The Divine Wind Chapter Summaries Essays and Term Papers

  • The Divine Wind Chapter Summary (Short)

    Chapter information: A very brief outline. Prologue 1946 Introduction to the Penrose family – Michael, Ida, Hart (Hartley) and Alice. Story is told from Hartley’s point of view. Michael is a pearling master. Sets up the tension between Michael and Ida. Trade Winds Introduction to the Sennosuke...

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    The Divine Wind Garry Disher ITG_DivineWind-Prelims-2pp.indd 1 13/04/12 10:18 AM contents Character map Overview iv 1 About the author 1 Synopsis 1 Character summaries 2 Background & context 5 Genre, style & structure Chapter-by-chapter analysis...

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  • The divine wind

    SACE 2 - English Communications Task 2 Novel: The Divine Wind By Gary Disher Gary Disher’s novel, The Divine Wind, is set in a typically Australian town called Broome, before and during World War II. The central characters, Hart, Alice and Mitsy help Disher explore and establish themes regarding...

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  • The Divine Wind

    Author’s techniques adapted from http://members.tripod.com/~GennyLee/index9.html Identify other author techniques within the novel. These may be use of motif, extended metaphor, allusion, imagery, contrasts, colour, and allegory. Personification A. The grey sand had been swept aside leaving only...

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  • The Divine Wind

    The Divine Wind by Garry Disher is a historical romance that deals with issues -- Hart with the people around hart and some series of things happen to them. Their story takes place before and after the war, during a lot of things were happening: the protagonists grew up together with their relatives...

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  • The Divine Wind

    The Divine Wind is not only the story of Hart's personal journey; it also charts racial and social issues of Australia in the 1940's. By Kane Fry The journey from being a boy to becoming a man is no easy journey, let alone in a town like Broome. The Divine Wind is not just a story of one such boy, Hart...

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  • Divine Wind

    : Discuss the main themes Gary Disher explores in the novel The Divine Wind The novel The Divine Wind written by Gary Disher portrays the lives of two very different families. One an Australian the other Japanese. Both families are located in Broome in the years between 1939-1942. At this time World...

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  • The Divine Wind

    In Garry Disher's 'The Divine Wind,' it sends across a strong and important message that in a time of horrific war, everyone loses-including the so-called 'winners'. This message is conveyed throughout the text as Hart's mother loses her life in the surrounding circumstances of war. Hart also loses his...

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  • Divine Wind

    The Divine Wind has lots of people with worries on their mind. Discuss By Tom Sutton. Set in the Pearling District Broome in Western Australia during the years of World War II, Garry Disher’s “The Divine Wind” follows the personal experiences of Hartley “Hart” Penrose as he recounts the events of...

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  • The Divine Wind

    long been tensions between these racial groups. These were intensified by the fear and threat of invasion during World War II. In the novel, The Divine Wind, Garry Disher presents readers with a confronting account of prejudice and fear during this time. This is evident through Disher’s representation...

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  • The Divine Wind

    Setting (time and place) The Divine wind is set in Broome, Australia in 1942 during the time of WW2. Quote: ‘’Where double-storeyed dwellings breathed over one another across a gap no wider than a small car’’ Technique: personification to emphasize the lack of privacy in such a small town portraying...

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  • ESSAY The Divine Wind

    Introduction: The novel “The Divine Wind” written by Gary Disher is a novel that presents the readers the conflicts that occur throughout the history of mankind and were all caused by the racial prejudice. The years of 1940’s in the chaotic times of Australia where it was filed with war and hatred...

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  • The divine wind racism

    The Divine Wind ‘The Divine Wind shows how difficult it is for communities to accept cultural difference.’ Discuss. The community of Broome before the advent of World War II in The Divine Wind at first appears to be an idyllic town in which Malays, Koepangers, Japanese, Manilamen and Australians...

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  • The Divine Wind Oral

    Year 9 Common Assessment Task – Persuasive Speech AusVels Achievement Standards Level 9 In this task students will: Create a persuasive text that present a point of view and advances or illustrate arguments Plan, rehearse and deliver presentations, selecting and sequencing appropriate content and...

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  • The Divine Wind Conflicts

    The divine wind presents the same conflicts that occur throughout the history of mankind, they were all caused by racial prejudice. The Divine wind is set during World War II where tension arose between Australian and Japanese communities. Infamous events that were motivated by racial discrimination...

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  • Divine Wind - Racism

    The Divine Wind describes an Australia that is tarnished by racism, hatred and distrust, and yet the novel ends on an optimistic note. Do you agree? <br> <br>The novel is set during a World War. The tension and separation of races during a war seemed evident in Australia. As a multicultural country including...

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  • Divine Wind: Hart and Mitsy

    The Divine Wind Explain the meaning of the title. Refer to the plot and characters of the novel. Literally the words “Divine Wind” can be translated as “Kamikaze” in Japanese. The title refers to the very end of the book, where Japanese troops attacked the Australian coast. This bombing was very brutal...

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  • How the First Chapter of "Wind from an Enemy Sky" Summaries the Whole of the Novel

    Some critics say that the whole novel can be found, in miniature, on its first page. Consider how the first chapter of Wind from an Enemy Sky by D’Arcy McNickle frames and anticipates the rest of the novel, as if it were a part that contains the whole. How it frames the characters: Bull- described...

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  • The Construction of Derby Boxer-Divine Wind

    The Divine Wind – Q1 The Construction of Derby Boxer In the years preceding the First World War, Australia was rife with racism, sexism, suspicion, and class prejudice. However, Broome in Australia’s north-west, was a place of notable exception. Its inhabitants of Japanese, Aboriginal and European...

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  • The Divine Comedy summary

    Dante’s “The Divine Comedy” is a trilogy of poems describing three realms of the afterlife. Each of the three books in “The Divine Comedy” symbolize an afterlife station, “Inferno” representing hell, “Purgatorio” representing purgatory and “Parasido” representing paradise. The story is told...

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