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What is the pre colonial literature?

Riddles, proverbs, aphorism, maxims, ballads, folk lyrics, myths, legends, fables, tales, and epics were some of the literary types during the period.

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Herein, what is the meaning of pre colonial literature?

Pre colonial literature. It referred chiefly to oral knowledge preserved among the illiterate masses elsewhere or the oral literature of all people whether they have written knowledge or not.

Beside above, what are the pre colonial literature in the Philippines? Philippine Literature and Texts (Pre-colonial Times and Spanish Colonizations) 11. Other epics known to most Filipinos are the Ibalon of Bikol, Darangan which is a Muslim epic, the Kudaman of Palawan, the Alim of the Ifugao, Bantugan of the Maranao, the Hinilawod of Panay, and the Tuwaang of Manobos.

Also asked, what are the examples of pre colonial literature?

A few examples are the lullabyes or Ili-ili (Ilonggo); love songs like the panawagon and balitao (Ilonggo); harana or serenade (Cebuano); the bayok (Maranao); the seven-syllable per line poem, ambahan of the Mangyans that are about human relationships, social entertainment and also serve as tools for teaching the young

What are the themes of pre colonial literature?

Most of what we know of pre-colonial literature deals with oral traditions. These are in the form of epic poems, oral geneaologies, rhymes, riddles, wise sayings, folk tales, etc. The themes of these works was often spiritual or cosmological, or they were moral tales.

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