Close Family Ties: A Discourse Analysis on the Select Poems of the Young Dr. Jose P. Rizal during his Stint at Ateneo Municipal De Manila
This literary study assumes the select poems of Dr. Jose Rizal written at the Ateneo Municipal de Manila reveal close family ties. Using critical discourse analysis, the researcher explores the local colors, figurative languages, and poem messages that reveal family relations. The researcher anchors the formalism and mimetic literary theories on analyzing the selected poems. Results indicate that the poems show family relations through local colors, figurative language, and the messages of the literary pieces. The study confirms that the select poems of Dr. Jose Rizal, written during his stint in Ateneo Municipal de Manila, have family relations values embedded in their literary elements.