Unformatted text preview: landscape acts as a prism to bring back memories of an experience as a child (one color of light) • How do the literary terms "rotation" and "repetition" relate to childhood landscapes impacting us in adulthood? o Repetition - past experienced that is repeated (in terms of childhood to adulthood) o Rotation - experiences that are out of the ordinary, generating a distinctive memory • How/Why are memories of places from childhood experiences carried forward to adulthood? o Definitions of who you are as a person o Childhood is the identity-development period o Good and bad relations with different places from your childhood contribute to the formation of identity o Experiences carry forward because they are "free", you are exploring and understanding the world...
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- Fall '08
- childhood experiences, John R. Stilgoe