Plastic Paddy: Negotiating Identity in Second-generation 'Irish-English' Writing

  title={Plastic Paddy: Negotiating Identity in Second-generation 'Irish-English' Writing},
  author={Aidan Arrowsmith},
  journal={Irish Studies Review},
  pages={35 - 43}
We live in England, but. We live in England, but all year long we are preparing for the journey home. [1⁄4 ] I wonder, for the hundredth time of wondering, why is it that [Mammy] never thinks of this house as being her home. And why she should feel so foreign here, when she’s been here for years and Ireland is so near. And I wonder 1⁄4 in which if them is my true home. [1⁄4 ] I do not know where I belong (OW, pp. 1, 4, 60). 
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