Essays Tagged: "Tim Winton"

Tim Wintons "Cloudstreet" an analysis of the novel.

ClOUDSTREETBy Tim WintonThe title, Cloudstreet, although a bit plain, couldn't be more appropriately named as ever ... the house nicknamed Cloudstreet. Winton sets this book around Perth, Western Australia, around the time of the second end of the Second World War over a span of twenty years. From reading other Winto ... ourite of the family, "everyone loves fish" at first I was unclear of why Winton spends such a long time introducing Fish, sort of drilling all of his qualities of mischievousness, and wit into your m ...

(7 pages) 73 0 2.3 Jun/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

There is no one agreed voice through which Australia speaks about Australian identity (includes critques of four Australian texts)

nd will no doubt continue to be for years to come - as demonstrated by the texts An Open Swimmer by Tim Winton, "A Richer Tapestry of Many Identities" by David Williamson, Australia by AD Hope and In ... arwood. As the "Australian identity" becomes increasingly hard to define in these complex, shifting times, many are coming to believe that perhaps there is no such thing.The issue of Australian identi ...

(9 pages) 121 0 4.7 Apr/2004

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Current Issues

Cloudstreet - historical and cultural context

The historical and social context of Tim Winton's Cloudstreet enables the reader to have a deferent understanding of the action and theme ... the 26th. The Nedlands monster features in Cloudstreet because he threatens ordinary peoples lives.Tim Winton constructs the Nedlands monster as a threat to peaces and people's lives. His character i ... ter is constructed as selfishness character as she takes advantage of the Catalina Pilot. 3· Tim Winton text Cloudstreet explores many different social issues the 20 years spanning throughout t ...

(2 pages) 64 0 3.0 May/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

Extended English Essay - "Lockie Leonard, Human Torpedo" and "Lex and Rory"

hat authors and directors can choose but the theme for the novel "Lockie Leonard, Human Torpedo" by Tim Winton, and film "Lex & Rory" is very similar. Both these narratives expressed the same issu ... e authors believe that the popular people have the unhappy lives. In "Lex and Rory", Dai had a hard time telling her father that she wanted to study the arts but he said no to this because he wanted h ...

(6 pages) 33 0 3.0 Jun/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

Concepts of Facing Reality through the texts 'The Riders' by Tim Winton, 'Retrun to Bali' and film 'Snow falling on Cedars'

Reality is something that everybody has to face and deal with. Facing reality can sometimes have a significant effect on themselves as well as those closest to them. This idea is shown t ... mselves as well as those closest to them. This idea is shown throughout the novel, "The Riders", by Tim Winton, the 60 minutes episode, "Return to Bali", and the film "Snow Falling on Cedars". The rea ...

(5 pages) 21 0 3.0 Nov/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

"Cloudstreet" by Tim Winton.

identified through an examination of its conclusion and this is evident in the novel Cloudstreet by Tim Winton. Through close analysis of its conclusion, it can be seen that the main values and attitu ... he Pickleses are lighting up the morning like a dream" (pg 423), reinforcing the idea that spending time with the family can be rewarding. In relation to the rest of the novel, this act of bringing th ...

(7 pages) 62 0 3.7 Aug/2005

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

'Intrinsic to "Cloudstreet" is the family unit out of which a complex fabric of ideas is woven.'

Tim Winton's "Cloudstreet" tells the story of two families forced together in the same house. Throug ... ter "there was good and bad, punishment and reward...But there was love too...even in the miserable times after Fish drowned." This juxtaposition of opposites encapsulates the ebb and flow of family l ... ity and circumstance. As Michael McGirr claims in Go Home Said The Fish, "Winton is nostalgic for a time." Cloudstreet is "an articulate lament for a period of greater moral security, greater cultural ...

(6 pages) 64 3 5.0 Jul/2006

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > World Literature

Essay on "Cloudstreet", by Tim Winton

Values and attitudes surrounding Australian life in 'Cloudstreet'"Cloudstreet" by Tim Winton is an intriguing insight into the lives of two families living in Western Australia durin ... ambling; language; family and sense of place in such a manner that relays typical assertions of the time in which the novel was set, and indeed of this time now.Australians are renowned for being hard ... acification which accompanies it.Cloudstreet was set in the post world war two period of history, a time in which many people still felt strong military connections. Men who had fought for their count ...

(9 pages) 49 0 2.6 Jul/2006

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > World Literature

Essay on unity on "CLoudstreet", by Tim Winton

Tim Winton's "Cloudstreet" tells the story of two working-class families--the God-fearing Lambs and ... ter "there was good and bad, punishment and reward...But there was love too...even in the miserable times after Fish drowned." This juxtaposition of opposites encapsulates the ebb and flow of family l ... ity and circumstance. As Michael McGirr claims in Go Home Said The Fish, "Winton is nostalgic for a time." Cloudstreet is "an articulate lament for a period of greater moral security"--Winton reminds ...

(4 pages) 56 0 3.0 Jul/2006

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > World Literature

Essay: "CLoudstreet", by Tim Winton

out 3 or 4 significant ideas you consider intrinsic to the text and how these ideas are represented.Tim Winton's "Cloudstreet" creates textual integrity in the way that it is written and interpreted t ... nd Pickles. The irony is that when a nation is at war there is really little to distinguish between times of national emergency and the realities of everyday life for battlers like the Lambs and Pickl ...

(6 pages) 48 0 3.0 Jul/2006

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > World Literature

"Neighbours" by Tim Winton allows readers to understand The challenges and ordeals faced by a couple and how it places the reader in a position to observe varying values and attitudes

"Neighbours" by Tim Winton is an intriguing insight into the lives of a young couple who had moved into a Melbournia ... e two couples who had just moved into the new neighborhood. At first the couples were having a hard time fitting in as they saw their neighbors to be a bit odd. A quote wich demonstrates this can be " ... eak watering are not apart of Australian living. Australians try to be more "civilized" and through Tim Wintons Neighbours we learn how we can adapt to these new ways of living.Today it is not unu ...

(4 pages) 25813 0 3.5 Jul/2006

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > World Literature

Montclair Paper Mill - Subject: Evaluating the decision choices for Montclair Paper's APL business

tly and can create difficulty in calculating the unit cost for work performed during a period and ultimately lead to inaccurate production reports.Finally, with respect to Montclair's distribution cen ... Traditional focus has been inward, toward the paper machines. No understanding of downstream market.Tim Winton, the mill manager, exhibits characteristics a level-4 manager No knowledge of supply chai ...

(7 pages) 82 0 0.0 Jul/2006

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Case Studies

Essay on "An Open Swimmer" by Tim Winton - How have key elements of the Western Australian environment address key themes and issues in society?

are reveled to us that shape our understanding and interpretation of a text. In An Open Swimmer by Tim Winton, Winton uses elements of the Western Australian Environment to address key themes and iss ... en you looked closely at the sand, it was not really white, but a motley of gold and black, after a time, the black became dominant." (Pg 35)A representation of a ruined family is evident, as Winton i ...

(8 pages) 2692 0 3.0 Feb/2007

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > World Literature

Gothic Techniques used in Tim Winton's "In the Winter Dark" - 1st Chapter

#146;s “In The Winter Dark” 1st ChapterThe extract from “In The Winter Dark” by Tim Winton clearly contains many typical gothic techniques and stylings. The constant referral to da ... lpless female is often seen in gothic genres to raise tension in the frantically fast paced plot. Ultimately, this adds to the suspense in the climactic sequences later on in the plot.It is clear that ...

(3 pages) 20 1 3.0 Apr/2007

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > World Literature

That Eye The Sky - Supernatural Analysis

inton's presentation of the supernatural in "˜That Eye, The Sky' "˜That Eye, The Sky', by Tim Winton, is a story about love, a boy's vision of the world and the faint line between the natura ... ey do when they're beginning to sleep all wing to wing up under the tin roof of the chookhouse. Sometimes in the night I can hear their poop hit the ground it's so quiet. Sometimes it's so quiet, Dad ...

(5 pages) 11 0 0.0 Nov/2001

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

Characters in novels are important constructs, for they enable the readers to reach an understanding of human experiences and/or relationships: "Cloudstreet" by Winton.

xts for particular audiences in particular contexts to achieve particular purposes. In Cloudstreet, Tim Winton has used the characterisation of Rose Pickles, and those who interact with her, in order ... .' Toby doesn't appreciate Rose, her passion and her dreams, and treats her condescendingly: "Every time she'd open her mouth he'd scowl." However it is not until Toby grossly embarrasses Rose at an e ...

(7 pages) 26 0 4.0 Aug/2007

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > World Literature

The Riders

The Riders, Tim Winton's latest adult novel, thrusts the reader into an emotional and physical journey through t ... ked. "And you claimin to be a workin man." "When Billie - our daughter - was smaller, I worked part-time so I could be with her." Other characters such as Alex and Irma are also subject to the challen ...

(6 pages) 11 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature

Cloudstreet Values and Attitudes

Cloudstreet, a novel written by Tim Winton is an epic tale of two rural families, who through two separate bad incidents, migrate to ... acter values one's luck and fate, from using many scenes taking place over a considerable period of time, in a number of locations. Each character's story and their fate is then able to be told and di ... cterization of Mason (Quick) and Lester Lamb. Throughout the text, Quick and Lester grieve, and sometimes even blame themselves for a terrible incident involving their family member, Fish, tragically ...

(3 pages) 17 0 3.0 Aug/2008

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

"What insights have you gained through the exploration of the human condition." 'Remittance Man','Woman to man' Judith Wright, 'Enter Without So Much As Knocking' Bruce Dawe,'Cloudstreet' Tim Winton.

Wright's 'Remittance Man', and 'Woman To Man'; Bruce Dawe's 'Enter Without So Much As Knocking' and Tim Winton's 'Cloudstreet'. They explore, through a variety of different contexts what is means to b ... chieved unity between it's parents, but also on a higher level, through its birth unity with God, ultimately resolved in Trinity, and that the physical pain experienced during childbirth is only on th ...

(5 pages) 15 0 0.0 Apr/2009

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > Creative Writing > Comparative Essays

How my understanding of "Searching for Identity" has been shaped by Tim Winton's short stories 'Abbreviation' and 'Damaged Goods', and by the novel 'Maestro' by Peter Goldsworthy.

it is this which makes the concept of “Searching for Identity” so captivating and enthralling.Tim Winton explores the ideas within the concept of “Searching for Identity” extensively within hi ... y for personal growth and the attainment of self-knowledge through discovery.‘Abbreviation’ by Tim Winton has shaped my understanding of the concept of “Searching for Identity" through its focus ...

(5 pages) 3924 0 0.0 Oct/2009

Subjects: Literature Research Papers