Apparently, our Totoy still has a most terrific crush on Nena.
A young girl in Tondo named Kikay was sent to New York to study. Before she left the country, she was secretly engaged to Tony.
In this part, it is good that the author shows that love can wait and they can be together once the main character finishes her studies. But later in the story, Kikay stopped responding to the letters of Tony, which makes Tony to consider himself a free man, which contradicts in the positivity about the idea of love can wait.
She has returned to Tondo, and she has adopted the culture of a New Yorker. She even applied it to her mother.
This shows the negative trait of a Filipino when it comes to foreigners; they abandoned their own culture and adopt the new one for them to consider civilized.
Tony and their other childhood friends visited Kikay, but they are not prepared for what attitude she has shown to them.
Later Kikay changed upon discovery that his love is engaged to one of her childhood friends. The story shows that we must nurture what truly are own. We must be proud to our own culture.
Like what happened to Kikay, she was the one who was troubled for what she had done. A real Filipino loves his country.New Yorker in Tondo is a very comical play but also evokes a deep and serious message. In the story, the protagonist neglects her motherland and changes her ways, even her name, and adopts the lavish lifestyle of a New Yorker.
Mar 22, · New Yorker in Tondo is a story of a girl named Kikay who went to New York to study Hair Culture and Beauty Science.
Upon going home after a year, she acquires all the New Yorkish things like style, language, looks and manner. NEW YORKER IN TONDO" hi..i think you're quite confused on my lausannecongress2018.com In addition to being a novelist, Lualhati Bautista is also a movie and television screenwriter and a short story writer.
Her first screenplay was Sakada (Seasonal Sugarcane Workers), a story written in that exposed the plight of Filipino peasants. Jan 21, · New Yorker in Tondo by Marcelino Agana Jr.: Short Story Review – Summary – There once was a girl in Binondo, basically she’s a “Binondo girl, named Kikay.
New Yorker in Tondo (Marcelino Agana, Jr.) NEW YORKER IN TONDO (Marcelino Agana, Jr.) SCENE: The parlor of the Mendoza house in Tondo. Front door is at right.
Curtained window is at left. Left side of stage is occupied by a rattan set –sofa and two chairs flanking a table. On the right side of the stage, a cabinet radio stands against a back wall. Jan 21, · New Yorker in Tondo by Marcelino Agana Jr.: Short Story Review – Summary – There once was a girl in Binondo, basically she’s a “Binondo girl, named Kikay.