Florante at Laura

Florante at Laura

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Title:Florante at Laura
Edition Language:English
ISBN:9781426424304
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    Florante at Laura Reviews

  • Jr Bacdayan

    I am very conflicted as I write this review. I don't know if I am entitled to criticize a cultural and literary treasure. Maybe just a trolly won't hurt. Firstly, I acknowledge the importance of this ...

  • Anglica

    It was a challenge to read the verses when I was in high school. Maybe I'll re-read this in the future, after I finish with Rizal. I didn't get to appreciate the classics we read in high school becaus...

  • Claire

    One of the worst novels I've ever laid my eyes on. Worse, I was forced to study this piece of crap to pass Filipino. Sure it's considered as a Philippine "classic", but anyone who reads this would hav...

  • areej.

    We were required to read this in school and over-analyzing every line for academic purposes of course but what surprised me is I actually enjoyed the story immensely. Sure I had to translate some of t...

  • Jovy

    I gave this a four star not because of the plot but because of how it was originally written in the Tagalog language (definitely not the translated version)Positives first: (a) this was written by the...

  • Gabriel Sarangaya

    Francisco Balagtas was a great writer. Magaling siya. I respect his works. For me, isa ito sa mga books na pwedeng ipagmalaki. this is part of our history.BUT..As a Grade VIII student, because of the ...

  • Sarah Jean Neuda

    The first time I read this was back in highschool. I didn't really understood it at that time. All I know even after reading it and passing the 2nd year Filipino subject is that it is a story of star ...

  • Gabriel John

    I think everyone in the Philippines have read this book, although in an objective, academic way; the reason being that this is a compulsory course to be taken during high school. I believe only a few ...

  • Leslie Ann

    I understand this epic poem is a classic, but I found it unsatisfying. Yes, the poem (translated by JP Villarica) has rhyme and rhythm, but I could not identify the motivation (as described in this re...

  • JoPaul

    The first and only lyric poetry that I have read, but surprisingly good and well-crafted by one of the best Filipino authors of Philippine literature. The love story of Florante and Laura in a time wh...