A literary piece by Jose Garcia Villa Entitled: Footnote to Youth; 2. Who is Jose Garcia Villa? He is a poet, a critic, a short story writer, and a. Footnote to Youth by Jose Garcia Villa. The sun was salmon and hazy in the west . Dodong thought to himself he would tell his father about. Jose Garcia Villa. · Rating details · 64 ratings · 5 reviews. “Here was the first collection of short stories by a Filipino to be published in the United States, just.

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Dodong looked at his father sourly. Then he confined his mind dreaming of Teang and himself.

Philippine Literature: Footnote to Youth by: Jose Garcia Villa

These animals were also explored by another poet e. He watched Blass undress in the dark and ro down softly. Dodong got tickled and jerked his foot, flinging the worm into the air. To youth, because it’s for all the teenagers that can relate this days.

See all 8 questions about Footnote to Youth…. Sarah Fleming rated it really liked it Sep 03, Blas was very young. She made him want to touch her, to yotuh her. Margarette Nicole rated it did not like it Nov 14, Return to Book Page.


Footnote to Youth: Tales of the Philippines and Others

I will tell him. She did not tell Dodong this, not wishing him to dislike her.

You better go to sleep. Later on, they had some children and one was named as Blas. His father led him into the small sawali room. He sat down on a saw-horse with his feet close together. Kim Abella rated it it was amazing Jul 16, He wanted to get out of it without clear reason at all.

“FOOTNOTE TO YOUTH” by Jose Garcia Villa – Amaranthine Impression

The petroleum lamp on the ceiling was already lighted and the low unvarnished square table was set for supper. He walked faster, prodded by the thought of his virility. You are commenting using your WordPress. There had neen gootnote suitor, Lucio older than Dodong by nine years and that wasw why she had chosen Dodong.

“FOOTNOTE TO YOUTH” by Jose Garcia Villa

His heart pounded mercilessly in him. So, in this case, the author wanted to focus on the ending of the story. Dodong felt tired of standing. The hilot was wrapping the child Dodong heard him cry. Dodong tensed with desire and looked at the muscle of his arms. To see what your friends thought of this book, please sign up. Mayhan Lawagon rated it it was amazing Mar 06, Rea rated it really liked garciia Feb 27, He did not want her to ggarcia that pale. In the cool sundown, he thought wild young dreams of himself and Teang, yoith girl.


Must you marry, Dodong? Dodong rose from his mat and told Blas to follow him. As long ago, Youth and Love did triumph for Dodong… and then life. A small angled stone bled his foot, but he dismissed it cursorily.

Jaymix Jaymix rated it liked it Jul 02, He lost his resentment for his father, for a while, he even felt sorry for him footbote the pain I his tooth.