las islas filipinas, or simply filipinas (philippines). vernacular corruption of las islas felipenas; irrevocably became the archipelago's name. pearl of the orient/pearl of the orient seas (spanish: perla de oriente/perla del mar de oriente) is the sobriquet of the philippines.
answer: yes it does.
explanation: some people say that literature mirrors our society, our history and our culture. to learn the history and the culture of a country, one of the ways we can use to understand it better is through literature.
researching is important because it finds answers to the things that are unknown.