Essays Tagged: "Ned Kelly"

Ned Kelly and his life.

NED KELLY(1854 - 1880)On a cold June morning, more than 100 years ago a bushranger called Ned ... nal battle.He was an outlaw who rode a horse, put on a suit of armour and fought police. Today, Ned Kelly is an Australia legend.Ned, the eldest of eight children, was born to Irish parents in ... ily settled near relatives at Greta, two hundred and forty kilometres northeast of Melbourne.In Ned's time it was wild, rugged country and life was hard.The best land was held by a handful of ...

(4 pages) 50 0 2.7 May/2003

Subjects: History Term Papers > Australian History

Ned Kelly: Hero or Villain?

Ned Kelly :HERO OR VILLAIN?People have always argued about Ned Kelly and whether he was a h ... ero of a villain. In my eyes he was neither hero or villain. If anything he was a heroic villain.Ned Kelly was just an Australian with Irish born parents who was given a hard time by the Australian ... olice bullied and picked on his friends and family, imprisoning his mother and some of his friends. Ned Kelly, his two brothers and his best friend formed the Kelly Gang and became outlaws and travell ...

(2 pages) 36 0 4.3 Jul/2003

Subjects: History Term Papers

Biography of children's author Shel Silverstein.

k on May 10, 1999 (McCloud). Through works as varied as the colors of an autumn day, he has entertained a variety of audiences since the launch of his career. He will be remembered for generations to ... ohnny Cash, and "The Cover of the Rollin' Stone" by Dr. Hook. He composed the music for the movies, Ned Kelly, Who Is Harry Kellerman and Why Is He Saying Such Terrible Things About Me?, and Thieves. ...

(3 pages) 54 1 3.0 Oct/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > Biographies

Artists that have conveyed an Australian identity: Sidney Nolan, Brett Whiteley & Fred Williams

hanced over the last two hundred years by Australian artists. The Australian identity has been examined and portrayed by many Australian artists with reference to the unique landscape and environment ... best known for capturing an Australian identity through his series of paintings of the bush ranger Ned Kelly. He presented the episodes in Kelly's life in a series of flat paintings set in colours of ...

(4 pages) 62 0 3.4 Oct/2003

Subjects: Art Essays > Artists

This film analysis is on the film "Ned Kelly" in the subject Australian Studies, which is compulsory is Australia. It answers questions on themes etc.

(1) (i)The movie "Ned Kelly" is telling the audience about Australian history and that Australia is not a perfect coun ... s well. It also conveys racism, not against blacks, but against the Irish. This is now dispelled as Ned Kelly is known as the 'Australian hero', not the 'Irish Migrant of Australia hero'. The Kelly fa ... nt in the movie, which is applicable to those times and even in modern times.(ii)The movie presents Ned Kelly as a hero more than being a murderous villain. For once, the audience believes that the po ...

(6 pages) 33 0 1.0 Nov/2003

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

Representation of Ned Kelly in Texts

This essay explores the varying representations of the Ned Kelly gang in differing texts, investigating how the context and motive for composition has been ... text and motive for composition has been reflected in the varying representations.Representation of Ned Kelly in TextsSister Kate, Ned Kelly and the documentary Outlawed: The real Ned Kelly vary in th ... ons of the truth surrounding the events at Stringybark Creek, the Jerilderie robbery and Glenrowan. Ned Kelly and Sister Kate position the responder to sympathize with Ned Kelly and his gang, portrayi ...

(7 pages) 24 0 5.0 Feb/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

Deconstructing an Australian Icon - Ned Kelly

If you went into any Australian classroom and asked if anyone knew who Ned Kelly was, chances are you'd get an answer of something like: "mm yeah, that bushranger who had ... bucket on his head who got shot". Not many people know the real story, but it is an intriguing one. Ned Kelly has, over the years, been described as a hero, "one of the most romantic figures in histor ... ather of our national courage", an Australian icon. To a person with no knowledgeable background of Ned Kelly, he would be seen as exactly that. The real truth is though, Ned Kelly was a thief. He hel ...

(5 pages) 32 0 4.6 Mar/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

How does the way in which time is structured in a film affect the narrative. With references to High Noon, and Ned Kelly

nes how the audience perceive, and accept, the narrative of the film. The fictional film narratives Ned Kelly and High Noon, handle time completely differently from one another. Ned Kelly follows the ... e time completely differently from one another. Ned Kelly follows the life of notorious bushranger, Ned Kelly, from his first encounter with police when he was 16, through to his capture at Glen Rowan ...

(5 pages) 74 0 5.0 Apr/2004

Subjects: Art Essays > Film & TV Studies

Ned Kelly

Ned KellyA lot of people define the words hero and villain in many different ways. Webster's dic ... es the word villain as "a person or thing blamed for a particular evil or difficulty". In the movie Ned Kelly, Ned Kelly was depicted as what Webster's dictionary would define as a villain. But some p ... a villain. But some people would look deeper and try to say he was a hero. I would have to say that Ned Kelly was not so much as a hero but as a villain.        In the movie Ned Kell ...

(4 pages) 41 0 4.7 May/2004

Subjects: History Term Papers > Australian History

Documentary proposal for 'Ned Kelly: Sinner or Saint?"

The latter of Australians know of Ned Kelly. Ned Kelly the outlaw who wore an extraordinary suit of armour, led a fierce gang of bushr ... g more than a notorious criminal who unforgivably chose to take up arms against society. To others, Ned is a national hero, icon of the Australian imagination, and embodiment of the Australian spirit. ... h accompanied by natural sounds. This will establish the setting and mood. After the camera has scanned the area it will track in on a young boy being swept off the banks of a creek. The screen will f ...

(2 pages) 40 1 3.0 May/2004

Subjects: Art Essays > Film & TV Studies

Documentary proposal for 'Ned Kelly: Sinner or Saint?"

The latter of Australians know of Ned Kelly. Ned Kelly the outlaw who wore an extraordinary suit of armour, led a fierce gang of bushr ... g more than a notorious criminal who unforgivably chose to take up arms against society. To others, Ned is a national hero, icon of the Australian imagination, and embodiment of the Australian spirit. ... h accompanied by natural sounds. This will establish the setting and mood. After the camera has scanned the area it will track in on a young boy being swept off the banks of a creek. The screen will f ...

(5 pages) 64 2 4.8 May/2004

Subjects: Art Essays > Film & TV Studies

Ned Kelly: Sinner or Saint?

an outlaw who wore a suit of armour, rode a horse, and challenged the law and its enforcers. Today, Ned Kelly is Australia's greatest mythological character. Icon of the Australian imagination. But wh ... Australian spirit.To answer this question, one must first take a journey into the legend that is Ned Kelly.Ned was born at Beveridge, Victoria, in December 1854. It was during his school years t ...

(4 pages) 26 0 3.0 May/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > Biographies

Ned Kelly, Hero or Villain? The main point which it is trying to make is that Ned Kelly was a hero.

Ned Kelly, Hero or Villain?Dan KellyG'day family and friends of the Kelly Gang,Me name is ...G'day family and friends of the Kelly Gang,Me name is Dan Kelly and as ya'll know I am 'the' Ned Kelly's younger bruver. Was born in 1861 where as Ned was born in 1855.As some of ya'll fell ... ver. Was born in 1861 where as Ned was born in 1855.As some of ya'll fellas would already know, Ned Kelly, me bruver, a hero, was ambushed by the flamin' cops at our campsite. What's this you say? ...

(2 pages) 45 0 4.8 May/2004

Subjects: History Term Papers > Australian History

Ned Kelly

ommiting petty crimes they immigrated to Australia and were given a selection by the government.Ned Kelly started off with petty crimes a harassment charge here and a horse stealing charge there, ... known to the police and when his mother was sentenced to three years in jail for attempted murder; Ned Kelly and his soon to be gang fled into the bush.If Ned Kelly was to return to the 21st cen ...

(1 pages) 40 2 3.8 May/2004

Subjects: History Term Papers > Australian History

Ned Kelly Story

The Ned Kelly storyNed Kelly was born into a life that was surrounded by crime. He was born in 185 ... hat was surrounded by crime. He was born in 1854 in Victoria and was the eldest of eight children. Ned Kelly attended school at Avenel until age 12 when his father died. Before he was born his parent ... he was born his parents were sent from Ireland on a convict ship to Australia for committing crime, Ned's family was poor and were forced to own land as 'selectors', this was a system where families w ...

(4 pages) 44 1 3.6 Oct/2004

Subjects: History Term Papers > Australian History

Changing Perspectives Create Awakenings

"Death in the emergency department: a not so absolutely ordinary rainbow", uses the metaphor of a 'Ned Kelly suit of armour' to describe what he must go through to protect himself from his job becomi ... of Manhood where he uses his personal experience and the motif of compassion to put forward his gained knowledge due to his changing perspectives and attempts to change our point of view. These four ...

(5 pages) 56 0 4.1 Jun/2005

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > World Literature > Poetry

Art Analysis- "Death Of Constable Scanlon" - Sidney Nolan

When Sidney Nolan painted the Ned Kelly series, he was interested in an 'authentic national vision'. The first series was made up ... of 27 paintings from 1946-1947. The paintings all-together form a storyboard, telling the legend of Ned Kelly. One of them in particular is 'Death of Constable Scanlon'.The series, including this one, ... dboard. You can see the many brushstrokes but some objects are painted completely solid for example Ned Kelly himself and the clothes of the constable. The painting is full of things, and it is a scen ...

(2 pages) 21 0 3.0 Sep/2005

Subjects: Art Essays > Works of Art

An analysis of "The Jerilderie letter", to determine whether Ned Kelly is a hero or a villain. Liam Butler

Jerilderie letter would be almost completely obsolete for an historian attempting to assess whether Ned Kelly was a hero or a villain. An historian should look at society's response to Ned Kelly when ... to an answer is to reach a consensus. The Jerilderie letter can at most, give us information about Ned Kelly's life, though whether that information is reliable or not is yet to be seen.The Jerilderi ...

(3 pages) 20 0 0.0 Sep/2006

Subjects: History Term Papers > Australian History

Assess Gallipoli's campaign in shaping the Anzac legend

toms than from the bonds of mateship and the demands of necessity.Australians are particularly inclined to make heroes of noble failures, such as the defeated Eureka rebels, the suicidal 'jolly swagma ... failures, such as the defeated Eureka rebels, the suicidal 'jolly swagman' in Waltzing Matilda, and Ned Kelly and Gallipoli seems to fit this pattern.The Gallipoli campaign was the beginning of true A ...

(1 pages) 2071 0 3.0 Aug/2008

Subjects: History Term Papers > Australian History

Ned Kelly a true Australian icon?

AbstractIn 1880, at 25 years of age, Ned Kelly was charged with murder and subsequently hanged in Melbourne Gaol. He had previously had n ... ns with the law and had served a number of years in prison. Despite his apparent lifetime of crime, Ned Kelly has emerged as one of the most iconic legends of Australian history, best exemplified by t ... eremony of the Sydney Olympics in 2000. This essay analyses one key aspect of the Kelly legend: why Ned Kelly became a hero in North-Eastern Victoria during the 1870s and the 1880s. It draws on a wide ...

(18 pages) 18 0 0.0 Apr/2010

Subjects: History Term Papers > Australian History