Essay about Concept of Belonging

1210 Words Jun 22nd, 2011 5 Pages
Belonging to a community or group has a significant impact on an individuals sense of self.

discuss this statement, focusing on how the composers of texts you have studied represent belonging.

Belonging to a community or a group is essential on someone’s sense of self. Whether it is a sporting team, family, or background, to belong is a human necessity. People want to feel secure, happiness and pride. The poetic series immagrant chronicles by peter skrzynecki portray the sense of belonging or lack of he and his family felt once migrated from Poland to Australia. Only ten by allan Baillie is a short story which represent the ideas of not belonging to a new community after the resettlement in a new foreign country. Escaping from his
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Constant emphasis is made towards feliks’ hard working ethic, ”hands dark from cement” which reiterates the fact he’s isolated from the outside culture, but belongs in his garden.
Language features in migrant hostel illustrate the main ideas and concept towards belonging. Right through the poem, there is no specific reference to anything at all. The

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