4012 Rizal's Life and Works

This course is a study of life, works and writings of Dr. Jose Rizal, the country’s foremost national hero. Included in the course are his significant thoughts, ideas, novels, poems and essays which had a profound impact in his development as a person and as a hero and how these noble and lofty thoughts raised the national consciousness of the Filipinos. Pivotal in the lessons are discussions of his nationalistic aspirations. As mandated by Republic Act 1425, this course covers the life and works of the country's national hero, Jose Rizal, Among the topics covered are Rizal's biography and his writings, particularly the novels Noli Me Tangere and El Filibusterismo, some of his essays, and various correspondences.