Freeside Europe Online Academic Journal

Freeside Europe Online Academic Journal

Modern cultural, literary and linguistic perspectives

Judit Nagy: Ethnic Canadian Short Fictional Metaphors of Belonging and Not Belonging That Do Not Belong


The individual's relation to any community, be it smaller or larger, plays a significant role in identity
formation. In this framework, integration characterizes the individual's parallel efforts in maintenance of the home culture and interaction with the host culture, whereas both assimilation and separation translate into individuals' refusal of their home and host communities respectively, and marginalization entails parting with both communal ties.

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