HUMA 1250 Study Guide - Midterm Guide: Mary Prince, Obasan, Triangular Trade

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Definition: scattering" of people over time from an originary shared community to multiple locations, and who continue to have ties to that shared community and/or to each other. Reading: toloyan, diaspora studies: past, present, and promise. Dispersion is a more general, inclusive term. Other forms of dispersion include migration intended to acquire education, jobs, land, new citizenship. Some are victims of mass deportations; some are forced to leave others leave by themselves. Some return home, and the remainder may be consolidated into diasporic communities. Definition: a sentimental longing or wistful affection for the past, in the context of diaspora, for homeland. Nostalgia is a useful tool to construct homeland and memories of the homeland. Throughout the narrative machan" recalls the home he has left behind, through flashbacks. If nostalgia is a sentimental longing for the past, the journey uses nostalgia to construct the possibility for happiness (return to homeland after success in new and)

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