“Footnote to Youth” is a Philippine literature that was published under the publishing company Charles Scribner’s Sons which is located in New York City. This book is about how a boy and a girl experienced what real life is at an early age because of their naiveness and stubbornness.
What can you say about the story footnote to youth?
Footnote to Youth By Jose Garcia Villa. … Footnote to youth is the title of the story. It is said that it is a footnote to youth because it is a brief reminder for the Filipinos especially the youth of what a real life could be today. It also indicates the sources or the causes why youth act this way.
What is the symbolism of footnote to youth?
Symbolism. The story symbolizes youth as overzealous and emotional. It is an age of rash decisions and unstoppable desires. On the other hand, marriage and middle age are symbolized with responsibilities, anxiety and regrets.
What is the moral lesson of the story footnote to youth?
Moral lesson about the short story ‘;footnote to youth’;? The moral of the story is that marriage is something that is taken seriously. Because marriage aside from being a sacrament is something that is full of responsibilities; when you decide to get married and you do marry someone, there is no turning back.
Do you think the title footnote to youth fits the story?
It is a story of Dodong who made a mistake in the past and ended up in an unhappy life and he did not want his son to be like him. The title Footnote to Youth is suitable because it serves as a note or a reminder that the life of having your own family in a young age will not be easy as cake.
Who are the major character of footnote to youth?
Dodong – main character of the story who got married at the age of 17 2. Teang – regretted marrying at an early age 3. Lucio – Teang’s other suitor who got married after she did and who’s childless until now 4. Blas – Dodong and Teang’s oldest son who followed their footsteps in the end.
What is the main conflict of footnote to youth?
*The main conflict in the poem “Footnote to Youth” by Jose Garcia Villa is the difficulty that the two young lovers face by marrying so early in life.
What is the climax of footnote to youth?
What is the high point or the climax of the story? The highest point in the story is when Dodong saw her wife inthe “papag” with his firstborn child. He heard his baby’s cry that piercedhim queerly. He could not control the swelling happiness in him.
What is the meaning of footnote?
1 : a note of reference, explanation, or comment usually placed below the text on a printed page. 2a : one that is a relatively subordinate or minor part (as of an event, work, or field) a movement now regarded as a footnote to architectural history.
What was Dodong afraid of?
The rising action of the story of Footnote to Youth is thatwhen Dodong was afraid to go to his home because he wanted to get out of it without clear reason at all. He felt afraid that it seems to caged himand also of Teang because Teang was giving birth in the house.