Australians are known for their hard working drive and their strong personalities. The Australian Identity throughout both of these poems is that the Australian character is one of hard working people and strongminded families and soldiers. Both of these poems describe in depth about the mental and physical strains that are put on the soldiers and their families when they get home and the long term effects as well. Donald Bruce Dawe who was a soldier during the Vietnam War has written about the horrors that these soldiers faced in his poem “Homecoming”. Jeff Cook’s 1995 work “Grandpa what did you do in the war?” also talks about the struggles of the war. This piece was written for the soldiers who returned home and the ones that lost their
Immigrant chronicles poems
Feliks skrzynecki: An Analysis
Composer- Peter skynecki
Audience- young readers
Source- From an poetry book published in 1975
Context- Felix skryznecki was not Peters biological father, but It is not known who his real father was. Felix was the one
Purposes 8 (2009) 134e146
Strategic, passionate, but academic: Am I allowed in my writing?
Phan Le Ha
Faculty of Education, Monash University, Australia
This article is about the struggles to sustain identity as writers while accommodating the demands of the university experienced
by Arianto and his thesis supervisor, myself. It shows how critical EAP was the on-going conversation between us about how to
negotiate norms, voice and creativity in our…
whether you are answering i. or ii.
In your response you must develop a sustained discussion of one selected text from the text list below.
Your response must be supported by close reference to and analysis of the selected text.
For collections of poetry or short stories, you may choose to write on several poems or short stories, or
on one or two in very close detail, depending on what you think is appropriate.
Section A is worth one-third of the total assessment for the examination.
If you write on a…
amplify students’ understanding of how meaning of the concept is shaped. While some of these texts may be suggested by teachers and explored in class, it is important for students to choose and study texts individually to develop skills of independent analysis and investigation.
The texts students choose should reflect a range of types of texts and contexts. This enables students to concentrate on different ways in which meaning is made.
Key Terms in the Study of English
This syllabus uses some…
Abraham Lincoln: Government of the people, by the people, for the people’ 1863
Also known as the ‘Gettysburg Address’, this concise speech is simple in its language yet carries a complex message of freedom for all men including the abolition of Negroes in slavery during the period of the Civil War in America. Given at Gettysburg after a great battle and victory for the North, Lincoln praises the efforts of the dead and also calls upon the living to continue fighting for the cause of…