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    The Divine Wind ‘The Divine Wind shows how difficult it is for communities to accept cultural difference.’ Discuss. The community of Broome before the advent of World War II in The Divine Wind at first appears to be an idyllic town in which Malays, Koepangers, Japanese, Manilamen and Australians all work in relative harmony in search of the elusive pearl. Hartley Penrose, the central narrator of the novel, seems to enjoy describing the tropical existence of Broome and its harmony: “mangoes and

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    The novel The Divine Wind (1998) by Garry Disher and the 2003 film, Japanese Story, directed by Sue Brooks both explore the common theme of 'love' through the use of novel and film techniques. Through the studying of the context and textual form of both of these texts, a greater understanding of the important ideas is achieved. The geographical setting in the novel, The Divine Wind, plays a key role in its story. It is set in the backdrop of World War II, where Australia's relationship with Japan

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    The novel The Divine Wind (1998) by Garry Disher and the 2003 film, Japanese Story, directed by Sue Brooks both explore the theme of 'love' through the use of novel and film techniques. Through the studying of the context and textual form of both of these texts, a greater understanding of the important ideas is achieved. This includes exploring the context, the characters and the key theme of love. The Divine Wind's story is set in the backdrop of World War II, where Australia's relationship with

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    The Divine Wind, written by Garry Disher, is a novel in which not only shows and describes the struggle of characters during World War II in Broome, Australia, but also the many aspects of prejudice which affect namingly Ida Penrose, Mitsy Sennosuke, and Magistrate Killian. Ida Penrose, mother of the narrator, hartley, is arguable one of the most prejudiced characters throughout The Divine Wind. Ida has an anglocentric background which has shaped her prejudiced perspectives. She has a negative

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    Disher demonstrates isolation of the ethnic groups and the regional and urban divide present in The Divine Wind through the beliefs, experiences, and values of the Killian family and Hartley Penrose. Both culturally and geographically isolated from the rest of Australia, the people of Northern and Central Australia, specifically Broome felt ignored, misunderstood, and misconstrued by the urban South. This is an ongoing theme in Australia. They resented interference from the federal government. The

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    The Divine Wind describes an Australia that is tarnished by racism, hatred and distrust, and yet the novel ends on an optimistic note. Do you agree? The novel is set during a World War. The tension and separation of races during a war seemed evident in Australia. As a multicultural country including Japanese and Aborigine population, conflicting attitudes towards these races had to be imminent. I entirely agree with the above statement due to the unequal treatment of the aborigines, tension between

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    Gary Disher’s socially provocative Australian historical drama novel The Divine Wind (1998) set in the Australian pearling town of Broome, provides a thought-provoking and contemporary outlook on racial prejudice, isolation and the loss of rights to adulthood during the onset of World War11. Disher establishes this through a range of characters of differing ages and cultural backgrounds, evoking a war-devastated Australia and its effects on young adults forced to leave their childhood behind. Written

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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

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    race of more youthful divine beings, the Olympians, in a ten-year war called the Last GODS ("War of the Titans") - a progression of fights which were battled in Thessaly between the two camps of gods well before the presence of humankind. This battle of Gods is otherwise called the Skirmish of the Gods, Clash of Divine beings, or simply The God War. It spoke to a fanciful change in perspective that the Greeks may have acquired from the Antiquated Close East. The 12 Gods divine beings, otherwise called

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    His True Nature Following the demise of Troy, the Achaean’s mighty fortification is destined to fall not by mere mortal strength, but rather, the selfish act of divine intervention. In Book 12 of the Iliad, Homer’s narration is centralized around the Greek’s mighty fortifications, the fortress that agitates the gods. The author begins the story by describing Zeus’s plans to dismantle the Greek rampart. The author makes the god’s plan manifest when Hector chastises Polydamas for his foresight and

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