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

1. Yes, it is realistic

1.1. Wing is a representative of singapore's zeitgeist

1.2. Wing experienced Singapore's local lifestyle. Everything he went through is familiar with the reader

1.3. The search of identity reflect the conditions of Singaporean who has been deeply influenced by social expectation

1.4. Wing goes through the things any Singaprean Male his age would. (NS)

2. No, it is not realistic

2.1. The story is set in early singapore and now does not apply as times have changed.

2.2. Not every Singaporean is the same. To look at it as all the same is generalizing.

2.2.1. Wing is unique in the sense that his thinking is much more reflective than a typical Singaporean of his age.

2.3. The story is exaggerated in some parts, eg. Wing is Fifth Uncle's Son

2.3.1. Singapore

3. Key words & ideas

3.1. realistic portrayal

3.1.1. definition

3.1.1.1. realistic: given to the representation of things as they really are.

3.1.1.2. portrayal: depicting or representing

3.2. search for identity

3.2.1. Facing up to Singapore society's expectations.

3.3. Singaporean

3.3.1. A citizen of the country