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Remembrance


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What does home mean to the characters? How do languages become a kind of home for them? How do you personally define "home?"

Created: 02/15/20

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davinamw

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What does home mean to the characters? How do languages become a kind of home for them? How do you personally define "home?"

At the heart of the novel is the desperate quest for home. What does home mean to the characters? How do languages become a kind of home for them? How do you personally define "home?" What does the community of Remembrance impart to its residents?


Posted Feb. 22, 2020 Go to Top | Go to bottom | link | alert
janhubbard

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RE: What does home mean to the characters? How do languages become a kind of home for them? How do you personally define "home?"

Home is a place of familiarity, and comfort to the characters. The comfort is enhanced by routine, reliability, food, family and friends. For me, it is the same.


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Maggie

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RE: What does home mean to the characters? How do languages become a kind of home for them? How do you personally define "home?"

Home and family is important to all the main characters. Home to me is family. Remembrance as home to these people is safety.


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alycet

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RE: What does home mean to the characters? How do languages become a kind of home for them? How do you personally define "home?"

Remembrance is a safe haven for them and therefore home. Home is your comfortable place. That they were able to make a community and help each other made it home.


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ruthiea

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RE: What does home mean to the characters? How do languages become a kind of home for them? How do you personally define "home?"

I think home should be a safe space, a place of warmth and comfort and safety.Home is where the people you love gather. Most of the characters have no such place and that is what Remembrance means to them. Language can allow people to communicate safely if others do not understand what is being said. Language can also be a commonality - when traveling in a foreign country it can be nice to hear someone speaking your language - it can quickly create a connection and a feeling of safety.


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dianaps

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RE: What does home mean to the characters? How do languages become a kind of home for them? How do you personally define "home?"

Remembrance became home for so many people who needed one and remembrance make it so.


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taking.mytime

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RE: What does home mean to the characters? How do languages become a kind of home for them? How do you personally define "home?"

Home to many was Remembrance - freedom. A place of peace - much like home is to us today. The freedom to do as we please, the peace and quite of not having to fight, the place where we and our loved ones also feel safe. Being able to communicate is a feeling of safety. We today feel much the same way that the people of Remembrance did.


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