Philippine Myth

Module No.9 : Philippine Myth
Posted by : Raymond G. Pepito
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The Philippines is blessed with a multitude of mythologies and legends, yet too few of these tales are known and read today. MGA ALAMAT or myths form an important genre of folk literature. Together with legends and folktales, they constitute the large group of folk narratives in prose. A myth is "a sacred narrative explaining how the world and man came to be in their present form" ( Dundes, 1984: 1).

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