Essays Tagged: "Drovers Wife"

Henry Lawson and Barbara Baynton: a comparison of the treatment of women in the works of these two early Australian authors.

lmost no physical description he manages to give us a rich, detailed and well-rounded character.The Drovers Wife has many similarities to The Chosen Vessel by Barbara Baynton. Baynton was also a conte ... e of each is the same; lone mothers battling an enemy to save their children and themselves. In The Drovers Wife the enemy is a2snake, in The Chosen Vessel it's a swagman. Both women are vulnerable, n ...

(4 pages) 58 0 4.3 Apr/2002

Subjects: Law & Government Essays > Civil Rights > Women's Studies

Write a speech to your school, stating how your understanding of human experience has changed, in your speech refer to two henry lawson poems and two related texts

texts that I will discuss today are two of Henry Lawson's short stories " The Loaded Dog" and "The Drovers Wife", the Australian short film, "One night the moon" directed by Rachel Perkins. And the t ... sn't focus of the danger of gunpowder and what could happen. In this way, "The Loaded Dog" and "The Drovers Wife" are similar, being to perfect."The Drovers Wife" by Henry Lawson explores the nation o ...

(6 pages) 69 1 5.0 Jun/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > World Literature > Poetry

Write a Brief Summary on four of Lawson's Short Stories; The Loaded Dog, The Drover's Wife, In A Dry Season and Joe Wilson's Courtship.

he cattle dog dies but Tommy is saved with much irony since Tommy begun the situation.'The Drover's Wife'The drover is forced to leave his wife and four children in a 'shanty on the main road'. The ha ... ave his wife and four children in a 'shanty on the main road'. The hardships forced on the drover's wife and children who are left to cope with geographical isolation and the natural elements of the e ...

(3 pages) 30 0 5.0 Jun/2005

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

In "The Drover's Wife", by Henry Lawson, the drover's wife possesses qualities that associate her with the myth of the bush. Discuss

In "The Drover's Wife", by Henry Lawson, the drover's wife clearly possesses qualities that associate her with the my ... rover's wife clearly possesses qualities that associate her with the myth of the bush. The drover's wife illustrates her resourcefulness and her ability to work hard despite her isolation.The central ... rced to use her resources - both physical and mental - to survive and feed her family. The drover's wife has no real permanent help, although she has four kids and a dog they are all young and more tr ...

(2 pages) 7989 1 5.0 Oct/2007

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > World Literature

Women are represented in many ways, some positive and some not so flattering.

by highlighting their incredible attributes that often go unnoticed. Henry Lawson's short story The Drovers Wife, published in the Bulletin in July 1982, challenges the idea that women were supposed t ... iant, by pairing the female protagonist with qualities that are normally associated with males. The Drovers wife presents the main female character as capable, intelligent and independent. "She" lives ...

(5 pages) 0 0 0.0 Oct/2014

Subjects: Literature Research Papers