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“Love in the Cornhusks”
By: Aida Rivera Ford

In partial fulfilment for the subject
Philippine Literature (GEEN 064)

Submitted by:
Niel J. Baladhay

Submitted to:
Dr. Norma S. Valerio

TITLE: “Love in the Cornhusks”

AUTHOR: Aida Rivera Ford * She was born in Jolo Sulu. She became the editor of the first two issues of Sands and Coral, the literary magazine of Siliman University. In 1954, she graduated with an AB degree, major in English, cum laude. In 1954, she obtained an MA in English Language and Literature at university of Michigan and won the prestigious Jules and Avery Hopwood for fiction. * She taught at the University of Mindanao and Ateneo de Davao University where she was the Humanities Division chairperson for 11 years. In 1980, she founded the first school of Fine Arts in Mindanao the Learning Center of the Arts, now known as the Ford Academy of the Arts. * In 1982, the city of Davao recognize her contributions to the culture and the arts through Datu Bago Award. In 1984, she was an awardee in the Philippine Government Parangal for Writers of the post-war years. In 1991, she was a Gawad CCP awardee for the essay in English. In 1993, she was the recipient of Outstanding Silimanian Award for her contributions to literary arts and culture. In 1993, the UP ICW named her National Fellow for fiction. She became the director of two NCCA Mindanao wide creative Writing Workshops and two UP National Writers Workshops. As of 1997, She was the President of the Mindanao Foundation for cultureand the Arts.

SETTING:
The Story happened in a Barrio.

CHARACTERS:
Constantina “Tinang” Tirol
Senora (the former employer of Tinang
Tito (son of Senora)
Senorito(Father Of Tito and the Boss of Amado
Amado Galuran (Tinang’s boyfriend)
A Bagobo ( Tinang’s husband)Bagobito ( Tinang’s baby boy)

CONFLICT/ PROBLEM:
Tinang discovered...

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