• Belonging
    the texts, ‘The Ride of Zhu Bao Sheng’, a third person short story by Nick Long, and ‘Big World’, a first person short story by Tim Winton, which both explore the idea of belonging being challenged and how this affects one’s sense of belonging. Our sense of belonging is derived from the...
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  • Journeys
    More than anything, journeys are about the process of learning about yourself and others. Do you agree? I agree that journeys are how you learn who you are. As inner journeys are what help form the person you become through the challenges you face in life. In “The Turning” by Tim Winton and...
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  • Symbolism in Cloudstreet
    Contribution to Meaning – Symbolism Mark: 18/20 The most direct way in which an author reinforces the themes of a novel is through the use of literary devices. In Cloudstreet by Tim Winton, one of the most prominent of these devices is symbolism, which plays upon the aesthetic sensibilities...
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  • Beloging Mary Street
    belonging and then I’m going to discuss about aspects of belonging in the poem and text. As you know Belonging means be fit or be acceptable in a particular place or environment. Or be a member of something. Tim Winton said “Our Culture is obsessed about belonging, but people haven’t grasped the idea...
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  • Scission-Secrets Notes
    Novel Study: Scission by Tim Winton Story 1: Secrets * Summary: * Kylie aged around nine years. Her parents divorced, forced to live with her mother and partner (Phillip). Lives in the memories of her father. Dislikes her new house and Phillip. She gains comfort in having a secret, which...
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  • How the Characters in Tim Winton’s Minimum of Two Struggle to Cope with Change
    in the minimum of two. First of all, Winton shows us that the inability to communicate can have devastating consequences. For example Jerra – expects Rachel to comprehend his grief without really discussing this with her. Fat Maz in distant lands remains trapped, but only until the catalyst of...
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  • My Father's Axe by Tim Winton
    My Father's Axe by Tim Winton Setting 'My Father's Axe' begins at the main character's semi-rural house. A house in which he had lived most of his life. This was a house filled with so many memories, stories and emotions. It is also the house where the main character discovers that his...
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  • Essay on That Eye, the Sky
    The Novel That Eye, The Sky written by the Australian novelist Tim Winton is a novel about a little boy named Ort who has a big heart that prevails his family against hell itself. The story is about generosity, insight and originality. This novel challenges the readers on whether “families are...
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  • 10 Mary Street and Neighbours
    “10 Mary Street” by Peter Skrzynecki and “Neighbours” by Tim Winton both contain elements that contribute to a sense of belonging. In “10 Mary Street”, their connection to their house is established through the nurturing of their garden. A simile is used “tended roses and camellias like adopted...
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  • Bellonging
    Belonging essay 3 An individual’s interaction with others and the world around them can enrich or limit their experience and knowledge. Discuss this view with detailed reference to your prescribed text and one other related text of your own choosing. Tim Winton once said “Our Culture is obsessed...
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  • The Things They Carried
    July 13, 2007 The Burdens They Carried In Tim O' Brian's, The Things They Carried, he talks about the Vietnam War and its effects on the country. Tim O' Brian uses the psychological approach to tell the sorrows of war. The things that they carried had all represented a part of each...
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  • Tim Obrien Rhetorical Strategies in the Things They Carried
    symbolism and some imagery to let the reader know how the experiences the main character had experienced impacted her life. In The Things They Carried Tim O'Brien flashes back to his experiences in the war giving us a visual picture of what he went through, making the reader feel as if they were right...
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  • Anne the Bag Lady
    and cheese on wheat that she gets from Father Tim at the local Catholic Church. As she eats her sandwich, you notice how grimy her hands are – hands she had just used digging in garbage cans for her precious aluminum. Today Anne is wearing her best dirt caked jacket, once a bright Kerry green, now...
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  • The Multicultural Society
    , and people feel comfortable with being open and social, that is when people will start feeling confident about their own culture. Communication will also help people feel less alienated, and more welcome to the new society. The short story Neighbours by Tim Winton discusses this matter very well...
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  • Belonging
    The colour purple AF Walker, Alice Everyday use (short story) AF Ward, Glenyse Unna you fullas AF Waten, Judah Alien son AF White, E.B. Charlotte’s web JF Winton, Tim Breath AF http://breath.timwinton.com.au/ Winton, Tim Dirt music AF Wolfe, Tom I am Charlotte Simmons AF Zephaniah, Benjamin Refugee...
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  • noway in hell essay
    waters ”. Winton constructs this setting to make the reader think of it as a healthy easygoing place to live away from the city.George 28/5/08 Essay Question: How does Tim Winton use the elements of narratives...
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  • Wajid
    titled Barricades and Brickwalls? Answers 1. Joern Utzon 2. 103 3. Arthur Boyd 4. Tim Winton 5. 1982 6. The Seekers 7. Thomas Keneally 8. Richard Flanagan 9. Daniel Johns 10. Casey Chambers History and Science 1. How many ships were in the First Fleet? 2. What year did Cyclone Tracy hit Darwin? 3...
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  • Belonging
    on their own experience • make connections to their perceptions of the world and the worlds represented in Suggestions for related material Fiction • Monica Ali, Brick Lane http://www.themanbookerprize.com/search • Tim Winton, Breath http://breath.timwinton.com.au/ • Roddy Doyle...
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  • Identity
    , language and shifting influences. Tim Winton, the composer of ‘Neighbours’ has a perplexed and distressing tone as he suggests to the reader, the significance of multiculturalism and diversity within Australia. Winton also expresses the different cultures and nationalities, by emphasising the...
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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...
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