Summary of the Wedding Dance by Amador Daguio

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Summary: This is sad story of a man, Awiyao, who in spite of being in love with his wife, Lumnay, feels the need to marryanother in order to have a son. According to the story if a man does not have a son he is considered to be inferior to others intheir community. It is not a case of not loving Lumnay, which he does, but of his perceived necessity of a son to beconsidered a man. He is however, insensitive believing the answer to Lumnay's sorrow would be to join the other women at the wedding dance.Little regard for her feelings and the willingness to abandon her seem to be the predominate thoughts in the author's mind.She seems to obsess over the necklace of his grandmother which he had given her. Towards the end of the story I had…show more content…
They transferred to Normal Leyte School in 1941 before theSecond World War. During the Japanese Occupation, he joined the resistance and wrote poems in secret, later collected asBataan Harvest.1 0 He was a bosom-friend of another writer in the resistance, Manuel E. Arguilla.In 1952, he obtained his M.A. in English at Stanford U. as a Fulbright scholar. His thesis was a study and translation of Hudhud hi Aliguyon (Ifugao Harvest Song). In 1954, he obtained his Law degree from Romualdez Law College in Leyte.Daguio was editor and public relations officer in various offices in government and the military. He also taught for twenty-sixyears at the University of the East, U.P., and Philippine Women’s University. In 1973, six years after his death, Daguio wasconferred the Republic Cultural Heritage

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