Migrant Hostel Belonging

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Belonging to place/culture is a major concept in ‘Migrant Hostel’ to show how the migrants use their background as a sense of affiliation and belonging. This can be seen through the use of a in “Nationalities sought each other out instinctively like a homing pigeon circling to get its bearings” This example shows how the migrants felt isolated and alone when they first arrived at the migrant hostel. As they came together the “sought each other out” through the use of nationally and culture which made them fit in and feel excepted into the place. Throughout the text ‘Migrant hostel’ barriers of belonging to the prescribed world are presented which heightened the sense of exclusion. Negative connotations are used to portray the barriers presented
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