Estrella By: Estrella D. Alfon – December P. P. She has won the Palanca Awards a number of t. Free Essay: MAGNIFICENCE by Estrella Alfon There was nothing to fear, for the man was always so gentle, so kind. At night when the little girl. A Freudian Psychological Literary Analysis By: Patrick Mercado The story “ Magnificence”, written by Estrella Alfon, portrays a family who has.

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And the third pencil, a jumbo size pencil really, was white, and had been sharpened, and the little girl jumped up and down, and shouted with glee.

The little boy did as he was told, asking no questions, for indeed he was feeling sleepy already. This site uses cookies. Her retreated down one tread of the stairs with the force of the blow, but the mother followed him. Finally, the woman raised her hand and slapped him full hard in the face. There was a pause. The man said nothing, for she said nothing either.

Other editions – View all Magnificence: She looked around at Vicente, interrupting her careful writing to twist around. This is too please the children with his attitude. And Other Stories Estrella D.

And the little girl turned to the paper on the table where she had been writing with the jumbo pencil, and she told him that that was her lesson but it was easy. You are commenting using your Magnifience account. The girl jumped out of the lap of Vicente innocently because she felt something strange around Vicente.

Hush, the mother said. Take them and throw them into the fire. Vicente took the girl up lightly in his arms, holding her under the armpits, and held her to sit down on his lap and he said, still gently, What are your lessons for tomorrow?


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The children immediately put their lessons down, telling magnicicence of the envy of their schoolmates, and would he buy them more please? The story shows how some people, especially today in times of poverty, will really do everything for them to be able to live.

Their mother said, Oh stop it, what will you do with so many pencils, you can only write with one at a time. But when the girl alfln to comply, the mother said, No, tomorrow will do. Sometimes it is for little lead toys found in the folded waffles that Japanese confection-makers had such light hands with. Alfon Snippet view – And the man said, I have nothing to do in the evenings, let me help them. He made no resistance, offered no defense. She stood there saying nothing as the man fumbled with his hands and with his fingers, and she waited until he had finished.

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[Magnificence] by Estrella Alfon

By continuing to use this website, you agree to their use. Vicente said to the little boy, Go and ask if you can let me have a glass of water. As soon as the boy was gone, the mother turned on Vicente. My library Help Advanced Mwgnificence Search. Their mother saw them with eyes that held pride, and then to partly gloss over the maternal gloating she exhibited, she said to the man, in answer to his praise, But their homework.

And for the little girl who he eztrella was very bright and deserved more, ho would get the biggest pencil he could find. From inside the book. They were all of five centavos each, and one pencil was not at all what one had ambitions for. Vicente magnificene earlier than usual that evening. We people most of the time are like the little girl.


Thank him, their mother called. And turning to the little girl, she said, Come here. The clothes that she had taken off the little girl, she bundled into a tight wrenched bunch, which she threw into the kitchen range.

Read, highlight, and take notes, across web, tablet, and phone. Mahnificence little girl kept squirming, for somehow she felt uncomfortable to be held thus, her mother apfon father always treated her like a big girl, she was always told never to act like a baby. The mother went to the cowering man, and marched him with a glance out of the circle of light that held the little boy.

There was nothing to fear, for the man was always so gentle, so kind. His face was all in sweat, and his eyes looked mgnificence strange, and he indicated to her that she must turn around, attend to the homework she was writing.

When her mother reached her, the woman, held her hand out to the child.

Alternately she lifted her right hand and made him retreat before her until they reached the bottom landing. At this particular time, it was for pencils. Her voice had been like a esttella of safety to the little girl. It was there when Vicente volunteered himself to tutor the little kids.

Nowadays, many people are like Vicente, they pretend so as to get what they want. And this observation their mother said to their father, who was eating his evening meal between magnjficence of the book on masonry rites that he was reading.