Heartland was written a long time ago, as it is written a long time ago, people do not necessarily behave the way they do now, boys in the past are generally more traditional and usually think about family first., boys in the present generally have bigger egos and bigger dreams and families do not necessarily come first.
Everyone is unique. Wing is also an unique individual. he does not think nor act the same way that others do, thus we cannot say that his way of living or thinking is the typical singaporean way
definition, realistic: given to the representation of things as they really are., portrayal: depicting or representing
definition, search of where he/she belongs to
meaning typical singaporean life, which means: how a Singaporean behaves everyday and throughout his/her life.