One night, King Fernando had a bad dream.
Reading If a student raises her hand in a class on Philippine literature and says, "Hindi ko maintindihan ang Tagalog" I can't understand the Tagalogshould the teacher say, "Eh kasi tanga ka" That's because you're stupid? Well, this was essentially what happened when blogger-columnist Connie Veneracion complained that she and her husband, who were in fact trying to help their daughter, couldn't understand the Tagalog used in Mga Ibong Mandaragit by Amado Hernandez.
Exie Abolaanother blogger-columnist, pointed out that Veneracion's attitude toward literature was unfortunate because she is "an adult, not a seventeen-year-old, and a parent at that.
Ibong Mandaragit dot coma website dedicated to understanding the book was set up, but it seems its owner hasn't gotten past the first chapter.
As far as I can tell, the "debate" degenerated into an unhealthy my-argument-is-better-than-yours, you're-so-stupid, one-sided "contest" that has all but obscured the important-but-apparently-not-important-enough-to-ask-their-opinion protagonists: It's important to remember that this debate is not about Veneracion.
She is not the enemy. She is a reading advocate see her posts on " reading " who is making a complaint about the Tagalog used in Philippine literature. Maybe she's arrogant, maybe she generalizes too much, maybe her arguments don't make sense.
But the way I see it, she is a customer providing feedback. In a previous life, I learned that " a complaint is a gift " and "don't shoot the messenger. Unfortunately, I did not bring the papers on which I jotted down the numbers, so I'll have to share the stats when I get back to Toronto from Vancouver, but out of the 97 hits, only very few—not counting those who were reacting to Veneracion—wrote about the book in a significant way.
It certainly seems as if Veneracion was not merely speaking for herself.
Maybe some researcher will see this and think of doing a more in-depth study, instead of relying on the reactions of the literati to Veneracion's complaint.Jun 21, · Erroneous claims of the late Felix Manalo about him being the ravenous bird (Ibong Mandaragit) mentioned in Isaiah We will explore and find out why it.
Best books like Mga Ibong Mandaragit: #1 Desaparesidos #2 Sa Mga Kuko ng Liwanag #3 Dusk (Rosales Saga, #1) #4 Unang Ulan ng Mayo #5 Walong Diwata ng Pa. Ibong Adarna' is an Epic poetry/poetry written by francisco 'balagtas' baltazar about an eponymous magical bird.
The title's longer form during the History of the Philippine s ( Jun 06, · xe super inaalagaan ko yung books ko, any book (except yung mga walang kwenta talaga like mga ibong mandaragit).AlexAt my last day, teacher Mayet said that I could borrow the book entitled, mga ibong mandaragit at the library.
I was required to read it. It was like summer class, but harder. I was given 3 weeks, and all I could read was 10 chapters. BUOD NG MGA IBONG MANDARAGIT () Amando V. Hernandez Si Andoy ay alila sa bahay ni Don Segundo Montero. Ipinapiit si Andoy ng Don sa Hapones sa.
Jun 05, · Best Answer: I also had a hard time reading that book when I was in high school. Yep, the words were very deep and the book itself is very hard to understand. Luckily, my teacher in Filipino class was so cool and great that I was able to understand its essence and even enjoy the ph-vs.com: Resolved.