• Essay on Poetry
    Essay on Poetry Bruce Dawe presents a wholly negative view of the impact of consumerism on Australian society. To what extent do you agree with this statement? In your response, refer in detail to at least TWO of the poems set for study. Bruce Dawe’s poems “Enter without so much as knocking”, and...
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  • Bruce Dawe Essay
    Bruce Dawe Essay Dialogue in text, adds to our understanding about people, social issues and life. Poems that use dialogue include ‘Weapons Training’, ‘Pleasant Sunday Afternoon’ and ‘Enter without so much of knocking’, written by Bruce Dawe. The themes these poems express include strive for happiness...
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  • Essay – Bruce Dawe
    EssayBruce Dawe What is Bruce Dawe saying in ‘Breakthrough’ and ‘Televistas’ about the impact of the media on modern society? In your discussion show how the poem uses persuasive and poetic techniques to convey the viewpoint. There are many different ways for poets to get a message across to...
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  • Migrants by Bruce Dawe
    By Nahla Issa Essay-Why Should Dawe’s poem ‘Migrants’ be included for the text for Journeys. The poem ‘Migrants by ‘Bruce Dawe ’should be included for the core text for journeying as it portrays journeying through the perceptions and experiences of a migrant group. This poem depicts feelings of ignorance...
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  • Applepie
    refers to the idea or belief that buying and using a large quantity of goods and services is desirable for an individual person or society. Consumerism is shown through an array of texts most commonly Bruce Dawe’s poems “Enter Without So Much As Knocking”, “Breakthrough” and “Americanized” through the use...
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  • Consumerism, Americanised Compared to the Gods Must Be Crazy
    destructive consumerist. Bruce Dawes poems show that that is the way of consumerism and it will never change, whereas The Gods Must Be Crazy emphasises that we don’t need consumption in our lives to survive, that it only brings anger and jealousy to those family members and friends around us. So to what length...
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  • Sarah
    Practise Sample Essay “Man is born free, and everywhere he is in chains.” To what extent is this true, Refer to texts you have studied. The tension between a free individual and a restrictive society that chains individuality delineates that both cannot act in collaboration. Wharton explores her suppression...
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  • English Prac Essay Consumerism
    if we learn to develop meaningful relations and recognise the important lessons in life the cycle of consumerism can be broken. The Island and Bruce Dawes poems are excellent examples of consumerism and its effects. The gap that we believe must fill is evident in The Island, “we have finally found...
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  • Romulus My Father + Ort - Belonging
    relationships and barriers are significant influences impacting on belonging in both the memoir Romulus, My father and a similar text in the poem Katrina by Bruce Dawe. The prescribed and related texts effectively demonstrate the importance of how integral a sense of belonging is to human existence and the impact...
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  • Consumerism
    into a child’s mind is evident throughout all of society. It is driven into us from such a young age that we don’t notice that it has happened. In Bruce Dawes’ poem Americanised he talks about the child’s “…toys that mark his short life.” Juxtaposition is used here between ‘toys’ and ‘marks’, which highlights...
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  • Wings related text COnsumerism
    in a culture dominated by consumerism, obsession and wanting to be" Be like Mike". It relates to many of Bruce Dawe's poems which Criticise Consumerism such as Americanized and The Not-so Good Earth. The song 'Wings' is about the pursuit of identity through the means of consumerism "This Dream that they...
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  • Authority Essay
    AUTHORITY BEEN ENHANCED BY YOUR STUDY OF SHAKESPEARE’S PLAY HENRY V AND AT LEAST ONE PIECE OF RELATED MATERIAL? Essay: The close study of Henry V and Weapons Training by Bruce Dawes has enhanced the concept of authority by portraying the idea through varying levels and perspectives. The level of...
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  • Na Na
    ENTER WITHOUT SO MUCH AS KNOCKING Analysis of enter without so much as knocking – 1956 -9 We enter the world rudely, without warning, at awkward inconvenient times, intruding into parent’s lives without consideration and can just as abruptly leave this world. The pretentious Latin caption is the...
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  • Bruce Dawe Info
    Bruce Dawe's new volume of poetry begins with a special dedication: a few lines of poetry about his sighting of four blind boys crossing the road, smiling, linked together with each one's hands on the next one's shoulders, "their thin canes waving eerily, like feelers, before them". It is a startling...
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  • War Poetry
    were written by Owen during the first world war to express his anti-war attitude. ‘Beach Burial' by Kenneth Slessor, ‘Homecoming' by Bruce Dawe and ‘Letter XV' by Bruce Beaver are famous Australian poems about war. The poems have many similarities, especially in content, but also have their differences...
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  • Heros and Villains - Batman and Joker
    like that. A bit similar to Bruce Wayne, he also hides his secrets behind his wealthy industrialist identity. The first time I was interested in The Dark Knight series was when the boredom of summer holiday annoyed me so much, I had to watch something to get me awake. It just so happens that The Dark Knight...
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  • compare the way two poets portray war
    portray war Bruce Dawe and Wilfred Owen are both poets who portray war through expressive feelings. Both poets have a similar way of illustrating their sadness, anger and experience towards war. This essay will compare the way these two poets portray war. Sadness is a common theme in Bruce Dawe’s and...
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  • Why Is Australia the Best Place on Earth
    Australia the best place on earth? It’s simply! The countries beautiful and vast landscape, the pristine beaches and warm climate along with the multicultural society, the mateship with one another, the aboriginal connection to the land and rich cultural history. Bruce Dawes demonstrates this in his poems...
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  • The Devil
    Bruce Dawe Esshays “The study of dialogue, gives us a better understanding of human nature and relationships.” Bruce Dawe who is one of the most influenced Australian poet whose common poetic themes consist of modern living through the use of dialogue to give us a better understanding of human nature...
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  • Personal Identity
    Essay: Catcher in the rye/ Bruce Dawe’s poetry “We can’t spend our lives letting the world tell us who we are. Sane or insane. Saints or sex addicts. Heroes or victims. Letting history tell us how good or bad we are. Letting our past decide our future. Or we can decide for ourselves. And maybe it’s...
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