To answer these questions, this paper looks into five major literary traditions of Philippine literature — Native, Islamic, Spanish, American, and Nationalist – which in turn belong to any of the three historical periods of Philippine history: Pre-Colonial, Colonial, and Post-Colonial.
What are the stages of Philippine literature?
According to Mariñas (1974) Philippine Literature in Spanish can be divided into 5 stages of development namely:
- Works of Spanish Religious About the Philippines (1593–1800)
- Formative Stage (1800–1900)
- Nationalist Stage (1883–1903)
- The Golden Age (1903–1966)
- Modern Works (1966–present)
What are changes in literature during the 21st century?
Here’s another difference of 21st century literature, modernists would be more in lines of free verse, no set rhyme scheme, or format unlike conventional writers. Ancient literature, if that’s what you mean by traditional literature, was predominantly oral, didactic and mythical, full of romanticism and idealism.
What are the two major types of literature?
Literature can be classified according to whether it is fiction or non-fiction and whether it is poetry or prose.