I Had Been Hungry Essay

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Area of Study Questions: Questions: 1. A sense of belonging or not belonging can emerge from connections made with people, places, groups, communities and the larger world. How have the connections or the lack of connections your prescribed text and one related text of your own choosing shaped your understanding of belonging or not belonging? 2. Discuss how an individual’s choice not to belong or barriers which prevent belonging have been presented in your prescribed text and one related text of your own choosing. 3. Discuss how language forms, features and structures have shaped your perception of belonging or not belonging in your prescribed text and one related text of your own choosing. 4. “Belonging is about a search for identity”. Discuss the statement in relation to two of Dickinson’s poems and one text of own choosing. 5. Personal, cultural, historical and social contexts shape perceptions and ideas of belonging, or not belonging. How have your perceptions and ideas of belonging, or not belonging been shaped through your study of your prescribed text and ONE other related text of your own choosing? 6. A responder may experience and understand the possibilities presented by a sense of belonging to, or exclusion from the text and the world it represents. Discuss the validity of this statement with close reference to your prescribed text and ONE other related text of your own choosing 7. Discuss how a variety of language modes, forms, features and structures have shaped your understanding of belonging or not belonging in your prescribed text and ONE other related text of your own choosing. Thesis 1: Our sense of belonging is developed as a means to resist the transitory nature of life. Thesis 2: Dickinson’s poetry represents the intrinsic discourse and consequent conflict between an individual’s sense of belonging and
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