Essays Tagged: "Henry Lawson"

Australian literature: What images and constructions of 'Australian-ness' are represented in early Australian literature?

on for the hardworking men of the land, physically tough and resourceful, embodies in the heroes of Henry Lawson. In his preface to Miles Franklin's 'My Brilliant Career', he says of Australia 'the co ...

(6 pages) 154 2 3.7 Apr/2002

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

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

Henry Lawson, like most of his contemporaries gave little consideration to women in the majority of ... e bush and wrote of the harshness of the way of life he admired the people who survived it.5Lawson, Henry, The Ballad of the Drover in Grant, et. al. (eds) An Anthology of Australian Verse and Song, P ... ant, et. al. (eds) An Anthology of Australian Verse and Song, Perth, Black Swan Press, 1993.Lawson, Henry, The Faces in the Street in Grant, et. al. (eds) An Anthology of Australian Verse and Song, Pe ...

(4 pages) 58 0 4.3 Apr/2002

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

Poetry is worthwhile for reading and writting! This was submitted the 1st of June, 2003.

try lets the poet express their feelings leaving an effect on the reader. "Faces in the Street," by Henry Lawson describes his sympathy for the poor, telling the story of social injustices of the late ... me can be shown in poetry making it somewhat interesting yet still addressing. This is exactly what Henry Lawson did. By reading this particular poem it is easily seen that rhyme has been used, "and t ...

(2 pages) 73 4 4.2 May/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

The use of the street in T.S Eliot's "Rhapsody on a Windy Night", "Preludes" and Henry Lawson's "Faces In The Street."

ght out and examined.It is seen as a grey depressing window into people's lives. Both T.S Eliot and Henry Lawson used the street as a metaphor for the lives of the poor.Eliot in Preludes seems to be s ... the poor.Eliot in Preludes seems to be searching for the one good thing amongst all the misery, but Henry Lawson is focusing more on the coming of a revolution which he is sure will change things. Law ...

(5 pages) 54 0 4.5 Jun/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American > Poetry

Australian Identity Through Poetry.

the Overflow written by A.B. Paterson, and compare and contrast it with Andy's Gone With Cattle by Henry Lawson. Both of these poems are about life without the men that have 'gone a-droving' in Queen ... another, which is something he had in common with his character 'Clancy'.Andy's Gone With Cattle by Henry Lawson, is also about a cheerful character with a love for the outback. However, Lawson himsel ...

(4 pages) 64 0 3.0 Jul/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > World Literature > Poetry

The 'typical Australian' and indeed, Australian national identity, does not cover the diversity of Australian citizens and many groups, including women, are excluded.

riters, painters, publishers, and journalists such as John Archibald, Banjo Paterson, Edward Dyson, Henry Lawson, Tom Roberts, Arthur Streeton and Charles Conder, to name a few. These men were relativ ...

(6 pages) 148 1 4.3 Oct/2003

Subjects: History Term Papers > Australian History

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

om children books to seniors and adult's books. The Four 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, "O ... Rachel Perkins. And the thrilling short story by Allan Baillie, "Train Game". Both short stories by Henry Lawson text encounter the experience of the Australian Bush and the dangers we face while livi ...

(6 pages) 69 1 5.0 Jun/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > World Literature > Poetry

General Overview of the Republic Debate

ic began as early as 1850, when people like John D. Lang and Charles Harpur, followed by Louisa and Henry Lawson, the Bulletin and the Australian Republican Union advocated the notion. Throughout the ...

(4 pages) 29 0 4.0 Jul/2004

Subjects: History Term Papers > Australian History

To what extent has your study of Australian poetry contributed to your understanding of, or response to, your sense of being Australian or living in Australian society

" in the sunset and is an unlikely hero yet Neilson's treatment of his subject has a gentle humour. Henry Lawson in "Middleton's Rouseabout" epitomizes the Australian dream where the worker can achiev ...

(6 pages) 95 1 4.3 Aug/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

Henry Lawson Essay: Deals with the statement "Lawson's characters have companions, but ultimately they are alone".

Many of the short stories by Henry Lawson deal with isolation or mateship, however not many of them deal with a combination of th ... im and this shows how even though some may expect no help, sometimes fate intervenes.The stories of Henry Lawson deal with all these themes of isolation, and the theme that is strongest is that of sur ...

(4 pages) 17 0 5.0 Mar/2006

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > World Literature > Authors

The Search for Identity 1788-1900 [convict legacy, the bush legend, Larrikins, the bulletin, H. Lawson, A. B. Paterson]

debate about national identity. It has been revered as a source of national ideals by the likes of Henry Lawson and Banjo Paterson. Lawson believed that an Australian identity must emanate from its o ... ublication which promoted a particular set of views - egalitarianism, unionism, and 'Australianism'.Henry Lawson (1867- 1922) was born on the goldfields at Grenfell, NSW as the eldest son of Norwegian ...

(10 pages) 62 0 4.0 Apr/2006

Subjects: History Term Papers > Australian History

Emerging Australian Identity

ng unique Australian scenes which added more nationalism in the people. The Australian writers like Henry Lawson and Banjo Patterson composed writings which pressured on being a real Australian, for i ...

(3 pages) 53 0 3.0 Jun/2006

Subjects: Area & Country Studies Essays

"Lawson's Stories display a great empathy for the ordinary person."

Henry Lawson portrays the lives of ordinary, everyday people in his short stories living in harsh, h ...

(2 pages) 27 0 2.5 Nov/2006

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > World Literature > Authors

Australain Experience

erent songs and poems about life in the outback and sporting heroes.The stockman's lament a poem by Henry Lawson is about a bush stockman sent into the Second World War. The stockman has been injured ...

(4 pages) 1559 0 0.0 Aug/2001

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 myth of the ... pends on her physical and mental strength to cope.BIBLIOGRAPHY:the story of "the Drover's Wife", by Henry Lawson

(2 pages) 7991 1 5.0 Oct/2007

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > World Literature

Poem analysis of 'A song of the republic' by Henry Lawson and 'If You Forget Me' by Pablo Neruda

I have chosen two poems, A Song of The Republic, by Henry Lawson (1867-1922), and 'If You Forget Me' by Pablo Neruda (1904-1973). Both of these poems us ... imagery shows us the sadness felt at the end of the relationship where he is left alone on a shore.Henry Lawson lived in a time where the nationalist movement in Australia was very powerful. Many peo ... poem has a very specific rhythm, one that gives it a very fast paced and strong feel.In this poem, Henry Lawson uses a few language devices which reflect the values of his times. One of these is the ...

(3 pages) 23 0 4.5 Oct/2008

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > World Literature > Poetry

Water Them Geraniums by Henry Lawson

in the face of the Bush's harshness is an important aspect of the Australian Legend, and central to Henry Lawson's short story, "Water Them Geraniums." This toughness is made possible by mate ship tha ... described like no other writer during that era and by very few since his passing.Works CitedLawson, Henry. "Water them Geraniums." The Penguin Henry Lawson short stories. Ed. John Barnes. Ringwood, Vi ...

(5 pages) 9 0 0.0 Sep/2014

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

Poems essay

dience's knowledge on the theme of change.Similar to the poem 'The Door', the poem 'Past Carin'' by Henry Lawson successfully gives insight into the theme of change. The poem specifically gives great ...

(4 pages) 3 0 0.0 Oct/2014

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature > Poetry

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

es. This is evident through my third and final text type, a short story called The Drover's Wife by Henry Lawson. It presents women as capable, individual, strong and courageous, contrasting to those ... women in various positive ways 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 ...

(5 pages) 0 0 0.0 Oct/2014

Subjects: Literature Research Papers