Homeless At Home Analysis

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This research intend to focuse on the idea of alienation which I believe is a major issues in Muhammad Haji Salleh’s work. The concept and theory that I intend to use is Homi Bhabhas alienation and Avtar Brah’s Alienation and unhomeliness., Homeless at Home.

According to Homi Bhabha, identity is when the inner nature of the unhomeliness works unconsciously in their minds and body. The culture or society itself ‘recognize themselves through ‘otherness’. The creation of a culture is based on differences of other culture. For example what the A culture practiced is difference from what culture B practiced after the A culture knew about the B culture. Identity is a recreation of self in the travel world to settle in the
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This will result in the feeling of deprivation. There are also interruption by the complexity of the society when things are to be mended by this individuals.Space and time cross to produce complex figures of difference and identity. The ambiguity is the act of survival of the unmentioned, unnamed and unhomed .

Another scholar which talks about identity is Avtar Brah. According to Avtar Brah,... Double consciousness and homeliness. are the two features of postcolonial diasporas. The Double consciousnesses or unstable sense of the self is the consequence of involuntary relocation during colonialism. An individual may experience the feeling of being caught between cultures, of belonging to neither community rather than to both . To be unhomed‟ is not the same as being homeless. To be unhomed is to feel not at home at even in yourself: In the present day globalised world, the splitting of people from their homeland, culture and language causes them to reassess and re define about their own original
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