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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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There was no gut feeling that to let Vicente into the house would be trouble. Before the silence and the grimness of her attack he cowered, retreating, until out of his mouth issued something like a whimper. The mother thus shut his mouth, and with those hard forceful slaps she escorted him right to the other door.

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To find out more, including how to control magnificece, see here: The little boy smiled and said, Thank you. She had been in the shadow. They did not fear him because he was always so gentle and kind. The father grunted again, and did not pay any further attention.

Vicente took the girl up lightly in his arms, holding eetrella under the armpits, and held her to sit down on his lap and he said, still gently, What are your lessons esrrella tomorrow? 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.

Leave a Reply Cancel reply Enter your comment here The little boy did as he was told, asking no questions, for indeed he was feeling sleepy already. Take also the pencils, said the mother to the watching newly bathed, newly changed child. He was able to reach out and gain the trust of the children and their mother by showing his social personality. magnificencd


[Magnificence] by Estrella Alfon

The clothes that she had taken off the little girl, she bundled into a tight wrenched bunch, which she threw into the kitchen range. It is a pity, said their mother, People 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. Their mother saw them with eyes that held pride, and then to partly gloss over the maternal gloating she exhibited, she said to the man, in answer to his praise, But their homework.

The evenings of waiting had made them look forward to this final giving, esrtella when they got the pencils they whooped with joy. They were both very tall for their age, and their legs were the long gangly legs of fine spirited colts.

The man shook his head, and said nothing, but held her on his lap just the same. Common terms and 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 alffon husband Imping Inday Inday’s Jonny kiss knew laughed C Lily Lily’s lips listened little girl looked 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 stones 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 msgnificence women alffon young.

As soon as the boy was gone, the mother turned on Mmagnificence. When her mother reached her, the woman, held her hand out to the child. All the things we experienced during our childhood reflects on how we act today in our society. Estreella title points out to a main character in the story — magnifivence mother. The mother kept coming into the light, and when Vicente made as if to move away into the shadow, she said, very low, but very heavily, Do not move.


As soon as the cool air of the free night touched him, he recovered enough to turn away and run, into the shadows that ate him up. Alternately she lifted her right hand and made him retreat before her until they reached the bottom landing. By and by, mganificence a very short while her mother came down the stairs, holding in her hand a glass of sarsaparilla, Vicente.

All the little girls and boys had been envying them. The little girl went to her, and the mother knelt down, for she was a tall woman and she said, Turn around. And for the little girl who magniricence said was very bright and deserved more, ho would get the biggest pencil he could find. Vicente had brought the pencils he had promised them.

We people most of the time are like the little girl.

And the thing rested there, and the man came in the evenings therefore, and he helped amgnificence fractions for the boy, and write correct phrases in language for the little girl. It is a common experience of everybody that after having trusted someone, a person would soon lose his or her trust on that person because, in the end, the person betrayed them.

At this particular time, it was for pencils. You are commenting using your Twitter account. Her retreated down one tread of the stairs with the force of esttella blow, but the mother followed him. Once in the shadow, she extended her hand, and without any opposition took away the papers that Vicente was holding to himself.

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Thank him, their mother called. ValentineJournal “I’ve got an ambition to die of exhaustion rather than boredom. When they had reached the upper landing, the woman called down to her son, Son, come up and go to your room.