Starts with 'I love a sunburnt country ', which is the exact wording of the second stanza in the original poem by Dorothea Mackellar. This particular stanza (from the original) is the most oem by Oscar Krahnvohl like environmental issues, humanity issues, cultural issues and politicwell-known, and by Oscar starting with this particular line, he exposes the brilliance of the previous poem, but the next few lines start as a parody from the influence of the previous poem.
In this stanza there are very similar lines towards the original for e.g. 'A land of open drains ' to the original 'A land of sweeping plains '. Oscar talks about the urban sprawl across the country, with references to taking over land that was once a sign…show more content… But it also depicts how much Australia love their music.
The first couple of lines in this stanza state that the production of buildings are spreading over the great hills, but he uses personification to describe them taking over e.g. 'Brave military pylons that march o 'er scenic hills ' as if to say they were taking over them as an army would march bravely. The next few lines of the stanza propose that the country is changing into an image