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Leaving and Arriving - Grace - The development of a piece of drama about a young girl and her mother leaving Jamaica and arriving in a racist Britain in the 1950's

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  • Submitted: 15/08/2003
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GCSE Psychology

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The development of a piece of drama about a young girl and her mother leaving Jamaica and arriving in a racist Britain in the 1950's

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e were introduced to a character, a black character that has left home known by the name of Grace. This is all we knew. It was up to us as individuals and small groups to develop Grace and her history as we interpreted it. We worked in small groups of six members and over a period of three sessions we developed our character. Our key objective which was set as part of the task was that we would show our exploration of her history as memory flashbacks. This applied for all who took part in this activity. All members of our group originated from an Asian ethnic minority situated within the east end of London. Living as part of a minority within the multicultural city of London we have also encountered racism as did our parents. This provided the key element which we were going to use to base our whole story around. Another advantage for us was that our parents and relatives had also migrated from their homeland

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