Dugo sa Bukang Liwayway: A commentary on its canon formation Gerard John Fortaleza William Shakespeare, Miguel Cervantes, Stephen Crane, Roland. Dugo sa bukang-liwayway by Rogelio Sikat, , University of the Philippines Press edition, in Tagalog. Dugo Sa Bukang-liwayway by Rogelio Sikat, , available at Book Depository with free delivery worldwide.

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Sikat presented these issues in a very realistic manner through his exquisite use of language style. This issue branches out to other social problems.

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Rogelio Sikat Find more information about: University of the Philippines Press Fleming, M. As complicated like no other, the political system in the Philippines — the novel presents the politics as something one-sided for the people with money.

Help Center Find new research papers in: Dugo sa Bukang Liwayway. Although it was a struggle at first for them to publish, it became successful and paved way to many writers to embrace the vernacular as their medium dugi writing.

Sikat is known for his works lashing the agrarian reforms of the country and it was clearly shown in the novel through the form of feudalism. Allow this favorite library to be seen by others Keep this favorite library private. Another is that the novel showcased social issues existing during that time — and these issues remained unresolved until at present.

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Acceptance Speech for Nobel Peace Prize. The Cugo Address es you entered is are not in a valid format. The name field is required. Find a copy in the library Finding libraries that hold this item It is the main reason why the Philippines has lost its sense of identity llwayway but the country can still be identified with traits that the colonizers impart in Filipinos.

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He used realism in this novel because he showcased every scene in a manner that it seems to be that real. Tagalog View all editions and formats. Details Additional Physical Format: Please enter recipient e-mail address es. Until at present, the Comprehensive Agrarian Reform Program CARP that was supposed to answer the problem regarding that is still not followed by few landlords and some lead to violence just like the incidence in Hacienda Luisita owned by the prominent family, the Cojuangcos — there are other families such as the Singsons, Marcoses and Romualdez.


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Cancel Forgot your password? Rogelio Sikat is one of pioneer writers in Filipino language because of his high form in the aesthetic use of language style.

Through that vivid images explicitly described in the novel the readers connect to the story well and creates that cathartic effect to them — this will help them understand the meanings and messages implied in the story.

Reviews User-contributed reviews Add a review and share your thoughts with other readers. Preview this item Preview this item. Please verify that you are not a robot. Secondly, it opens the door for so many writers to write in Filipino and to strengthen the use of the native language in Philippine literature.

The liwayqay of the novel will know what is happening to the dying culture of the country and what was left with them. It is shown there that Borja is in lead because of his supporters that he bought.

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He presented the problem realistically — the way it is really happening in the society — just like the problem of Tano when Mela was supposed to give birth to Simon and she has to go to the hospital but they do not have any means of transportation and Tano almost plead to everyone in their town just to help him; it can be seen that this part of the novel happens in real life.

With the perseverance and hard work of Rogelio Sikat and other four writers, Dugo sa Bukang Liwayway became one of the first Philippine novels published in Filipino language.


Though there are no certain criteria in deciding whether a literary piece is a canon but it can be known somehow if it has stood the test of time or being socially relevant even at present, excellent use of language style, embodies liwaywxy culture and fighting for liwaywaay advocacies Fowler, It embodies the culture in a sense that it presents the traditions, beliefs and values of Filipinos during the post-war era of the country — the way Filipinos live during that time and their notion on different things.

One prevailing issue in the novel is the social class — the rich and the poor; wealth and poverty. Firstly, the act of Rogelio Sikat writing a novel in Filipino, the native language is a great help since it asserts the identity of Filipinos who speaks their own language and not of others.

Dugo sa Bukang Liwayway tackles different social issues such as feudalism, colonialism, social classes, injustice, religion conflict, messed up politics and abuse of power. In the story, Borja is the incumbent mayor of San Roque — he is a wealthy businessman. Finding libraries that hold this item It is because the contents of the books are still relevant even though it was written in nineteenth century, it became the eye opener of Filipinos during the Spanish regime in the country so that they will fight for their freedom and most importantly it was still being studied at present time.

Philippine literature and the nation. Also, it is a pioneer novel in Philippine literature written in Filipino language — that leads to the progress of the dugi in Filipino and paves way many opportunities for writers in the native language.