Essay on Belonging - Rainbow's End and the Year My Voice Broke
1349 Words May 22nd, 2013 6 Pages
‘A sense of belonging can emerge from the connections made to people and places’.
A common human characteristic is the yearning to feel a sense of belonging through connections and different forms of relationships made in life. A sense of belonging or not belonging can emerge from feeling connected to people and places, whether they have been freely cast there or not. An individual will only feel a true sense of belonging through the understanding of those connections, which are created by experiences and can only come within.
Rainbow’s End, a play written by Jane Harrison, is about the search for identity and belonging, hope and love, as three fiercely, optimistic, Koori women strive to be accepted in a white community and…