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    Peter Skrzynecki Belonging Essay Significant moments in time shape an understanding of belonging. Explore how this is evident in you prescribed text and at least ONE other related text of your own choosing. Belonging is defined as fitting in to a particular environment or having the right personal or social qualities to be a member of a particular group. Our belonging to or connections with people, places and groups allows one to develop a distinct identity characterised by affiliation, acceptance

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    diversity of representations of belonging. My basic understanding developed from viewing belonging as an intrinsic feeling of safety and acceptance within the relationships of an exclusive community. However as we began to analyse Skrzynecki’s anthology and also reflect upon society’s connotations of belonging and simultaneously not belonging, my personal understanding began to evolve. The contemplation of Skrzynecki and my related texts has led me to believe belonging is an intrinsic human need valued

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    overcoming the barriers in place. In Peter Skrzynecki’s poetry, particularly “Migrant Hostel” and “10 Mary Street” we witness an individual’s experience of segregation to eventual connection in the world they live. Skrzynecki’s insightful poem “Migrant Hostel” explores the notion of impermanence and uncertainty in an individual’s experience where stability is essential to develop an identity and sense of belonging. The poem illustrates the disorientating nature of a migrant hostel where the people within

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    The cultural experiences is a major factor in both 10 mary street and Feliks Skrzynecki, poems by Australian- Polish poet Peter Skrzynecki, as it expresses his experiences of his life in australia an a european immigrant. Both poems are show cultural experience in australia as the poets family attempts to fit into australian society. Audiences gain a greater understanding of different cultural experiences through the poets ability to communicate the ideas of; security within the home, relationships

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    individual 's sense of belonging is determined not only by their own choices but also attitudes of others. Belonging is the connection to person place, or thing. Belonging can have a positive impacts for example, immigrants arriving in a new country and bad examples can include someone blending into a bad population. Poems 'Migrant Hostel ' and '10 Mary Street ' portray belonging via literary techniques by Peter Skrzynecki, and also 'The Lost Thing ' by Shaun Tan convey belonging and how ones choices

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    Explore how perceptions of belonging and not belonging can be influenced by connections to places. In your response, refer to your prescribed text and at least one other related text of your own choosing. “Home is where the heart is” was quoted by Pliny the Elder and is now used to signify a personal connection to a place and the personal sense of belonging received when at this place. Perceptions are influenced by connections to places and sometimes made by connections and disconnections to places

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    An individual’s perception of belonging is shaped by the experiences he or she encounters with others. How has this view of belonging been represented in your prescribed text and one related text of your own choosing? When an individual belongs it means that the individual should have a connection with other people, places, groups and communities. The statement, “An individual’s perception of belonging is shaped by the experiences he or she encounters with others” is confirmed in Skryznecki’s poems

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    experience of belonging.” Discuss this view with detailed reference ( 2010 HSC Question) Considered a fundamental aspect of being human, belonging is an ambiguous concept which can offer individuals a sense of identity, security and connectedness. Experiences of belonging are closely related to a person’s interaction with others, as positive experiences can enrich their sense of belonging, and negative experiences can limit their sense of belonging. An individual’s limited experience of belonging through

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    Belonging is shaped by the experiences he or she encounters with others, and within the two poems ‘Migrant Hostel’ and ’10 Mary Street’ by Peter Skrzynecki, and the film ‘Looking For Alibrandi’ directed by Kate Woods, the characters’ personas are moulded by their endurances of alienation and barriers from mainstream society due to their personal and cultural differences. Through the ostracising journey to integration in the Australian society, ‘Migrant Hostel’ depicts the alienation Skrzynecki,

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    We are shown the Perception of the text that belonging to certain people or place creates our ideology of life and where we rightfully belong. The persona in the song has a strong connexion with her ancestors, culturally and historically, Christine associates her link of people and place. Christina a Anu perception of belonging is created in her adolescence, sharing the cultural and traditional connections with her community she adopts

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