Jose Rizal, one of the most important National Heroes of ThePhilippines, was born the 19th of June ofin the house of awealthy family. He studied in Europe, where he obtained a degree inmedicine. He was also the writer of several poems and essays thatgained him the animosity of the Spanish authorities that had hiscountry colonized then.
Title[ edit ] Rizal entitled this novel as such drawing inspiration from John He proposed to probe all the cancers of Filipino society that everyone else felt too painful to touch. He preferred that the prospective novel express the way Filipino culture was perceived to be backward, anti-progress, anti-intellectual, and not conducive to the ideals of the Age of Enlightenment.
He was then a student of medicine in the Universidad Central de Madrid. In a reunion of Filipinos at the house of his friend Pedro A.
Paterno in Madrid on 2 JanuaryRizal proposed the writing of a novel about the Philippines written by a group of Filipinos.
However, this project did not materialize. The people who agreed to help Rizal with the novel did not write anything. Initially, the novel was planned to cover and describe all phases of Filipino life, but almost everybody wanted to write about women. Rizal even saw his companions spend more time gambling and flirting with Spanish women.
Because of this, he pulled out of the plan of co-writing with others and decided to draft the novel alone. Capitan Tiago, a family friend, bids him to spend his first night in Manila where Tiago hosts a reunion party at his riverside home on Anloague Street.
Guevarra nevertheless warns the young man to be careful. The two flirt and reminisce in the azotea, a porch overlooking the river. However, he learns from the gravedigger that the town curate had ordered that Rafael's remains be exhumed and transferred to a Chinese cemetery.
But the gravedigger confesses that on the night he dug up the corpse, it was raining hard and he feared for his own soul, so defying the order of the priest, he instead threw the body into the lake.
As the days progress he carries out his plan to serve his country as his father wanted. He intends to use his family wealth to build a school, believing his paisanos would benefit from a more modern education than what is offered in the schools run by the governmentwhose curriculum was heavily tempered by the teachings of the friars.
The building was planned to begin construction with the cornerstone to be laid in a ceremony during San Diego's town fiesta. It is then discovered that a crocodile had been lurking on the fish pens owned by the Ibarras. Elias, the boat's pilot, jumps into the water with a bolo knife drawn.
Sensing Elias is in danger, Ibarra jumps in as well, and they subdue the animal together. The ceremony involved the massive stone being lowered into a trench by a wooden derrick. As he prepares to do so, however, the derrick fails and the stone falls into the trench, bringing the derrick down with it in a mighty crash.
In his place beneath the stone is the would-be assassin. Elias tells him about a revolutionary grouppoised for open, violent clash with the government. This group has reached out to Elias in a bid for him to join them in their imminent uprising. In their conversation Elias narrates his family's history, how his grandfather in his youth worked as a bookkeeper in a Manila office but was accused of arson by the Spaniard owner when the office burned down.
He was prosecuted and upon release was shunned by the community as a dangerous lawbreaker. His wife turned to prostitution to support the family but eventually they were driven into the hinterlands. The authorities know of the uprising and are prepared to spring a trap on the rebels.
Elias obliges, but comes across a name familiar to him: Elias tells him Eibarramendia was the same Spaniard who accused his grandfather of arson, and was thus the author of the misfortunes of Elias and his family.
The uprising follows through, and many of the rebels are either captured or killed. The following morning the instigators are found dead. Elias, meanwhile, sneaks back into the Ibarra mansion during the night and sorts through documents and valuables, then burns down the house.
Now, the old officer tells her, she can live a life of peace.Mar 10, · It is a novel written by Filipino writer and national hero Jose Rizal and was first published in in Berlin, Germany.
The novel is about Juan Crisostomo Ibarra who comes back to the. Jose Rizal (Born José Protasio Rizal Mercado y Alonso Realonda) is a national hero of the Philippines and pride of the Malayan race. He was born on June 19, in the town of Calamba, Laguna. . Tagalog Language and Rizal. Dr - Tagalog Language and Rizal introduction.
Jose Protacio Mercado Rizal y Alonzo Realonda (June 19, , December 30, ), variously called the “Pride of the Malay Race,” “The Great Malayan,” “The First Filipino,” “The Messiah of the Revolution,” “The Universal Hero,” “The Messiah of the Redemption,” was an polyglot and is the national.
RIZAL IN DAPITAN Reaction Paper of Edmar Gallebo Sagun BSED -2 Cagayan Colleges Tuguegarao Tuguegarao City From June 17, to July 31, , Dapitan became the bare witness to one of the most fruitful periods in Rizal's life.
His stay in the province was more than he was living in exile. Jose Rizal (–) was a man of incredible intellectual power, with amazing artistic talent as well. He excelled at anything that he put his mind to—medicine, poetry, sketching, architecture, sociology the list seems nearly endless. Dec 25, · Jose Rizal's life and works are recounted through a series of non-linear flashbacks which reflect on various aspects of his life - as writer, propagandist, lover, friend, brother, doctor, and the man that inspired a revolution/10().