By then, Amper had shifted to writing poems in Cebuano even as politics drew him away from his craft. Instead of concentrating on improving our craft, we got caught in the struggle for campus press freedom.
As deplorable as it is, nothing decisive is being done about it and these conditions are most felt in the countryside. He said he discovered that one of the easiest ways of doing it is to approach the short story as an art form and to discuss it according to its formal elements, which are the plot, character, point of view, tone and atmosphere, language and style, symbolism, and theme.
Prostitution was also tackled albeit in a teasing light but it drives home the message that most women resort to making their bodies wares for survival. The poem started off saying that nothing had changed but as I read through the poem, I told myself, wait I thought nothing really changed, so how come it looks like everything had change.
I could not recall now whether Blanche was still with us when years later the school administration eased us out of The Quill. So when realizing this truth, it is also a little saddening. The jibes at Pedro are such that only true friends could make upon each other.
The camaraderie between the persona and Pedro is obvious, the mark that their friendship has made is very apparent in the persona. One of the most remarkable thing is this poem is its ironic tone. Literature — franniegoose 5: The persona is very ironic, first saying that nothing much has changed then follows that stanza about changes in their community.
Star Cebu newspaper on June 10, When you are a young writer, there are works that catches your fancy, and writers that you end up idolizing. He had jumped from being a municipal health officer to being a mayor of Boljoon, the town of his birth. As a writer, I got to know the man in a circuitous way.
The persona is reminiscing of childhood haunts and escapades: Star Cebu for January 26, Friday, February 16, 1: However, the superficial picturesque portrait ends there. The poem is filled with potent socio-political undertones, those issues that touch at the fabric of society and is seldom talked about if at all.
Tan shared his method in imparting a story. For his part, Tan said there are many ways of teaching a short story. Citizen, Also Called Pete At the onset of the poem, the persona or the letter writer has already laid in place the setting that is surely rural in nature.
Rene Estella Amper, Cebuano poet, doctor, and politician whose Palanca-winning poetry was both a sad and funny indictment of our quirks as a people, has died.
Not only was he ironic, he also sounded very sarcastic. But those were tumultuous times. He was mayor for three terms nine yearsthen vice mayor until his death Wednesday. The older Amper had made a name for himself then as a distinguished Cebuano poet writing in English.
Published in the Sun. Tell us in text, photos or videos. If he wants to be like Pedro or if he thinks that going to America is not a good thing. Marjorie Evasco and Dr.
Interlaced with the reminiscences are news of the developments in town, from the mundane to the controversial. D especially the lizard part. In these materialistic times, it is not often that doctors like him would choose to practice in a rural setting. Citizen, Also Called Pete This poem was funny for me: Pitogo was one of the teachers who attended the lectures of multi-awarded writers Dr.
The reader gets comfortable as the poem rambles along, the scenes depicted are familiar to most people and it sounds just like what had happened in our very own hometowns. Citizen, Also Called Pete":. Letter To Pedro, U.S. Citizen, Also Called Pete by Rene Estella Amper Pete, old friend; there isn't really much change in our hometown since you left.
This morning I couldn't find anymore the grave of Simeona, the cat we buried at the foot of Miguel's mango tree, when we were in grade four, after she was hit by a truck while crossing the street.
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