How Has the Poetry of Judith Wright Encapsulated the Australian Experience? Refer to 3 Poems in Your Response?
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How has the poetry of Judith Wright Encapsulated the Australian experience? Refer to 3 poems in your response?
Intro help is at this website http://www.oppapers.com/essays/Judith-Wright/149895 Structure * Reiterate the question-give you thesis * Definition of the Australian Experience * Overview of all things you will discuss/introduce poems * (summary of paragraphs)
Paragraphs for each poem * Present one aspect of the Australian experience conveyed ( what is one aspect of the Australian experience in this poem?) * Techniques+ effect of techniques in conveying this perpective * Why is the poem effective in presenting this perspective?
Summary of “ Bora ring”
the…show more content… Judith Wright is an environmentalist! In Judith Wright’s poems, the theme of nature consistently arsis. She puts forward her thoughts of the destructions of native lands through poems including “Sanctuary”. She describes and area of habitation as a sanctuary. She uses the heading as an ironic meaning to make a point on the thoughtlessness of the human endeavour. This “sanctuary” which by definition states “A place which is safe”, has a road passing through leading to a city which stops for nothing in its way” The road beneath the giant oak trees sweeps on and cannot wait..... but has no time to pray” Judith wright uses this road as a metaphor to stand for the animate, inconsistent and brutal force of human conflict with nature” flat skins pinned to the road of possum and native-cats”. human progress and nature in “Sanctuary” successfully show the difference between one definite race of domination, to the co-existence of both nature and man
Possible references to Australia * alienation of modern life from the natural world * Australia full of greenery and wonderful nature
* Sanctuary has a sarcastic tone. ... ” and the use of sarcastic phrases such as “flat skins pinned to the road”, she ridicules the notion of the creation of a sanctuary because human greed will never allow these ideals to become reality * Using the road as a symbol- It conveys vivdly also the alienation of modern life from the natural world by using the road as a