I have world literature homework, and i have to discuss a shift in tone. A character is feeling like she doesn't belong to any cultural group... help?
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You may also consider 'Outcast' or 'Social pariah'
feeling that you do not belong in a particular society, place, or group
Many single parents feel alienated from society.
angry and alienated teenagers
I don't know if you'd consider it a "Tone word" (not sure what that means) but the Miriam Webster online dictionary provides:
Definition of DERACINATE
transitive verb 1 : uproot 2 : to remove or separate from a native environment or culture; especially : to remove the racial or ethnic characteristics or influences from