Racism in Divine Wind by Gary Disher Essay

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Today I want to address the issues of the novel Divine Wind authored by Gary Disher.

Throughout the novel many problems occur. Some of the main problems are racial and equality issues. Events in this book show how prejudice and intolerance can ruin numerous friendships and change lives.
When WWII was declared in Broome, Western Australia 1939 to 1945 Japan became Australia’s enemy, Asia is approximately 3,862 miles away from the coast of Broome, due to this, people from Asia that country looking for an escape would easily get on a boat an sail to the tip, Broome then suddenly exposed to more people who are different from the norm.
Concerns about the Japanese-Australians as well as Aboriginals had an impact on Australians as they
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Today I want to address the issues of the novel Divine Wind authored by Gary Disher.

Throughout the novel many problems occur. Some of the main problems are racial and equality issues. Events in this book show how prejudice and intolerance can ruin numerous friendships and change lives.
When WWII was declared in Broome, Western Australia 1939 to 1945 Japan became Australia’s enemy, Asia is approximately 3,862 miles away from the coast of Broome, due to this, people from Asia that country looking for an escape would easily get on a boat an sail to the tip, Broome then suddenly exposed to more people who are different from the norm.
Concerns about the Japanese-Australians as well as Aboriginals had an impact on Australians as they were classed as “different” or “aliens”
Relationships between races are the central issue explored in this novel. Disher shows loyalty can be either positive or a detrimental impact to a bond between one another, even sometimes relationships between races.

For example;
“Your abo is unreliable… he’ll collaborate. He’ll guide the japs through the bush” Morrissey to Alice. Morrissey and Alice have no real relationship, Morrissey is a military commander and Alice is responsible for derby (the aboriginal whom Morrissey is making the previous quote to) derby is Alice and hart Penrose family friend.
This quote describes an Australia that is tarnished by hatred, conflict, distrust, equality dramas and racism. Therefore led to fear amongst

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