• Deadly Unna & Australian Rules Comparison Gary Black Essay Unfinished
    Write an essay that compares and contrasts the construction of a character in the novel Deadly, Unna? and the film Australian Rules. Gary Black, the main character in Phillip Gwynne's novel Deadly, Unna? Is presented in ways similar to and different from the Gary Black in Paul Goldman's film, Aus...
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  • Deadly Unna Essay
    The novel ‘Deadly Unna?’, (author Phillip Gwynne 1998) is about a fourteen year old Gary Black's (Blacky) life living at the port(Adelaide), the storys based around a football game but it also deals with many other issues, such as courage, racism and relationships. There are a number of characte...
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  • Deadly Unna Essay
    Phillip Gwyne’s novel, “Deadly Unna?” explores how the main character Gary Black, a white boy from the “Port” also known as “Blacky” grows up by not agreeing to racism. Blacky experiences prejudice and friendship from both the aboriginal and white communities. Blacky begins to develop...
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  • Deadly Unna Essay
    This essay will be focusing on the book Deadly Unna? by author Phillip Gwynne. We will discuss the significant changes of character Blacky through the relationship with his friend Dumby Red, family, football and girls. Dumby Red is a character in the book that has made a huge influence on Blacky in...
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  • Deadly Unna: Racism Essay
    Deadly Unna and Racial prejudice. ‘Deadly Unna?’ tells a story about a teenage boy named Gary Black (also known as Blacky), who develops knowledge about racial prejudice in his town. He develops this awareness because of an aboriginal boy, Dumby Red and his sister Clarence. The novel shows us w...
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  • Deadly Unna Essay
    “Deadly Unna?” Phillip Gwynne Creative and Personal Writing Gary is very determined, if he wants to do something, he will do it; whatever the cost. However Blacky never used to be this way, he was considered a ‘nobody’. Blacky considered himself a ‘gutless wonder’. Blacky co...
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  • Deadly Unna Essay Topics
    Deadly Unna Essay Topics Essay topics – Deadly, Unna? Select one of the following essay topic to write an expository essay on. You will then need to use this theme when you write your comparative essay so make sure you choose carefully. Internal Conflict 1. How does Blacky resolve hi...
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  • Deadly Unna, Is Gary a Gutless Wonder?
    In the novel “Deadly Unna?” written by Phillip Gwynne, the protagonist in the story, Gary Black, is referred to as a ‘gutless wonder’ on many occasions. Gary is faced with challenges and decisions, which define him and determine whether or not he is in fact a ‘gutless wonder’, this being...
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  • Black Boy and Mama’s Girl Comparison and Contrast Essay
    Black Boy and Mama’s Girl Comparison and Contrast Essay Mama’s Girl by Veronica Chambers and Black Boy by Richard Wright are autobiographies about two people growing up black in America. Richard Wright, born in 1908 near Roxie, Mississippi, became to be one of the most influential black wri...
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  • Essay Deadly Unna
    Deadly, Unna? book's themes include family relationships, independence, self-identity, racism, unfairness and friendship. The style in which it was narrated is engaging and quirky, with uses of slang and colloquial, while teenagers can easily follow the storyline and the football pieces of the novel...
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  • Deadly Unna Essay
    Deadly Unna by Phillip Gwyn is a story about the friendship between two boys set up in a small country town in the 1980’s South Australia. Gary Black (or Blacky) is the protagonist, a fifteen year old boy with many siblings, who develops and matures. He becomes highly aware of racism in the small...
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  • Deadly Unna Chapter Summary
    WINTER CHAPTER 1: PP.1-6 Describes the significant role Football plays in the small community. It is only the junior premiership but, “The whole town is talking about it, it’s the biggest thing to happen here since the second prize in the South Australian Tidy Town’s Competition ( section...
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  • Comparison and Contrast Essay
    Comparison and Contrast Essay Children under 5 vs. Dogs as Pets There are many couples that choose to own dogs as pets in lieu of having children. Dogs fill a void in the hearts of many as a small child may. A dog has a lot in common with a small child, except a baby turns into an adult and mo...
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  • Deadly Unna
    1. The picture I got when I was introduced to “Blacky” is that I thought he had black skin colour and was an aboriginal due to his knick name being Blacky. 2. Blacky feels sorry for Arks because he has been training and coaching the team real hard and they haven’t won any premierships. 3. B...
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  • Deadly Unna Point Summary
    “Deadly Unna” Winter: Chapter 1 pp. 3 - 6  Gary is excited about his team getting in the grand final.  Explanation: Why Coach Robertson is nicknamed Arks.  Describes the difference between Ark’s way of playing football and the Nungas’ way.  Four days before the grand final Ga...
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  • Comparison and Contrast Essay on the Narration of
    Comparison and Contrast Essay on the Narration of "The Cask of Amontillado" and "The Black Cat" Edgar Allen Poe is the author of many great pieces of literature. He uses his narrators to explain situations that are going on in their life. The narrators of "The Cask of Amontillado" and "The Black...
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  • Deadly Unna?
    deadly Unna? Deadly Unna? Is about far more than a game of footy. The novel explores social roles of who should mix with whom and black/white relationships. The novel also views the rules in different families and amongst peers. This essay explains and explores these issues. This novel is more...
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  • Deadly Unna
    Year 9-4 N.REES ENGLISH DEADLY,UNNA? Phillip Gwyne Do TWO of the following essay topics. Each essay must be developed in paragraphs and use textual evidence. Each should be 600 to 700 words in length. 1. ‘Phillip Gwyne’s Deadly Unna shows how sport can bring a divided commun...
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  • Deadly Unna Rasism
    The novel Deadly Unna has a lot of racism in it. Many people are involved in racism, but hardly anyone tries to mend it. Gary knows racism is around, but because of the lack of anyone wanting to change it, he finds it difficult to mend it. Dumby also tries to fix it from his point of view. The Abori...
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  • Deadly Unna
    The story and its themes Deadly, Unna? is one year in the life of fourteen year-old Gary ‘Blacky’ Black. Like most boys his age, he plays football, worries about what to say to girls, shirks responsibility and has problems at home. However, through his brief friendship with Dumby Red, one o...
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