BASED on the HSC- Australia- Board of Studies- Look it up.
Create a short story(creative writing) on belonging.
Please come up with an engaging title.
Explore: A sense of belonging can be emerged from memories and the connections with land, people and family.
Loss their sense of youth
Loss of identity
Loss of childhood innocence
struggle for acceptance
Perhaps the importance the family
Strong connection with the land/home
Shift in past and present tense. To show what is happening now and what the characters remember back then.
Use assonance, alliteration, negative tone, visual/olfactory imagery, personification etc.
Possible Idea: Coming back to your old neighborhood. Reminiscing about childhood. The character is Indigenous Australian (Aboriginal) who was taken but now comes back to his/her land. Talk about how the character walks around the place/home and reminisces the past. E.g. living room, dining room and BED room.
Talk about how the character picks up an old toy