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A feeling of belonging can be created by physical ownership, a cultural connection, a social group or belonging to a certain place. Genuine relationships anchor individuals in identity, worth and connection. The desire to obtain these relationships is thought as universal. Not having these relationships can create a feeling of not belonging. These aspects of belonging are explored in a variety of texts, such as the free verse novel, “The Simple Gift”, written by Steven Herrick and …..

The protagonist Billy Luckett, sixteen years of age ventures into the world; leaving home on his own decision. Bill...

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