full story of biag ni lam ang by kpulanco in Topics > Books – Fiction, Epic, and English. Characters.: Major Characters of the story Biag ni Lam-ang Lam-ang – the son of Don Juan and Namongan Don Juan – the father of Lam-ang Namongan – wife. Biag ni Lam-ang (Ilocano Epic Story). The theme of the epic revolves around the bravery and courage of the main character portrayed by.
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The theme of the epic revolves around the bravery and courage of the main character portrayed by Lam-ang, who was gifted with speech as early as his day of birth, who embarked on a series of adventures which culminated in his heroic death and subsequent resurrection. This series of adventures started with his search for his lost father who was murdered by the head-hunting Igorots in the Igorot country.
While on his way, he met a certain Sumarang, whose name connotes obstruction, who tried to dissuade him from proceeding and who taunted him into a fight.
Biag ni Lam-ang (Summary)
This encounter led to another when he met a nine-headed serpent who, like Sumarang earlier tried to dissuade him from going any further. The serpent having been ignored challenged him into a fight which cost the serpent its heads.
Lam-ang went on until he found it necessary to rest and take a short nap. He asked the Igorots why they killed his father, but the Igorots instead advised him to go home if he did not want to suffer the same fate which his father suffered.
Philippine Literature: Biag ni Lam-ang (Ilocano Epic Story)
This was accompanied by a challenge to a fight, despite their obvious numerical superiority. But Lam-ang, armed with supernatural powers, handily defeated them, giving the last surviving Igorot a slow painful death by cutting his hands and his ears and finally carving out his eyes to show his anger for boag they had done to his father.
Satisfied with his revenge, he went home.
At home, he thought of taking a swim in the Cordan River with the company of Cannoyan and her lady-friends. On his way, he met a woman and named Saridandan, whose name suggests that she was a woman of ill repute. He resisted her blandishments, for his feeling for Cannoyan was far greater for anyone to take.
He asked her to go with him to the river along with her lady-friends.
English Literature : Biag ni Lam-ang (Summary)
While washing himself in the river, the river swelled, and the shrimps, fishes and other creatures in the river were agitated for the dirt washed from his body was too much. As they were about to leave the river, Lam-ang noticed a giant crocodile.
He dove back into the water and engaged with the creature in a fierce fight until the creature was subdued. He brought it ashore and instructed the ladies to pull its teeth to serve as amulets against danger during journeys.
He was told that if he desired to marry Cannoyan, he must first be able to match their wealth, for which he willingly complied.
The wedding was elaborate, an event that involved practically everyone in town. There were fireworks, musical band, and display of attractive items like the stroy, the mirror, the slippers, clothes and nice food.
Lam-ang was obliged to go to the sea and catch the fish. Before going, however, his rooster warned that something unpleasant was bound to happen. Cannoyan mourned and for a while she thought there was no way to retrieve her lost husband. But the rooster indicated that if only all the bones could be gathered back, Lam-ang could be brought to life again.
Biag ni Lam-ang
She then enlisted etory aid of a certain diver named Marcus, who was ready to come to her aid to look for the bones. For his deep appreciation for the help of his pets – the cock and the dog – and of Marcus the diver, he promised that each other would get his or its due reward.
And they lived happily ever after. Posted by AmExtovertReokoii at Melmar Azores 9 February at