Humanity separated by boundaries
As said by many- earth is a beautiful place to live in. for some, it may sound ironical while for some it may be true. Depends upon- where you are born, live or belong to. Still one thing remains the same- ‘being human’ and ‘practising humanity’. God creates all of us alike. It is we human the so called most intelligent and special creation of god, who have created divides not just in terms of cultures, or religions but sometimes and somewhere this rage has grown to such an extent that it has separated humanity from humans. That is the reason this earth turns out to be heaven for some while no less than hell for others.
An essay by renowned Canadian writer wayon choy a Chinese by origin and Canadian by brought up, titled ‘ I am a banana and proud of it’ – clearly reveals the writers dilemma of being a Chinese by birth and growing up with a north American cultural and racial influence. Rosie di manno, a famous columnist and sports writer for Toronto star through her essay ‘ growing up on grace’ describes her apprehension of being a Canadian, that comes as a big shck for her. Both the writers through their writings have expressed the hardships coming their way from the day they were born that seemed to be never ending. Be it food, cultre, rituals, customs, everything seemed just so ALIEN to both of them, as there was a drastic difference among the people among whom they were brought up and raised.
Both the writers have strongly delivered the ideas of being ‘strangers’ in there own hand . though both of them were born in the respective countries where they were raised. Still considered Aliens just because the origin was different. Choy was born to Chinese and rosie to Italian parents and that was the very reason they have considered strangers in their own country. Both of them had to face a contrasting bicultural growth means a difference at every step between the customs and traditions, food, clothes, table manners, habits and...