Divide by Two
â€œModern Filipino Short Story Writerâ€
Name: Zacarias Eugene Francisco Quino
Arcellana or Francisco â€œFrankzâ€ Arcellana
Filipino writer, poet, essayist, critic,
journalist and teacher
Place: Frank V. Sta. Cruz, Manila
Order: 4th out of 18 children
Jose Arcellana y cabaneiro (father)
Epifanio Quino (mother)
Emerenciana Yuvienco (wife) with 6
passion in writing triggered when he was in
high school in Manila West High School (later
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a national artist, he received a state funeral at
the Libingan ng mga Bayani.
2009, his family came out with a book entitled
â€œFranzâ€. It is a collection of essays gathered by the
Arcellana family from colleagues, friends, family
members, and etc.
First story he has written: â€œThe Man Who
Could Be Poeâ€
â€œDeath is a factoryâ€ and â€œLinaâ€ (both
included in Jose Garcia Villaâ€™s honor roll)
Wing Of Madness
The Flower of May
Divide by Two
â€œDIVIDE BY TWOâ€
(Elements of a short story and the summary )
Scene 1: At Belle and his husband's cottage
Scene 2: Finchshafen road
Night (nearly quarter to nine pm onwards)
â€“ The center protagonist.
HUSBAND â€“ The narrator of
It is about the problems of a couple,
especially husband and wife.
It is how the married couple live
together yet their lives are separate.
futile the coupleâ€™s relationship is.
and his husband (the speaker), saw
their neighbor setting down a line of
adobe blocks across the lawn between
their cottages. She told her husband that
the neighborâ€™s wife does not like her and
asks her husband to do something about
it; however, her husband doesnâ€™t want to
do anything about her complaints.
couple had a small fight. Belle
thinks that the neighborâ€™s wife
does not like her because of the
neighborâ€™s husband being friendly
to her, but...