REACTION PAPER IN RIZAL
Dr. José Protasio Rizal Mercado y Alonso Realonda is our national hero; Dr. Jose Protacio Mercado Alonzo y Realonda Rizal (June 19, 1861 – Dec 30, 1896) Is most venerated and acclaimed patriot in the Philippines recognized for his unselfish contribution in the historical and social transformation in the country, he is one of the National heroes of the Philippines together with Andres Bonifacio. He also writes El Filibusterismo and Noli me Tangere. Rizal as a child was a lover of a Literature arts and wrote a poem named “Ang aking mga kabata” . Rizal was born from wealthy Family in Calamba, Laguna and Seventh of …show more content…
By 1896 he was arrested en route to Cuba via Spain and imprisoned in Barcelona. He was sent back to manila to stand in trial and imprisoned in Fort Santiago by issued a manifesto. And sentence in death by court martial by Rebillion, sedition and conspiracy.
At December 30, 1896 before his execution by the squad of Filipino soldier of Spanish, a backup force of regular Spanish army stood ready to shoot before he was shot he requested to be shot in looking at the shooter and without a blindfold but they disagree but they agree on without a blindfold. Before be shot he shout his last word “consummatum est” (“it is finished)
He was secretly buried in Paco cemetery in Manila with no identification on his grave but they mark the site with “RPJ” his initials in reverse..
“He who does not love his own language is worse than an animal and smelly fish” -Jose Rizal – This quotes means if we use our own language to communicate with the same Filipino we will understand what we talk and to share. But we use other language to communicate to other countries to share ideas and talk to them. While a people preserves its language; it preserves the marks of liberty. -Jose Rizal -As we preserves our own nationalism we also preserves our dignity being a Filipino in a pure heart.