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I. Title: MAGNIFICENCE II. Author: Estrella D. Alfon Biography Estrella Alfon was born in San Nicolas, Cebu City on March 27, She went. This is an Analysis of the Short Story Magnificence by Estrella Alfon – Download as Word Doc .doc /.docx), PDF Magnificence by Estrella D Alfon. At first, I can’t understand how the title fits into the story. The title points out to a main character in the story – the mother. In the beginning of the.

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[Magnificence] by Estrella Alfon

The little girl went to her, and the mother knelt down, for she was a tall woman and she said, Turn around. The girl jumped out of the lap of Vicente innocently because she felt something strange around Alfkn.

And the man said, I have nothing to do in the evenings, let me help them. Common terms estrflla phrases Abdon Alan Andika arms Aruy asked aunt bamboo beggar belfry beside big lug brother called carabao Cebu centavos child church churchyard clothes cochero coconut Compostela cried Crow crowd crying dream dress Elmo Espeleta eyes face father feet fingers Garcia hair hand head heard hurried husband Imping Inday Inday’s Jonny kiss knew laughed Leyte Lily Lily’s lips listened little girl magniificence Luisa Marco Maring Maring’s Martha maue mistress modista mother mouth Mummy Nene Nero never night parachi peleta pencils piano picture pinuti play policeman Ramon Rosa Sancho seemed shoulders shouted singing Siyay slapped smiled sometimes song stairs magnifcence stood stopped stories street Tagalog talk tambourine tears tell Tesiang things thought told took trees tried tuba turned Vicente voice volunteer guards waited walk watch window woman women words young.

They did not fear him because he was always so gentle and kind.

School children always have estreloa going at one time or another. The esteella looked after him, and closed the door. Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in: And for the little girl who he said was very bright and deserved more, ho would get the biggest pencil he could find. They were both very tall for their age, and their legs were the long gangly legs of fine spirited colts. The mother looked at him, stopped in her tracks, and advanced into the light.


What are you shouting about? When they had reached the upper landing, magniificence woman called down to her son, Son, come up and go to your room. This entry was posted on January 18, at Email required Address never made public.

We people tend to do things out of our curiosity because it was developed or we had experienced it during our childhood. How could she allow him into the house! The man said nothing, for she said nothing either. The little boy did as he was told, asking no questions, for indeed he was feeling sleepy already. The little girl and her brother would look up at him where they sat at the big table, their eyes bright in the bright light, and watch him come fully into the light, but his voice soft, his manner slow.

There was no gut feeling that to let Vicente into the house would be trouble. And the thing rested there, and the man came in the evenings therefore, and he helped solve fractions for the boy, and write correct phrases in language for the little girl. Always also, with the terrible indelibility that one associated with terror, the girl was to remember the touch of that hand on her shoulder, heavy, kneading at her flesh, the woman herself stricken almost dumb, but her eyes eloquent with that angered fire.

Vicente had brought the pencils he had promised them.

It is a common experience of everybody that after having trusted someone, a person would soon lose his or r trust on that person because, in the end, the person betrayed them. Notify me of new comments via email. Her retreated down one tread of the stairs with the force of the blow, but the mother followed him.


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allfon Her voice had been like a bell of safety to the little girl. Thank him, their mother called. With her other hand she slapped him on the other side of the face again. And the little girl turned to the paper on the table where she had been writing with the jumbo pencil, and she told him that that was her lesson but it was easy.

But when the girl turned to comply, the mother said, No, tomorrow will do. The evenings of waiting had made them look forward to this final giving, and when magnificwnce got the pencils they whooped with joy.

Regal Publishing Company- Philippine fiction English – pages. The man shook his head, and said nothing, but held her on his lap just the same. She had been in the shadow. You are commenting using your Twitter account.

It is a pity, said their mother, E like those, they make friends with people like us, and they feel it is nice to give us gifts, or the children toys and things. The little girl, during the part where she was left alone with Vicente, had no idea that she was going to be molested by him. And the little boy ran away to comply, saying behind magnificnece, But buy us some more pencils, huh, buy us more pencils, and then went up to stairs to their mother.

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You are commenting using your WordPress. The little boy smiled and said, Thank you. The clothes that she had taken off the little girl, she bundled into magnificennce tight wrenched bunch, which she threw into the kitchen range. Read, highlight, and take notes, across web, tablet, and phone.