Who married Awiyao?
“The Wedding Dance” by Amador Daguio is a short story about a husband and wife, Awiyao and Lumnay, who had been married for seven years. In spite of being in love with his wife, Awiyao feels the need to marry again to have a son. At his second marriage celebration, Awiyao goes to check on Lumnay, knowing she is upset.
Who is Lumnay and Awiyao?
Awiyao and Lumnay most likely to belong to the Igorot people who inhabit the mountain areas of Luzon, the largest island in the Philippines. The Philippine islands were settled by various migrants from Southeast Asia for centuries.
What is situation of Awiyao and Lumnay’s marriage?
Jungian Approach (Individualization)Awiyao’s decision to have a divorce with Lumnay and marry Madulimay is due to his insecurity and unlikeness to other men in theirtribe. He has no child that will inherit his possessions unlike the other man.
What did Awiyao give Lumnay during his wedding dance?
The Beads. The beads in the story symbolize the promise that Awiyao made to Lumnay. They are also very precious and are worth 20 fields. The fact that Awiyao gives them to Lumnay shows that he cherishes her, and that he still believes she has worth.
Why does Awiyao marry another woman?
Awiyao is going to marry another woman, Madulimay, because Lumnay was not able to give him a child. Awiyao went back home to see Lumnay because he didn’t find her among the dancers at his wedding. He wanted Lumnay to dance at his wedding for the last time but she cannot.
Do you think Awiyao and Lumnay love each other?
Lumnay stayed single and still waited for Awiyao despite of anything Awiyao have done to her; that’s true love. Awiyao also loved Lumnay but his decision was clouded by their tradition. In other words, Awiyao didn’t choosed love instead he choosed culture and tradition.
What did Lumnay do to his husband?
What did Lumnay do to his husband? She cried the whole night. She got angry with Awiyao. She let him go.
How did the wedding dance end?
As the story goes, Lumnay went on her way to be at the dance. But, as soon as she saw “the flaming brightness of the bonfire”, she relented. Instead she went to “the new clearing of beans which Awiyao and she started to make only four moons before”. There, Wedding Dance ends.
What is your reaction toward Awiyao marriage to Madulimay explain?
Simply because it has been clearly stated that although Awiyao will marry Madulimay to have a child, the only woman he’ll ever live is Lumnay—- that even with all the barriers stopping their love for each other, thier hearts can’t be stopped from loving one another for life.
Who is Awiyao?
Awiyao represents a well-defined being. His characteristics as a person are bold, passionate, a good follower, and at the same time seeking the honor and dignity for himself. Lumnay as a woman is defined to be unselfish, faithful, and ultimately strong.
Who is Madulimay in the story of the wedding dance?
3. Madulimay – Awiyao’s new wife.