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Heartland is a realistic portrayal of a Singaporean boy’s search for identity. Do you agree? by Mind Map: Heartland is a realistic portrayal of a
Singaporean boy’s search for identity. Do
you agree?
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Heartland is a realistic portrayal of a Singaporean boy’s search for identity. Do you agree?

Yes, it is realistic

People die

Yong died in a motorcycle crash, This makes it more realistic as in real life people die

Wing has many feelings

Wing feels like how a real boy would feel in the same situation, This shows that it is realistic he reacts as real people would react

Crucial stages in a boys life

Wing goes through all the crucial and important stages in a singaporean boys life, NS , schooling and many different friendships or relationships

No, it is not realistic

Wing does not learn from his mistakes

this makes you think he is a flat character and in real life everyone is a round character

Others seem to not have many feelings

Wing is the only character shown to have alot of feelings , the others are not really very emotive

Wing is not like other guys

Does not try to follow the crowd, full of emotions

Key words & ideas

Search for identity

Realistic, One of the realistic things is that every boy goes through his search for identity.

Singaporean

The life of a Singaporean is portrayed accurately in Heartland. It is realistic as Wing has to go through all the stages that a Singaporean boy to face. Example, going for NS at the age of 18 years old.

Realistic

The character Wing is portrayed as a real Singaporean so the readers are able to relate to him which makes it realistic.

Analysis

It is realistic as Daren Shiau is able to let the readers think from the character's perspective. This would let us understand Singaporeans better through their lifestyles.

The Heartland novel consists of conflicts, tragedies etc. which allows the reader to understand the ways of life.

Example

Singaporeans boys are made to enrol for NS when they reach the age of 18.

Wing enrols for NS after he reaches the age of 18 and follows the regular stage of life every Singaporean boy has to face.

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