Q3. Create 5 thesis statements about discovery that support a connection or contrast between the short film and your prescribed text.
1. An enhanced understanding of the world can be found through discovery
Through the journey of discovery in Go Back To Where You Came From, the participant’s understanding and knowledge of refugees evolved and they were able to show empathy towards the parts of the world that are less fortunate than us Australians. In the Eagleman Stag, the evolution of time and the significance of time is what assist in the understanding of the protagonist’s world. The photo relates to both The Eagleman Stag and Go Back To Where You Came From as they both explore an evolution of discovery. The photo itself depicts and enhanced understanding of the world through human evolution from animal to man.
2. Discovery can lead to frustration
In Go Back To Where You Came From, frustration comes in 2 forms. The frustration of the refugees relates to their life and how they are stuck in these horrible living conditions, but not being able to safely escape the country without financial stability. The participants become frustrated as there is nothing they can do to help them due to government laws and regulations. This frustration evokes empathy. The protagonist in The Eagleman Stag experiences frustration through fear when he comes to the realisation that his time is coming to a near end. This photo relates to both Go Back To Where You Came From and The Eagleman stag as both the journeys of discovery in the texts lead to frustration. The photo itself portrays frustration as the person is tied up with chains unable to be free.
3. Emotions can be evoked when a discovery is scary or surprising
In Go Back To Where You Came From, the participants encountered a scary discovery when they were put on a boat to stimulate how some refugees get to Australia. This experience evoked many different