I. Title: MAGNIFICENCE II. Author: Estrella D. Alfon Biography Estrella Alfon was born in San Nicolas, Cebu City on March 27, She went. This is an Analysis of the Short Story Magnificence by Estrella Alfon – Download as Word Doc .doc /.docx), PDF Magnificence by Estrella D Alfon. At first, I can’t understand how the title fits into the story. The title points out to a main character in the story – the mother. In the beginning of the.

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One evening he did bring them. And Other Stories Estrella D. Take also the pencils, said the mother to the watching newly bathed, newly changed child. Other editions – View all Magnificence: The father grunted, and said, the man probably needed a new job, and was softening his way through to him by going at the children like that. And this observation their mother said to their father, who was eating his evening meal between paragraphs of the book on masonry rites that he was reading.

The little boy had tow pencils, one green, one blue. Her retreated down one tread of the stairs with the force of the blow, but the mother followed him. The children immediately put their lessons down, telling him of the envy of their schoolmates, and would he buy them more please?

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 the little girl turned to the paper on the table where she had been writing dstrella the jumbo pencil, and she told him that that was her lesson but it was easy.


[Magnificence] by Estrella Alfon

Then go ahead and write, and I will watch you. The mother looked at him, stopped in her tracks, and advanced into the light. By continuing mabnificence use this website, you agree to their use. The little girl went up to the man shyly, put her arms about his neck as he crouched to receive her embrace, and kissed him on the cheeks.

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She had been in the shadow. Alfon Snippet view – Her mother presided over the bath the little girl took, scrubbed her, and soaped her, and then wiped her gently all over and changed her into new jagnificence that smelt of the clean fresh smell of clothes that had hung in the light of the sun.

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Thank him, their mother called. The father grunted again, and did not pay any further attention. Leave a Reply Cancel reply Enter your comment here The girl jumped out of the lap of Vicente mabnificence because she felt something strange around Vicente. He, like earlier, even used pencils to catch the attention of the children. And the little boy laughed and scampered away, and then ran back and kissed him anyway.

By continuing to use this website, you agree to their use. And the little boy ran away to comply, saying behind him, But buy us some more pencils, huh, buy us more pencils, and then went up to stairs to their mother.

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The mother said to the boy, Oscar, finish your lessons. Her magnuficence had been like a bell of safety to the little girl. Alternately she lifted her right hand and made him retreat before her until they reached the bottom landing. How could she allow him into the house! And Other Stories Volume 2 of Regal series.


Vicente used pencils to stimulate esrella little kids and earn their trust and also used the pencils so that they will be excited to see him magnlficence. In those days, the rage was for pencils. She stood there saying nothing as the man fumbled with his hands and with his fingers, and she waited until he had finished. The little girl and her brother would look up at him where they sat at the big table, their eyes bright in the bright light, and watch him come fully into the light, but his voice soft, his manner slow.

Before the silence and the grimness of her attack he cowered, retreating, until out of his mouth issued something like a whimper. But the man said, Are you not going to kiss me for those pencils? With her other hand she slapped him on the other side of the face again.

The evenings of waiting had made them look forward to this final giving, and when they got the pencils they whooped with joy. This site uses cookies. Up the stairs went the man, and the mother followed behind. Account Options Sign in. It was not always that he came.

Until their mother called from down the stairs.