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ANALYSIS OF BELONGING IN VARIOUS CONTEXTS USING THE TEXTS 'ROMULUS, MY FATHER' BY RAIMOND GAITA AND 'BECOMING JANE' DIRECTED BY JULIAN JARROLD
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‘Perceptions and ideas of belonging, or not belonging vary.’ How has your perception of the concept of belonging been shaped by your study of the prescribed text and one text of your own choosing. The convoluted notions of belonging and its antithetic concept of isolation are primarily orientated with the interaction between individuals and the environment they are emersed in. Portrayed in Raimond Gaita’s memoir ‘Romulus, My Father’, the concept of idiosyncrasy and ‘character’ orientated belonging, is explored through the contrasting experiences of the embracive Gaita and his alienated and myopic father. Incongruous to this, Julian ...
... through an interaction between society, culture and relationships. Through Gaita’s memoir addressing the impact of society and culture on individuals and their attempts to identify themselves through relationships, Jarrold’s contrasting film ‘Becoming Jane’ addresses the more radical concept of belonging where an individual attempts to conform a society to their own needs and desires as opposed to adjusting their own character to meet societal expectations. Through the contrasting notions and concepts of belonging, this convoluted notion is addressed through many varied perspectives as both an ideal of acceptance and isolation.
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