What Is The Climax Of May Day Eve By Nick Joaquin?


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  • Nick Joaquin
Nick Joaquin (full name Nicomedes Marquez Joaquin) was a historian, journalist and writer from the Philippines. Some of his work can be found under the pen name, Quijano de Manila.

Nick Joaquin is best known for the novels and short stories that he wrote in English, rather than in his native language; in fact, he is thought to be the most important writer from the Philippines to write in English, and overall the third most important Filipino writer, after Claro M. Recto and Jose Rizal, who both wrote in Spanish.

His talents were recognized when he was awarded the title and rank of National Artist of the Philippines for Literature.

  • Early writings
Joaquin was first published at the tender age of 17 and soon went on to win a national essay competition that had been sponsored by the University of Santo Tomas' Dominican Order. They went on to award him a scholarship at a Dominican Monastery in Hong Kong.

When he returned to his homeland, his poems, plays, stories and journalism continued to attract attention and he has been attributed with having raised the standards of reporting in the Philippines.
'May Day Eve' was published in 1947.

  • Death
Nick Joaquin died from a heart attack on April 29, 2004 at his home just a month short of his 87th birthday. He was still actively working both as a writer, an editor and as a publisher for a variety of publications.

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