Jose Rizal Essays

National Hero Dr. Jose Rizal

The life, works and writings of Dr. Jose Rizal is the most worthy to honor him our foremost National Hero and he was acknowledged to be “The Greatest Malayan”. Today, we enjoy more freedoms and material advantages, all thanks to the revolutionary heroes like Rizal, who led them all in the nobility of his character and life, the applications of his talents, and utmost sacrifice of his life. In an act of political martyrdom which he faced with serenity and…

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Pluma_ Rizal, Ang Dakilang Manunulat

Jose Rizal, just like any of us, used to live an ordinary life. Just like a normal person, he underwent the mundane stages of human life such as infancy, childhood, adolescence, and adulthood. Yet, unlike any of us, Rizal inadvertently stood out because he lived by the saying, “Live life to the fullest.” He made the best out of his 35 years of existence. However, certain events and persons might have inspired him on the first place that eventually transformed…

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Filipino Women Writers

Maramag was a poet, newspaperman, and editor of the Manila Tribune. He was born in Ilagan, Isabela, on January 21,1893. He was educated at Isabela High School, Philippine Normal School, and the University of the Philippines. Many of his poems were published in various newspaper. Some of his more famous poems were : “A Christ without the Cross,” “The Atheist,” “Jose Rizal,” “Christmas,” and “Moonlight on Manila Bay. ” One of his earlier poems was “The Rural Maid. ” Maramag…

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They Ask Me for Verses by Jose P. Rizal

The members of the society requested him to write a poem, He expressed his emotional sentiments through his poem even though he doesn’t find it easy to write poems any more, he tried to write and finish what he have started. During the time he was writing the poem, he can’t find any inspiration to write, he felt very sad that as if he was an outcast or separated from everyone; He feels lonely as if his soul is being…

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An Analysis of Noli Me Tangere by Jose Rizal

The novel Noli Me Tangere contains 63 chapters and epilogue. It begins with a reception given by Capitan Tiago (Santiago de los Santos) at his house in Calle Analogue (now Juan Luna Street) on the last day of October. The reception or dinner is given in honor of Crisostomo Ibarra, a young and rich Filipino who had just returned after seven years of study in Europe. Ibarra was the only son of Don Rafael Ibarra, friend of Capitan Tiago, and…

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Analysis of the Movie _jose Rizal_

A three-hour epic on the life and struggles of poet and patriot Jose Rizal, the national hero and martyr of the Philippines, this film was commissioned to mark the 1998 centennial of the country’s independence from Spanish colonial rule. Rizal was a remarkably educated man; not only was he a writer, but he was also a painter, sculptor, doctor and surgeon, teacher, natural scientist, economist, engineer and theologian. He was an excellent fencer and marksman; he studied at colleges in…

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Jose Rizal’s Life

1. Surname-“Rizal” Jose Rizal and his family got the surname ‘Rizal’ from his Chinese ancestor Domingo Lameo. Rizal means “Ricial or grains”, and they started using it 1731. His true surname is Mercado, but to keep his family safe he used the surname Rizal. His brother insisted that he adopt the name Rizal in order to avoid the obvious stigma that the Alonzo y Mercado name had recieved from Paciano’s association with Father Burgos, and the family’s prominence in the…

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Rizal Homecoming

1887-1888-Decision to return home.Because of the publication of the Noli Me Tangere and the uproar it caused amongthe friars. Rizal was warned by Paciano (his brother).Silvestre Ubaldo (his brother in-law), Chengoy (Jose M. Cecilio) and other friends not to return home. But he did notheed their warning. He was determined to return to the Philippines for the followingreason: 1) to operate his mother’s eyes, 2) to serve his people who had long beenoppressed by Spanish tyrants; 3) to find out…

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Interpretation of the Poem, _sa Aking Mga Kabata_

The first stanza speaks that Rizal wants us to love our own language and it is a gift from above that was given onto us to be grateful of. It is a blessing that like any other nationalities we were gifted of. We are aware that Rizal was motivated to write this poem during the time of Spanish supremacy because we were under their colony. He addresses us to love our language for it is our step towards liberty. As…

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Rizal’s Visit to the United States

April 28, 1888 He saw the discriminatory treatment of the Chinese and the Negros by the white Americans “The Streamer Belgic” Name of Rizal’s – The name of the Ship docked at San Francisco Saturday morning. 2 agencies that certified Belgic are free from cholera epidemic The America consul of Japan the British government of Hong Kong. Cholera – raging epidemic in the Far East according to the Americans All passengers are quarantined for safety Rizal was surprised because there…

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Life of Rizal

One of the most favourite novels of Rizal was the Count of Monte Cristo which was authored by Alexander Dumas. This novel—which portrays the story of Edmond Dantes– instilled his romantic cravings. Accordingly, the life of Edmond Dantes was a story of hope, vengeance, forgiveness, and mercy. This novel was an excellent example of pure wisdom and love. The theme of its story struck Rizal’s genius mind and unique character. The novel became a favourite reading material of the hero…

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Summary of Rizal’s Life

Who is Jose Rizal? On June 19, 1861, the Mercado Family from the town of Calamba in the province of Laguna in the Philippines, happily greeted the birth of their newest member — a baby boy born as the seventh child to proud parents Francisco Rizal Mercado y Alejandro and Teodora Alonza y Quintos. They named the bouncing baby boy Jose Protacio Rizal Mercado. Being the seventh of a brood of eleven, Jose Rizal Mercado demonstrated an astounding intelligence and…

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Rizal’s Childhood Years

* A. Calamba, The Hero’s Town * Calamba: * It is belonged to dominican order which is the a picturesque town nestling on a verdant plain covered with irrigated ricefields and sugarlands. * Mount Makiling: * The south of Calamba in which beyond it is the province of Batangas. * Laguna De Bay: * It is the east of Calamba, it is the famous mountain shrine of the miraculous Lady of Peace and Good Voyage. * Un Recuerdo A Mi…

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Rizal Ang Bayaning Third World

Sino si Rizal? Every Filipino who at least have been to school and received a formal education could answer this for sure with “Our national hero”. But beyond being a hero, do we really know this guy with a statue in Luneta? Was he really that god-like during his entire life? Most of us don’t really care, I bet. But there are really some who go beyond what have been taught in school and study every loop holes about Rizal…

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Jose Rizal_ Reaction Paper

Jose Protacio Mercado Alonzo y Realonda Rizal (June 19, 1861 – Dec 30, 1896) Is most venerated and acclaimed patriot in the Philippines recognized for his unselfish contribution in the historical and social transformation in the country, he is one of the National heroes of the Philippines together with Andres Bonifacio. He also writes El Filibusterismo and Noli me Tangere. Rizal as a child was a lover of a Literature arts and wrote a poem named “Ang aking mga kabata”…

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