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    Migration And Migration

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    constant, owing to fluctuations of the outcomes in terms of development (Bailey, 2010). This is at times; there have been reported negative effects, and other times, the reported results have turned out as positive towards the development of both the motherland and the migration destination. Owing to the varied results in regards to migration, policies pertaining to development and migration have been developed in reaction to the variation issues. For example, toward the close of the twentieth century

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    Mr. Shimerda of My Antonia Most people find it very hard to pull up roots in their native land and move to a strange country. Throughout history, countless millions of people have done so. People forsake their homeland and move to another country for various reasons. Some people emigrate to avoid starvation. Some seek adventure. Others wish to escape unbearable family situations. Still others desire to be reunited with loved ones. However, the main reason for immigration has long been economic

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    he was, and leading to his final downfall. In Achebe’s Things Fall Apart, Okonkwo’s motherland provided for his needs when he was in exile. When he arrived in Mbanta, “Okonkwo was given a plot of ground on which to build his compound, and two or three pieces of land on which to farm during the coming planting season” (Achebe 129-130). Uchendu explains how Okonkwo’s arrival is significant by comparing the motherland and the fatherland in times of great need: It’s true that a child belongs to its father

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    The Dalai Lama

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    and a famous public figure. Dalai Lama has traveled around the world and started to behave and speak like a "politician". Is he just trying to fight for basic human rights in Tibet as what the world thinks, or is he trying to tear Tibet from its motherland-China as the Chinese say? His Holiness (as Dalai Lama is called by Tibetans), the 14th Dalai Lama Tenzin Gyatso, is the head of state and spiritual leader of the Tibetan people. He was born Lhamo Dhondrub on July 6th 1935, in a small village

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    Diverse from other African authors of his time, Chinua Achebe, the “father of African Literature”, reconstructions the stigma surrounding traditional African tribes through his ground-breaking novel Things Fall Apart. Set in southern eastern Nigeria, the novel depicts village life through the eyes of Igbo clan members prior to colonization. This fresh take on perspective allows readers to view and examine the variety of individuals that mold Igbo life through the story of a village leader, Okonkwo

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    should help our mother country climb out of its debt. In all of the battles our king has participated in, they have been trying to protect us, and it would not be smart to flee from their protection. My fellow colonists, if we go to war with our motherland, we shall lose the ability to protect ourselves from other lands and rivaling armies, our economy shall fail, and the cost the war shall be devastating. If we go to war against Britain, we shall lose the ability to protect ourselves from invaders

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    African ancestralism is Kamau Brathwaite. Kofi Anyidoho, presently a literature professor at the University of Ghana, in his article “Kamau Brathwaite and the Gift of Ancestral Memory” highlights in great details how Brathwaite’s looking back to the motherland greatly influences his work. In making his points Anyidoho uses inter-textual evidence and also views of persons with specialty in the same area. Structurally, the article is divided in three sections simplifying and zeroing on specific aspects

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    Mother(land) Knows Best

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    The decadent and delicious peanut butter and chocolate covered cake that defines my childhood in Philadelphia remains now a faint memory now that I have entered the state of Georgia. While Tastykakes is a regional treat that can be found in every Pennsylvania grocery store and gas station, the Coca-Cola logo stands as a world wide symbol recognized in Egypt, France and almost in every country. Globalization and the exposure to other country’s goods can influence the culture of the native land. Martin

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    ... ...self-willed exile for America’s provoking economy does not create amnesia for the cultural of the motherland. In habit and practice, they enculturate their ancestral culture in appropriation and orientation. In centrifugal status they remain centripetal in their ethical consciousness and culture practice. In valorization of their native culture and glorification of their motherland, they are enculturate themselves for satisfaction and emotional emancipation. They organize ceremonies, family

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    longer had a place to belong. The first breaking point for Okonkwo was when his life started to go downhill for accidentally killing a clansman. Because of this, he was sent into exile and forced to flee to his motherland. He was left with nothing. When Okonkwo reached his motherland, he “was given a plot of ground on which to build his compound, and two or three pieces of land on which to farm during the coming planting season” to restart his life (Achebe 129, 130). This was a major change in

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