Characteristics Of Aswang The Philippine Monster

1265 Words6 Pages
Aswang, a terrible Philippine Monster Roselyn U. Consigo Capitol of Education, Capitol University 18 January 2017 The purpose of this paper is to share of how aswang as a folktale adapt to the Philippine Island. Aswang can be traced back to the 15th to the 16th centuries, Aswang was depicted as “a native superstition” from the view point of Spanish missionaries, trying to propagate their Catholic beliefs, or as “a demon” standing against their God (Plasencia 1903-09; Ortiz 1903-09). The Aswang is one of the most fearsome monsters in the Philippines. This monster is very popular in the Western Visayan area, but the definition and stories vary from region to region. Aswang is a supernatural…show more content…
Marcos, when Aswang came to establish its status in the nation’s folk beliefs and folklores. Stories extensively collected and recorded the folklores of Aswang from almost all over the nation, revealing the circulation, commonality and diversity of the belief and the folklores at a national level, while covering farms, fishing villages and urban areas. In that way, Aswang, established as a “national monster,” goes further on to expand the context of its…show more content…
Title : Aswang Description : Philippine ghoul Region : Visayas, Southern parts of Luzon and parts of Mindanao WebSite : www.wikipedia.com 3. www.read – legends – and – myhts - .com/ aswang 4. https://sites.google.com/site/philmyths/lesson-3 Cruz, Neal. “As I See It: Philippine mythological monsters”. Philippine Daily Inquirer. 2008. 5. https://sites.google.com/site/philmyths/lesson-3 Miller,Andrei. “Magical Creatures and Non-Human Beings.” 2007. 6. http://www.mysiquijor.com/MagicCreatures.html.2007 Scott, William Henry. Barangay: Sixteenth Century Philippine Culture and Society. Quezon City: Ateneo de Manila University Press, 1994. 7. cryptidz.wikia.com/wiki/Aswang 8. www.lifesomundane.net/2011/01/aswang-stories-among-others.html The Mythical Filipino Aswang and Other Stories January 20, 2011 9. www.slideshare.net/shielaikedallanes/aswang July 4, 2015 10. www.thepinoywarrior.com/2012/02/encountering-aswang.html Encountering An- Aswang- Filipino culture by “The Pinoy Warrior” Feb 6, 2012 11. pseudopod.org/2016/03/04/pseudopod-480-servant-of-the-aswang/ March 4th, 2016 8:35 am by Samuel Marzioli. “Servant of the Aswang” was first published in Penumbra eMag Vol. 3, #6, March
Open Document