One of the classic works of Dr. Jose Rizal is “Noli Me Tangere”. It is a story when the country was colonized by Spaniards and their inequities to our government. It was first written in Spanish but translated into Tagalog and English.
It also has a sequel entitled “El Filibusterismo” and high school students were also obliged to learn this in Filipino subject. To make it more interesting for this era, Ran Carmona, who is a student from De La Salle University, recreated the story of Crisostomo Ibarra and made it into a manga version.
Twitter Users Found an Amusing Noli Me Tangere ThreadLast August, twitter account with a username @ClaraDLS_ made a thread with a reference to Rizal’s masterpiece. What’s more interesting is that the tweets were socially relevant and some netizens joked that it is more understandable than the novel.
It eventually got the attention it deserves and got viral. At this day and age, it is worth celebrating that the youth are appreciating Noli Me Tangere and other works of Rizal to be relevant in a witty and creative way.
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