Alienization In Imaginary Homelands

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After World War II the world saw a massive migration in many countries because of colonial impact, practicing of imperialist and discrimination (Bammer 1994). Rushdie in Imaginary Homelands discusses migration often results in confused human beings who don’t know who they are actually and how can they find themselves (124). After immigration they have a feeling of nowhere and they feel they are not standing in the right place. There is no sense of belonging rather immigrants feel alienated (Bammer). These people often representing new identities (Mills 261). These immigrants try to find their identities for some time because they are not calmed mentally. They never feel at home neither in a host country or their homelands. They become depressed and shattered. They miss their home and it becomes an integral part in their lives, they see home as attractive thing and for them home is something they lack of, they don’t feel at home and desire to get back to their homes (Sabra, 93). Their urge to go back to home as something is lost somewhere, they are searching for the place they don’t belong anymore and exiled from it (p, 96). Immigrants live in sort of extreme tension they want to get settled in a new land and desire to go back to have a connection with their root simultaneously (p. 94). Terkenli (1995) negotiates issues of Immigrants their desire to go back because they don’t feel protective there. Immigrants are living on an empty space, there are tradition they have left
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