Karen P. Kamoshida
Sir Melchor Magpantay
The novel " 70's Decade” portrayed the wants of one female, Amanda Bartolome, to have a distinctive personality in the current contemporary society. In the beginning of the story, the protagonist, Amanda Bartolome was just a pure housewife serving coffee with her husband, and taking care of the needs of her schooling children. Because the novel evolved, Amanda witnessed the progressive transformation of her kids especially Jules. Jules' profound interest in nationalistic songs drove him to participate activist actions fighting up against the evils with the government. Amanda became concerned about her son's wekfare so the lady told this to her husband; however , Julian just disregarded her. Since Julian revealed no concern, Amanda couldn't support but burst open shouting at Julian, who was shocked by her habit. The couple's relationship starting from then on became chilly. First week of May mid 1970s, Jules was packing his belongings. He told his mother having been going to Bicol. Amanda was mad. She shouted to Jules asking what dangerous factor he would perform in Bicol. Jules was just dumb-founded by his mother's shouting. He tried to convince his mother that maybe if she is sold with him, her eyes as well would wide open. But Amanda just slammed her child. On the other hand, Amanda's other kid Jason halted schooling. Because he didn't do anything, he started to be addicted to womanizing. One night, Amanda and Julian received a call regarding Jason, who was caught with marijuana. They tried to find Jason between several presincts until that they found out Jason had already been released yet didn't come home to all of them. Em, Amanda's other child, searched for Jerrika but a single night came home crest-fallen with the news that Jason had been killed. Amanda cried for nights. She thought her life was useless. She thought of going out of Julian, but she don't. She realized she and Julian even now had a large amount of things to talk about. They discussed thoroughly and this became...