Essays Tagged: "Bruce Dawe"

Examines the use of Satire within eminent australian poet , Bruce Dawe's, work.

tion of various flaws in the way society is run, various lifestyles and various traditions/rituals. Bruce Dawe an eminent Australian poet often uses the technique of satire to display his views upon v ...

(5 pages) 35 0 4.0 Aug/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature > Poetry

Bruce Dawe's ability to concentrate experience into vivid and memorable images is discussed, referring to Big Jim and Life-Cycle.

THE POETRY OF BRUCE DAWEOne of the marks of a great poet is the ability to concentrate experience into vivid and m ... e images. Discuss, referring to at least two poems.Over the forty-three years between 1954 and 1997 Bruce Dawe wrote more than 150 poems, each one a reflection or reaction to what was happening in his ... riting.Dawe, now aged 74, has grown up surrounded by the suburban Australian culture. Born in 1930, Bruce Dawe grew up in suburban Geelong, Victoria. Dawe was the fourth child, born into a family wher ...

(6 pages) 33 0 4.6 Apr/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > World Literature > Poetry

Interview relating to Bruce Dawe's Poems.

Interviewer: Today we have Bruce Dawe on the show, prominent Australian Poet. Good Morning Mr. Dawe.Dawe: Good morning.Intervie ...

(3 pages) 33 0 2.0 Jun/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > World Literature > Poetry

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

poets celebrated this quality in the Australian soldiers of World War I, World War II and Vietnam. Bruce Dawe reflecting on the Vietnam War in his poem "Homecoming," Dawe expresses his horror at the ...

(6 pages) 95 1 4.3 Aug/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

Bruce Dawe Presentation In what ways is Dawe an 'Australian Poet'? Illustrate your answer by referring to three poems in some detail.

Bruce Dawe is Australia's most popular poet due to a variety of qualities of his poetry. His poetry ... sues that are interesting and influencing life in Australia. In this presentation, I shall describe Bruce Dawe's unique qualities that made him the popular poet he is today, through examples and extra ... social lives revolve around. Thus, it speaks to us all in a way that "Blood red sunsets" never will.Bruce Dawe sprinkles the language of football liberally: "Carn ... streamers...scarfed ...Demons...S ...

(3 pages) 35 0 3.0 Mar/2005

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

Analysis of Bruce Dawe and his Poetry

Bruce Dawe is one of the most inspirational and truthful poets of our time. Born in 1930, in Geelong ... im. The statement 'The poet's role is to challenge the world they see around them' is very true for Bruce Dawe, as his main purpose in his poetry was to depict the unspoken social issues concerning th ... sists of. His job consists of hanging criminals as a punishment for the crimes they have committed. Bruce Dawe writes this poem from the hang mans perspective, it tells the audience how he feels about ...

(5 pages) 40 0 3.7 Jun/2005

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > World Literature > Authors

Bruce Dawe

of poems of a man commonly regarded as Australia's greatest living poet from 1950 to 1990. Through Bruce Dawe's poetry the true Australian persona has arisen to global knowledge.One of Bruce Dawes mo ... ad and kick whoever's down". Clearly, Dawe is conscious of the changes affecting Australian persona.Bruce Dawe often uses humour to devastating effect. In Pigeons also are a way of life, a city counci ...

(5 pages) 38 0 4.6 Aug/2005

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > World Literature > Poetry

In speaking for those who have no means of speaking, Bruce Dawe has succeeded in writing poetry that has universal appeal.

The universal appeal of Bruce Dawe's poems lie in the poet's passion in speaking for those who have no means of speaking. In ... criticism of war and its outcome becomes a voice with a loud microphone for the untimely dead youth.Bruce Dawe has earned a name as a poet of much repute throughout the world because his poems speak f ...

(5 pages) 30 0 4.7 Jun/2006

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > World Literature > Poetry

Feature Article on Consumerism

every strata of society. This of course, only accelerated our culture's slide into super-affluenza. Bruce Dawe - a noted cynical poet who writes about society's issues with consumerism wrote a poem ca ... V show "Absolutely Fabulous", 'we backstab and bitch and tear each other to pieces, its delicious'. Bruce Dawe's poem Enter Without so much as Knocking explores the pressures of our materialistic soci ...

(5 pages) 57 1 4.0 Aug/2006

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Society and community

"Our verious rites of passage define who we are": reference to stimulus, Peter Goldsworthey's "Maestro", and two of your own choice.

assage of the young Paul Crabbe, and his journey into adulthood. Similarly, "Life Cycle", a poem by Bruce Dawe also shows the rites of passage that young Victorians go through that eventually define t ... emistically referring to romantic involvement, despite his marriage to Rosie.The poem Life Cycle by Bruce Dawe shows how the influence of the VFL (Victorian Football League) has become a religion to t ...

(5 pages) 38 1 5.0 Dec/2006

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature

Sylvia Plath

poems you will be drawing from in the construction of your argument.The poetry of Sylvia Plath and Bruce Dawe differ considerably in style, context and language. Bruce Dawe is the one contemporary po ... without confronting the obstacle of society. By analysing the anti-war poem, "˜Homecoming' of Bruce Dawe, and the meditating poem, "˜The arrival of the beebox,' of Sylvia Plath, the mention ...

(8 pages) 1077 0 3.0 Apr/2001

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

Bruce Dawe Poetry

Dawe as an Australian poet? Illustrate your answer in some way detail with reference to three poems.Bruce Dawe, a well renowned Australian poet was born in 1930 in Geelong, Victoria. He was an altoget ... bove expericances have brought Dawe to write the poetry he has in "˜Sometimes Gladness." Bruce Dawe, who was once portrayed as "an ordinary man with a difference" writes about ordinar ...

(4 pages) 3664 0 3.0 Jul/2001

Subjects: Literature Research Papers


Bruce Dawe's perspectives towards consumerism are negative, exploiting, corrupting, and influential. ... spects of consumerism. The study of supplementary materials has also supported the understanding of Bruce Dawe's perspectives and concept of consumerism.Breakthrough is a science term that usually sug ... priority of birthdays celebration and the understanding of life is no long necessary.In conclusion, Bruce Dawe has effectively conveyed his message regarding the negative effect of consumerism through ...

(4 pages) 36 0 0.0 Aug/2001

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

An Analysis of the poem 'Homecoming' by Bruce Dawe

An Analysis of 'Homecoming'In twenty-five lines of dramatic and saddening poetry, Bruce Dawe's "Homecoming" describes to the audience the tragedies of war, the return of the young bo ... dies of the soldiers from the Vietnam War and the lack of respect that was given to these soldiers. Bruce Dawe was born 15 February 1930, he is an Australian poet who began writing poetry at the age o ... the bodies of the soldiers as they returned home from the war.BIBLIOGRAPHY:the poem 'Homecoming' by Bruce Dawe

(2 pages) 22927 0 5.0 Oct/2007

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > World Literature

Genesis 2

Analysis of the poem : Genesis, by Bruce DaweBruce Dawe, an Australian poet, has written the poem 'Genesis'. The poem compares the begi ...

(4 pages) 9 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature > Poetry


Bruce Dawe's "Homecoming" is a deeply moving poem, which follows the long journey home for the corps ... iers are referred to as "them"- they are no longer people, they are no longer worth anything to war.Bruce Dawe effectively uses imagery to create a vividness in the reader's mind. One of the most haun ...

(1 pages) 25 1 5.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American > Poetry

"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.

ough a series of texts by Australian Authors. Judith Wright's 'Remittance Man', and 'Woman To Man'; Bruce Dawe's 'Enter Without So Much As Knocking' and Tim Winton's 'Cloudstreet'. They explore, throu ...

(5 pages) 15 0 0.0 Apr/2009

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > Creative Writing > Comparative Essays

Death Poetry Analysis

he reader feel his pain; he no longer cares about the moon and the stars because his heart is empty.Bruce Dawe's "Homecoming" manipulates the audience to view the tragedies of war and the lack of resp ...

(4 pages) 22 0 0.0 Sep/2009

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

Enter without so much as knocking.

e mind of humans in attempt of increasing our understanding of the world and what occurs around us. Bruce Dawe's poem 'Enter without so much as knocking' effectively challenges our thinking of Journey ... rneys. Through structural and language feature the poem can more effectively challenge the audience.Bruce Dawe effectively is able to challenge our thinking through structural features such as enjambm ...

(1 pages) 0 0 0.0 Jan/2014

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

Bruce Dawe homecoming

personal experiences and public issues. How has Dawe explored these separate these different realms.Bruce Dawe is a famous and iconic Australian poet; his poems feature his numerous personal experienc ... ems feature his numerous personal experiences and opinions about the futility and brutality of war. Bruce Dawe oft questions the need and validity of war; he talks about the dehumanization and utter b ...

(2 pages) 0 0 0.0 Jun/2014

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > World Literature > Poetry