A Child of Sorrow is a novel by the Filipino author Zoilo Galang. It is considered the first Philippine novel written in English. Critics have suggested that the. Jan 11, Biographical Approach in the story “A child of Sorrow” by Zoilo Galang Presented by Yamo, Jimar M. Mar 31, “A Child of Sorrow” by Zoilo Galang (Analysis) SUMMARY It was summer in April in the Fertile Valley when Lucio and Camilo had prepared for.

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They did not want her to be married to an ordinary man. Princess rated it it was amazing Mar 02, At the end, Rosa died. Galang himself, edited and wrote entries for the book set which covered Philippine literature, biography, commerce and industry, art, education, religion, government, science, history and builders of the new Philippines.

Alexandria Dominguez added it Oct 15, Juliet Montemayor rated it did not like it Jun 20, Charon Abiog added it Nov 15, Ferren Rose rated it did not like it Mar 06, The novel tells a typical setting of a Filipino soilo story.


However one day, a news break out that Rosa was getting married to Oscar- who happened to be a friend of Lucio also and the one who raped Rosa.

Carl Justin marked it as chipd Jan 23, Takashi Watanabe marked it as to-read Oct 04, Romina Mae rated it liked it Sep 02, Santos and Francisco Arcellana. Remember me on this computer. But his greatest opus undoubtedly is the Encyclopedia of the Philippines, which began as a 10 volume set when first printed. Malaus Ko Pu, Welcome!

Child of Sorrow by Zoilo Galang

Dee-jay Sablan added it Sep 25, She was helpless that time like a gazelle in the teeth of a lion. After which, he started writing.

Lucio was despised by the parents of Rosa.

Clarice Anne Talaboc rated it it was ok Oct 22, When he first met her, he suddenly felt different, something beyond friendship, so did Rosa. ArianaG September 22, at 9: Anna Loquinario rated it really liked it Jun 20, What other magical views could our forefathers have seen from this river’s fabled “pampang”?

Romy Concepcion marked it as to-read Sep 16, When I was a student, it was my most ardent desire to own an encyclopedia set. But sadly, I could never bring a volume home.


The two– Rosa and Lucio–said goodbye to each other with Rosa couldn’t move on and wept almost every day and Lucio who drowned himself in paperwork, books, and all.

VIEWS FROM THE PAMPANG: * ZOILO GALANG, Kapampangan Encylopedist

With this, he was able to come up an idea which tackles about the weaknesses of people and he pointed out sorrow. A self-starter, he learned typing and stenography in English and Spanish all by himself. And it’s very evident in the notion of the novel about marriage, according to Wikipedia, ” In our fo library, I would spend hours poring over the pages of an encyclopedia, delighting in the wealth of facts, photos, charts and colorful illustrations that accompanied each entry as I did my special assignment.

A second edition, destroyed by fire, was published in Galang, a native of Mabalacat Pampanga.