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Guerrero sees Rizal as the first man

Guerrero sees Rizal as the first man to use the term Filipino in its present sense, and he
stresses the role in the Revolution, which "was, in a sense, made in Spain" of Rizal's
class: the propertied bourgeoisie and the illustrator though they, and Rizal especially,
might seem to condemn it. In his examination of the character of Rizal, Radaic finds a
tortured by youthful insecurities based upon his diminutive size and his inability to
successfully have his first love Segunda Katigbak who, while in love with Rizal, followed
the course of her parents ' wishes and married another.