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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Youth must triumph… now. But she remembered the reason why she had married Dodong, whom made life ugly, was because she loved him. Dodong got tickled and jerked his foot, flinging the worm vllla the air.

Then when Blas turned eighteen, he told his father that he wanted to marry some girl. He turned back the way he had come, then marched obliquely to a creek. Jessica Garrcia rated it it was amazing Mar 13, He did not tell that to Dodong, but Dodong guessed it. He began to wonder madly if the process of childbirth was really painful.

“FOOTNOTE TO YOUTH” by Jose Garcia Villa

There it was out, what we had to say, and over which he head said it without any effort at all and without self-consciousness. Abkar Shenouda rated it liked it Feb 10, Bby continuing to use this website, you agree to their use. He was also afraid of Teang who was giving birth in the house; she face screams that chilled his blood. He ascended the bamboo steps slowly. Margarette Nicole rated it did not like it Nov 14, As long ago, Youth and Love did triumph for Dodong… and then life.


The moonlight was cold and white.

Footnote to Youth: Tales of the Philippines and Others by Jose Garcia Villa

The ground yoth broken up into many fresh wounds and fragrant with a sweetish earthy smell. Dodong made a quick impassioned essay in his mind about selfishness, but later, he got confused.

Want to Read Currently Reading Read. His mother had told him not to leave the house, but he had left.

Unknown November 22, at 3: His father looked at him silently and stopped sucking the broken tooth, The silenece became intense and cruel, and Dodong was uncomfortable and then became very angry because his father kept looking at him without uttering anything.

You are commenting using your WordPress. Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in: But he was tired and now, feld lazy.

Footnote to Youth: Tales of the Philippines and Others

How desirable she garciq to him. Dodong did not want any more children. Joelven Benjamin rated it really liked it Apr 18, Dodong felt more embarrassed and did not move.


villz Return to Book Page. Its a lesson for those who are marrying at an early age and still patronizing the mistakes that their parents have made. Dodong unhitched the carabao leisurely and fave it a healthy tap on the hip.

Philippine Literature: Footnote to Youth by: Jose Garcia Villa

I will tell it to him. You better go to sleep.

He wished as he looked at her ofotnote he had a sister who could help his mother in the housework. This book is not yet featured on Listopia.

gouth Dodong called his name and asked why he did not sleep. Then he thought, supposed he had ten children…. She did not tell Dodong this, not wishing him to dislike her. Unknown December 13, at 3: Unknown September 18, at 4: Dodong finally decided to tell it, but a thought came to him that his father might refuse to consider it.