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THE WEDDING DANCE

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hazel anne

on 14 March 2016

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Transcript of THE WEDDING DANCE

AMADOR DAGUIO
CHARACTERS
Lumnay
Awiyao’s former wife who is still in love with him, despite the fact he married another.
SETTING
PLACE: The mountain province
Time: A long time ago
THE WEDDING DANCE
by Amador Daguio

He was born in 1912 in the Mountain Province.
Graduated with honors from U.P.
Won many prizes for his fiction and poetry.
Awiyao
The lead male in the story who loves Lumnay, but left her because she didn’t produce children for him.
Madulimay
Awiyao’s new wife, who is younger and he hopes to have children with
PLOT
SYMBOLISM
GANGSAS
The gangsas are culturally important. The sound of the gangsas represent the man in the wedding ceremony; like the gansas, they are strong and provide a "beat to dance", a "beat to life"
THE BEADS
The beads in the story
symbolize the promise
that Awiyao made to
Lumnay.
THE FLOOR
A number of times the narrator draws the reader's attention to the floor as Lumnay pulls it apart. This is symbolic for their marriage unweaving.
THEME
The theme of "The Wedding Dance" by Amador Daguio is all about
letting love go.
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