ENG252Y1 Lecture Notes - Lecture 2: Imagined Communities, Canadian Identity, Dramatization

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Thomas king - green grass, running water (ggrw: literature and nation. General definition of a nation: a group of people claiming political sovereignty due to a shared ethnicity, language, religion, history, territory and/or culture. Each point is debateable since there is not one clear distinction. (eg. For example, print and nationalism work hand-in-hand to form and imagine a community centered largely on literature. This occurred quite often in europe and would occur often in canada. This now requires another definition of a nation: [a]n imagined political community and imagined as both inherently limited and sovereign. Benedict anderson, imagined communities: what could then count as canadian literature could be a multitude of aspects not only including literature (eg. canadian tv and music). Because maybe by putting an emphasis on literature, it could aid in other methods of being able to establish. Canada as its own nation that could be the very reason why the.

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