Identity In The Film 'The Thick Fog'

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“Your identity is you most valuable possession. Protect it,” - Helen Parr
Identity is who a person is, or the qualities of a person or group that makes them different from everything and every person in the world. Who am I? A question at some point people will ask themselves. Who are you is yourself identity, the way you look at yourself and your relationship to the world. Understanding this, allows you to examine who you are and more importantly, create who you want to be. Identity to me would be everything, your culture, your race, where you’re from, your language and so much more. Its defines who you are as a person and what you could be. Our basic need for a sense of control, drives us from our sense of identity, of who we are. We all identify as a something, of what exactly I’m not sure, identity is everything.
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Now he’s an adult, who is struggling as a man and as a father. This Lakota man doesn’t know who he truly is or what he was meant to be. Being taken from his culture, his language and taken to a Federal Government Boarding School, where he wasn’t allowed to use his personal identity there, it stripped him of his identity. He wasn’t the only one, Many children were typically immersed in European-American culture through appearances. They changed those children, with haircuts, were forbidden to speak their languages, and traditional names were replaced by new European-American names. The experience of the schools was often harsh, especially for the younger children who were forcibly separated from their families. They were encouraged or forced to abandon their Native American identities and cultures. They deprived them from what they came
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