The Literature of the Philippines.(CHED). Q.C. UP Folklorists
Enriquez, Mig Alvarez. 1985. The Literature of the Philippines (CHED). The White Horse of Alih and Other Stories. Q.C. New Day Publishers.
Manlapaz, Edna Z. Kapampangan Literature: A Historical Survey and Anthology. Quezon City: Ateneo de Manila University Press, 1981.
Reyes, Soledad S. 1994. Ang Silid na Mahiwaga (Kalipunan ng Kuwento’t Tula ng mga Babaeng Manunulat. Manila: Anvil Publishing.