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Transcript of THE BREAD OF SALT by NVM Gonzales

Story: Characters
Story: Point of View
Story: The Bread Of Salt
Mr. Custodio became aware of his development in his violin lessons
Pete Saez invited him to join the Minviluz Orchestra, his private band.
His mind begin to think of the things that he will going to do with the money.
His aunt didn't approved of him being a musician.
He planned on giving Aida a brooch.
Story: The Bread Of Salt
December afternoon, Pete was at the door of their classroom. Pete was as if to tell him a secret.
He returned to their classroom and happily greeted everyone. He also approached Aida.
He asked Aida if she is going out of town, he discovered that Aida will stay for the Holiday.
The appointed evening came, the band gathered quietly at Don Esteban's gate.
The asalto began.
He saw Aida.
Story: The Bread of Salt
Alicia and Josefina joined the band.
At last, Pete Saez signalled them that it was eating time.
He wrapped the egg-yolk things in a napkin and stuffed it in his pocket.
Someone talked to him and it turned out to be Aida.
Aida told him that if he could wait, she will give him a big package of food until the guests are gone. He felt embarrassed as Aida saw what he did.
Nestor Vicente Madali Gonzales
Sept 8, 1915- Nov 28, 1999
National College in Manila
Philippines Writers Association
University of the Philippines
Teaches creative writing
Published 3 novels and 6 short stories
Story: Setting
1930's, Philippines
Don Esteban's house
The 14 year old boy - Protagonist
Aida - Albert's apple of the eye
Pete Saez - the guy who invites Albert to join his band
Josefina and Alicia - Aida's cousins
Don Esteban - J and A's father
Grandmother and Grandfather
Mr. Custodio
First person
Story: The Bread Of Salt
He was given 15 centavos by her grandmother. He went to the bakeshop to buy pan de sal.
He always finds his way to catch a glimpse on the old Spaniard's house.
He learned that Aida is the Spaniard's niece.
Because of his young love for Aida, he made himself stronger and more capable of things.
About the title: The Bread Of Salt
Story: The Bread of Life
He walked away to the nearest door and throw the egg-yolk thing. He heard his Grandmother calling him.
The party ended at 1 am and they walked home with their instruments.
Pete accompanied him half of the way home. They stopped at the bake shop.
He bought himself a pandesal
Man vs. Society
Man vs. Circumstances
Love bet. social status
Simple comforts in times of pain or when our hopes are dashed
Awakening him to go back to reality
End of presentation.
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