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    texts often present provocative ideas about identity. The short story “A Blow, A Kiss” written by Tim Winton in 1985 and is about a young son and his father and the struggles they face in a country town on a particular night. Winton mainly focuses on the aspects of gender and cultural identity and how fathers...
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  • Cgvhjbk
    in their truck. Winton ends, rather abruptly, with each son in the arms of their father. This can be considered a logical and suitable conclusion despite some uncertainty as to the state of the rider. | 2 | Characterisation:Winton, in the short story ‘A Blow, A Kiss’, tells the story...
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  • Intertextualilty - the Mocking
    mocking Bird" Authored by Harper Lee and contrasting this with the short story "A blow, A kiss" written by Tim Winton The most pronounced section at the start of any story is character development. The story "A blow, A kiss" opens with Albie and his father travelling home from a fishing expedition in...
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  • A Blow a Kiss
    “A BLOW A KISS ” BY -TIM WINTON Unless you are going to integrate and comment upon the graphics or the quote why are they included? “STORIES ARE NOT MIRRORS OF THE REAL WORLD . THEY ARE CONSTRUCTION OF THE REALITY “ What...
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  • Tim Winton
    affect people in different way. During my study of Tim Winton’s book “The Turning” and Michael Jackson’s song “Man in the Mirror ”,I have learnt that change is important in order for a person to grow and can take many forms in any aspect of our lives. Tim Winton’s Big World has helped me understand a new...
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  • Tim Winton's Dirt Music Commentary
    This extract from Tim Winton’s Dirt Music is set after Luther Fox has run away up north to Coronation Gulf. He has been isolated for some time but has not yet begun to sort out his emotions or learnt how to deal with the loss of his family. During the extract, the reader sees Lu’s frustration at having...
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  • How Have the Texts Encountered in Your Studies Enriched Your Understanding of the Outsider?
    The texts, Othello by William Shakespeare, Big World by Tim Winton and my visual appropriation, have enriched my understanding of the outsider through a variety of language and visual techniques. Through the portrayal of Othello and Roderigo in Othello, the author in Big World and the outsider in my...
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  • Big World
    from Town Hall. On the way back to work I stopped at Ashwoods and bought Tim Winton’s book, The Turning (and a Weezer CD) for $5. I started reading the first story, Big World, on the train home. Which is how I ended up reading Winton instead of Carver. I enjoyed the story until this last paragraph: Right...
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  • Women in Oedipus
    The role of women in King Oedipus; a play by Sophocles and Minimum of Two; an anthology by Tim Winton, play their own part in leading the action of these texts. Today I will be focusing on the way they do this, and how their traits change as their lives progress. I will also be exploring how they provide...
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  • Advance Paper 2
    Poetry and Drama * * * * * * * * * * John Donne, Selected Poetry Death be not proud This is my playes last scene At the round earths imagin 'd corners blow If poisonous minerals Hymne to God my God, in my sicknesse A Valediction: forbidding mourning The Apparition TheRelique The Sunne Rising AND * Margaret...
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  • Modules
    texts are: – John Donne, Selected Poetry * Death be not proud * This is my playes last scene * At the round earths imagin’d corners blow * If poisonous minerals * Hymne to God my God, in my sicknesse * A Valediction: forbidding mourning * The Apparition * The Relique...
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  • Umair Bilal
    Truffaut (The 400 Blows) 31. Jean Luc Godard (Breathless) 32. Sergei Eisenstein (Battleship Potemkin) 33. F.W. Murnau (Sunrise) 34. Oliver Stone (Platoon) 35. Woody Allen (Annie Hall) 36. John Frankenheimer (The Manchurian Candidate)  37. Quentin Tarantino (Pulp Fiction) 38. Tim Burton (Edward Scissorhands) ...
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  • Miss
    Buffet MEA 99. 50's, 60's, 70's 100. Gregory Isaacs 101. Busta Rhymes 102. Sound Track to Can't Hardly Wait 103. Will Smith: Big Willie Style 104. Tim Berlin 105. Jermaine Dupree: Greatest Hits 106. Wyclef Jean 107. JZ 108. John Lennon 109. Bob Seager 110. Halloween Party 111. Bad Religion 112...
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  • Identity
    sense of belonging. This is explored within Tim Winton’s short stories, ‘ Neighbours’ and ‘Big World’, and in Robert Walker’s poem ‘Okay, Let’s be Honest’. Identity can change and evolve depending on belief, change, language and shifting influences. Tim Winton, the composer of ‘Neighbours’ has a perplexed...
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  • noway in hell essay
    live in the sleepy seaside town of Longboat bay. Winton constructs Longboat bay as a peaceful quite place that belongs only to Able, Dora and Blueback, a place were they enjoy diving and were “Able swims with his mother in turquoise waters ”. Winton constructs this setting to make the reader think...
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  • Why is teaching culture important in the ESL classroom
    how to communicate with native and non-native English-speaking people. Students will learn, for example, whether it is appropriate to shake hands or kiss when first meeting someone, or what are the polite manners used at a dinner table. All of these elements are essential if we wish to operate effectively...
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  • Doogasas
    Chen Headley The Fault in Our Stars by John Green Running with Scissors by Augusten Burroughs Prep by Curtis Sittenfeld The Things They Carried by Tim O’Brien One Hundred Years of Solitude by Gabriel García Márquez East of Eden by John Steinbeck The Shadow of the Wind by Carlos Ruiz Zafón By the...
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  • Identity
    negative impact on your Identity. In the text '' On her knees and ''Secrets' by Tim Winton. We explore the various way factors around us can affect our personality and identity. In the story '' Secrets'' Tim winton explores the life of a young girl and how her Family effects her identity. Due to...
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  • Dolly Analysis
    The most influential and complicated character in Tim Winton’s Cloudstreet is Dolly Pickles. Dolly has the ability to inflict a variety of emotions in the reader. Due to her persona to be a ‘slut,’ alcoholic and a bad mother there are strong negative emotions invoked however as Dolly’s representation...
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  • Cloudstreet and Theatre Notes
    Part 1: Playwright Tim Winton was born in Western Australia, 1960. He attended a Creative Writing Course at Curtin University in Perth, and it was while there that he began his first novel An Open Swimmer. This was entered for The Australian/Vogel Award in 1981. It won and Winton has never looked back...
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