The wife meets the brother for the first time They journey home with conversation and a song The husband asks the wife if she is afraid as they near home, bringing about the main character's own reaction about how the family will welcome home his brother and new wife The brother sees to his father's request while the family talks The brother resolves what it would be like to have his own wife A plot in literary terms describes the events that happen in the story with a pattern or sequence to provide a concrete theme. Plot is often considered as the exposition, rising action, climax, falling action, and resolution. In How My Brother Leon Brought Home a Wife, the story begins with a curious mixture of descriptions as the main character, the brother, meets his brother and new wife.
Arguilla She stepped down from the carretela of Ca Celin with a quick, delicate grace. She looked up to my brother with a smile, and her forehead was on a level with his mouth. Her nails were long, but they were not painted.
She was fragrant like a morning when papayas are in bloom. And a small dimple appeared momently high on her right cheek. He swallowed and brought up to his mouth more cud and the sound of his insides was like a drum.
I laid a hand on Labang's massive neck and said to her: But she came and touched Labang's forehead with her long fingers, and Labang never stopped chewing his cud except that his big eyes half closed. And by and by she was scratching his forehead very daintily. My brother Leon put down the two trunks on the grassy side of the road.
He paid Ca Celin twice the usual fare from the station to the edge of Nagrebcan. Then he was standing beside us, and she turned to him eagerly.
I watched Ca Celin, where he stood in front of his horse, and he ran his fingers through its forelock and could not keep his eyes away from her. He did not say Maring.
He did not say Mayang. I knew then that he had always called her Maria and that to us all she would be Maria; and in my mind I said 'Maria' and it was a beautiful name. I pondered the matter quietly to myself, thinking Father might not like it.
But it was only the name of my brother Leon said backward and it sounded much better that way. She moved close to him and slipped her arm through his.
And after a while she said quietly. At the bend of the camino real where the big duhat tree grew, he rattled the handle of his braided rattan whip against the spokes of the wheel. We stood alone on the roadside.Plot is often considered as the exposition, rising action, climax, falling action, and regardbouddhiste.com How My Brother Leon Brought Home a Wife, the story begins with a curious mixture of descriptions as the main character, the brother, meets his brother and new wife.
In its entirety, How My Brother Leon Brought Home A Wife focuses on the aforementioned culture clash or the setting shift when someone from the barrio or the city is transported to the other. The concept is distinctly Filipino but essentially global/5(17). Sep 07, · Baldo and his older brother Leon were both waiting for their visitor riding a carratela. When Baldo sa his older brother's wife, who is Maria, he was amazed by her beauty as he narrates their journey to their home in Nagrebcan. The theme of 'How My Brother Leon Brought Home a Wife' is that one must preserve, even through certain sacrifices, in order to reach one's goal.
Sep 07, · Baldo and his older brother Leon were both waiting for their visitor riding a carratela. When Baldo sa his older brother's wife, who is Maria, he was amazed by her beauty as he narrates their journey to their home in Nagrebcan.
The story mostly revolved around Maria, Leon, Baldo and their trip to Nagrebcan in the short story entitled “How My Brother Leon Brought Home A Wife,” by Manuel E. Arguilla, a Filipino writer.
The setting was in Nagrebcan, Bauang, La Union where the author of this story was born and the point of view was in the first person with Baldo, the younger brother of Leon as the narrator.
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PLOT Narrative Structure Exposition Rising Action Climax Rising Action Conflict How My Brother Leon Brought Home a Wife ~END~ Leon's hometown. The story takes place in a farm where people would usually ride in a carabao.
The place was in the local province. Full transcript. Known for his widely anthologized short story "How My Brother Leon Brought Home a Wife," which won first prize in the Commonwealth Literary Contest in – He finished BS Education at University of the Philippines.
He became a member and later the president of the U.P. Writer's Club and editor of the university's Literary Apprentice.
Written by Manuel Arguilla, "How My Brother Leon Brought Home a Wife" is the story of a man introducing his city-born wife to his more provincial family. Told from the perspective of Leon's younger brother Baldo, the short story follows the wife Maria's discovery of the peculiarities of country life.