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Tungo sa Dalumat ng Bayan: Isang Metonimiya

Christian Jil R. Benitez


In the attempt toward a preliminary dalumat (deconstruction) of bayan, critical is the bordering of bayan and its associated words. Adapting from its metonymic topography as an archipelago, the particular time of the Philippine bayan is essayed through simultaneous bordering of Filipino as a language and as a name assembling various languages. Metonymic association becomes significant through this in order for an event of a semblance of a semblance of a whole: a dalumat of bayan.


archipelago studies; bayan; dalumat; metonymy

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DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.13185/KK2017.02917