Master Class Lecture on Poetry 2: On Figurative Language

Master Class Lecture Series for Lit 14: Introduction to Poetry and Drama, Second Semester, SY 2016-17, Ateneo de Manila University From last time’s lecture, we have underlined that Poetry is a kind of imaginative language use. Poetry shapes language in a way that distinguishes itself from other forms of literature (primarily, all literary prose), and… Read More Master Class Lecture on Poetry 2: On Figurative Language

Master Class Lecture on Fiction 2: On Point of View and Three Very Short Stories

Master Class Lecture Series for Lit 13: Introduction to Fiction, Second Semester, SY 2016-17, Ateneo de Manila University From our last conversation, we underlined three basic principles of Fiction as we oriented ourselves in about the workings of plot and character: (1) Fiction is basically a sustained telling or unfolding of an event; (2) Fiction is… Read More Master Class Lecture on Fiction 2: On Point of View and Three Very Short Stories

Paanyaya: Panayam at Lunsad-Aklat sa Marso 11, 2017 sa DLSU

Daluhan ang paglulunsad ng pinakabagong aklat ni Louie Jon A. Sánchez, ang Pagkahaba-haba man ng Prusisyon (University of the Philippines Press), at muling pagpapakilala sa kaniyang dalawang naunang aklat ng tula, ang Kung Saan sa Katawan at At Sa Tahanan ng Alabok (kapwa mula sa University of Santo Tomas Publishing House). Pakinggan din ang kaniyang mga… Read More Paanyaya: Panayam at Lunsad-Aklat sa Marso 11, 2017 sa DLSU

Master Class Lecture on Poetry 1: What Makes a Poem

Master Class Lecture Series for Lit 14: Introduction to Poetry and Drama, Second Semester, SY 2016-17, Ateneo de Manila University Poetry usually comes to a lot of people as rather perplexing. Many think its perceived “depth” requires special skills for unlocking. Many also mistake “mysterious,” even flowery and winding expression for poetry; feelings, or “spontaneous… Read More Master Class Lecture on Poetry 1: What Makes a Poem