Essays Tagged: "Anzac"

Australia's national identity through the events of the two World Wars.

t Australia, with the particular focus of these monuments upon World War One, World War Two and the Anzacs, points to a society that takes a great part of its national identity from these wars. The re ... a society that takes a great part of its national identity from these wars. The recurring theme of Anzac throughout these memorials raises several questions about a country that so values the events ...

(5 pages) 85 0 4.5 Aug/2003

Subjects: History Term Papers > Australian History

Book Report: Alan Seymour, One Day of the Year (An Australian Play) , 'Is Jan The least convincing Character?'

he change in Hughie.Some might argue that Hughie's change was a result of building frustration with ANZAC day and his father; Hughie himself says so, While this may be correct, without Jan coaxing him ... g him out of his shell, Hughie would not have taken photos for an article detailing the faults with ANZAC day celebrations, would not have missed the ANZAC day parade, and would not have been disobedi ...

(3 pages) 24 0 2.0 Mar/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > World Literature

Gallipoli War

poli, is a marvellous film that vividly depicts the tragedic side of Gallipoli War, mostly from the Anzac side. On the other hand in the war part, the rivals apart from Anzacs are examined in detail.A ... re examined in detail.As a result the reader of our research project for the cwill know a lot about Anzacs and their perpective before, during and after the war while the reader will also have an idea ...

(14 pages) 50 0 4.0 May/2004

Subjects: History Term Papers

Australia's involvement in WWI

time as the New Zealand troops. Together the Australian and New Zealand troops became known as the ANZACS (Australian and New Zealand Army Corps). The British were very impressed with the Anzacs. In ... d a great encouragement to the Australian troops, who were soon to face the ordeal of Gallipoli.The Anzacs took part in the campaign to force open the Dardanelles Straits to Allied shipping by capturi ...

(12 pages) 91 1 4.8 Aug/2004

Subjects: History Term Papers > Australian History

A Discussion of the Strengths and Limitations of Richard White's Thesis.

that have contributed to the making of the Australian national identity. Focussing the essay on the Anzac legend, this essay will be approached and supported with the appropriate supporting evidence a ... ers, the national identity has, despite 101 years of Federation, failed to progress much beyond the Anzac legend. For so many, what happened at Anzac Cove on 25 April 1915 remains the definitive state ...

(6 pages) 55 0 3.7 Sep/2004

Subjects: History Term Papers > Australian History

'Elements of the ANZAC tradition and spirit that have remained constant in the Australian society'

2005, Australia will commemorate the 90th Anniversary of the Gallipoli campaign and the forging the ANZAC tradition. The Anzac tradition has been a vital part in Australia's identity since the battle ... ion has been a vital part in Australia's identity since the battle at Gallipoli. The creator of the Anzac legend, official historian Charles Bean, was inclined and responsible for what many Australian ...

(4 pages) 42 0 3.0 Jul/2005

Subjects: History Term Papers > Australian History

The Australian Hero: An overview of what is a hero and how it has changed over time

re are many national ceremonies that mark this importance to Australia. Not only do we remember the ANZAC's that fought in the Gallipolli War, but also the poppy, and our national remembrance Day to p ...

(3 pages) 62 0 5.0 Aug/2005

Subjects: History Term Papers > Australian History

Review of 'Gender, desire and the digger' in Fiona Nicoll's "Digger to Drag Queen".

rrounding Australian national identity through gendered terms with her main focus being that of the ANZAC or digger legend. Nicoll examines representations, ideologies, misconceptions, connotations an ... in the Australian war narrative.Nicoll analysed ideas of femininity and masculinity surrounding the ANZAC legend and how femininity is regarded as a weakness and that shell shocked soldiers were consi ...

(4 pages) 31 0 3.0 Aug/2005

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

Gallipol: ANZAC, Australian and New Zealand Army Corps.

there is an overview of why Australians ended up on the shores of Gallipoli in 1915 and why so many Anzac men died.The text gives the details about the involvement of the Australian and New Zealand tr ... protect their country.It also explains how the Turks ringed the tiny beachheads and waited for the Anzacs. And how the Anzacs fought their way out. The heavy gunfire forced each side into a form of t ...

(2 pages) 18 0 0.0 Oct/2005

Subjects: History Term Papers > World History

Prejudice and Diversity in "Gallipoli" directed by Peter Weir starring Mark Lee and Mel Gibson.

"Gallipoli" is a story about two young men who sign up to join the ANZAC or Australian and New Zealand Army Corps during WWI. Both are runners but from a different bac ... ie and later is. They then travel to Gallipoli where they begin to see the true horrors of war. The ANZAC need to break the Turkish line there, Frank is ordered to be a message runner and Archie fight ...

(2 pages) 13 0 0.0 Jan/2006

Subjects: Art Essays > Film & TV Studies > Film Review and Analysis

Australia's involvement in the battle of Gallipoli

e Dardanelles Strait. Because the area of beach at Cape Helles was limited, it was decided that the Anzacs were to be landed further north on the Aegean coast. If the Turkish resistance was strong, th ... twenty thousand men from April to December 1915. The British cabinet ordered the evacuation of the Anzacs on December 7th 1915. It took place from December 18th to 19th; the operation was declared a ...

(2 pages) 25 1 3.7 Sep/2006

Subjects: History Term Papers > Australian History

What is the ANZAC myth?

The Anzac myth defined the qualities claimed to represent the Australian soldiers. It is about the Austr ... which pulled all of the troops together through the devastating loss of the Gallipoli Campaign.The Anzac myth created an emerging image of the Australian identity, before Gallipoli a national identit ... he battle weary Australian troops who showed loyalty, bravery and courage throughout the battle.The Anzac Myth was mentioned regularly between Charles Bean and Ashmead Bartlett, the two main historian ...

(1 pages) 2348 0 5.0 Oct/2006

Subjects: History Term Papers > Australian History

Part Three: Clapping Champ

Her voice blared through the gymnasium like an amateur trumpeter attempting The Last Post during an Anzac service. But her audience was much less solemn. Her words were steady, although undignified an ...

(6 pages) 413 0 3.0 May/2007

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > Creative Writing > Poems & Short Stories

Bad U.S Policy

their lives in the jungles of Vietnam trying to carry on a pround tradition that was started by our ANZAC's. But to tell you the truth those young men died not for Australia or Australian intrests, bu ...

(3 pages) 299 0 3.0 Sep/2001

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

Australia's involvement in World War I

.Australians are well known for fighting Turkey (on German's side) at Gallipoli. They fought as the Anzacs - Australia New Zealand Army Corps.They chose the battle site Gallipoli because it was an alt ... night. You couldn’t clean your clothes in fresh water, only seawater. During the fighting, the Anzacs had no breaks. Supply ships brought in water from Egypt, but there was never enough.Whether c ...

(3 pages) 17 0 1.0 Oct/2007

Subjects: History Term Papers > World History > World War I

To what extent were the ideals of young Australian soldiers shattered by the reality of their experiences at Gallipoli? Was anything salvaged from such a military disaster?'

red, the shocking conditions of trench warfare and the staggering and unnecessary loss of life. The Anzac’s sense of adventure and their quest to see beyond the shores of Australia were quickly q ... saster and carnage that was Gallipoli, emerged a new set of qualities that would come to define the Anzac spirit and so set in motion the development of a legend.It can be said that the ideals with wh ...

(4 pages) 13 0 0.0 May/2008

Subjects: History Term Papers > Australian History

Anzac Legend

In discussing, the Anzac legend there are many different views on the topic of describing the Anzac legend and why has ... describing the Anzac legend and why has it been an important part of Australian identity. Does the Anzac legend and sprit remain today? The Anzac spirit was born at Gallipoli in 1915. However, it doe ... s born at Gallipoli in 1915. However, it does not only represent that Hellish war but all wars that Anzac soldiers have participated in.From the moment the Australian and New Zealand soldiers landed a ...

(2 pages) 17 0 0.0 Jun/2008

Subjects: History Term Papers > Australian History

Assess Gallipoli's campaign in shaping the Anzac legend

as Charles Bean, hailed the Australians for their dash in attack and doggedness in defence and the ANZAC legend was born.It is a legend not of sweeping military victories so much as triumphs against ... ey moment in the evolution of a particular image of Australian masculinity.The major features of an ANZAC legend were discernible very early in the campaign, with Australians bold and ferocious in bat ...

(1 pages) 2060 0 3.0 Aug/2008

Subjects: History Term Papers > Australian History

Diary Entry of an Australian WWI Nurse

sand women sent overseas to assist in the Australian war effort to serve as nurses to help heal the ANZAC’S wounded by the battles and diseases of war, have been giving anaesthetics, bandaging an ... its outcome and help as many of our troops out of their poor conditions as ...

(1 pages) 4574 0 0.0 Feb/2009

Subjects: History Term Papers > Australian History

Myths and Representations of Australians in Australian Media and how they have changed over time

ping of different Australian characters such as The Bronzed Aussie, The Larrikin and the Australian ANZAC/Digger will be looked into along with the way these representations have changed throughout ti ... an event in Australian history. This song is an example of Australia challenging the stereotypical ANZAC legend, specifically after the Vietnam War. One of the main reasons is managed to gain so much ...

(20 pages) 32 0 0.0 Jun/2009

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Communication Studies