Essays Tagged: "Gwen Harwood"

'The Origin of Species' by Charles Darwin.

thing can advance. This aspect of change is presented in a number of texts, including The Poetry of Gwen Harwood, 'The Origin of Species' by Charles Darwin, the feature film 'Memento' directed by Chri ... ective change; every living thing is experiencing constant change, but that change is individual.In Gwen Harwood's poem, 'The Glass Jar', the change undergone is one in which a young boy grows in matu ...

(6 pages) 125 0 4.5 May/2003

Subjects: Science Essays > Biology > Charles Darwin

Changing Self .

t is the apprehension of this process that motivates a number of texts. These include the poetry of Gwen Harwood, 'Sky High' from the prescribed booklet Changing, and other related material including ... f change in time the texts cover a range of physical, psychological, cultural and aesthetic aspects.Gwen Harwoods poetry explores the relationship between the nature of the changing self and the facto ...

(7 pages) 139 1 4.6 Jun/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > World Literature

HSC Changing Self- Gwen Harwood (Prize-Giving and The Glass Jar).

sayHow do composers use texts to explore concepts of Changing Self? Discuss ideas and techniques.In Gwen Harwood's poems Prize-Giving and The Glass Jar, the prescribed text Sky-High, and the novel Whi ... hniques to investigate and illustrate concepts of Changing Self effectively. The ideas looked at in Gwen Harwood's poetry include imagery, retrospect, metaphor, and inversion of the connotation of adj ...

(4 pages) 80 0 2.0 Jul/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > World Literature > Poetry

HSC Area of Study Changing Self (Gwen Harwood).

ponds to the events that occur. Each different persona will have different reactions, as evident in Gwen Harwood's poems Prize-Giving and The Glass Jar, the prescribed text Sky-High, Zadie Smith's nov ... ng the responder to empathise with the persona.Maturation and empathy are also important aspects of Gwen Harwood's poem The Glass Jar. The response to the changes experienced by the small boy is a lar ...

(10 pages) 121 0 3.3 Jul/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > World Literature > Poetry

Write an essay comparing one Judith Wright poem and one Gwen Harwood poem with an issue or theme from The Wedding of Zein.doc.

In Tayel Salih's "the wedding of Zein", Judith Wright's poem "The precipice" and Gwen Harwood's "The spelling prize", all three texts describe an individual's uniqueness and differe ... o bring up an issue or a conflict with the society, as well as in a reflection of human nature.Both Gwen Harwood's poem and "the wedding of Zein" concentrate on describing the relationship among peopl ... on of Zein, but I see the woman's suicide as an issue, because I pay sympathy on her.The persona in Gwen Harwood's "The spelling prize" feel ironically ashamed after winning the prize; prize means oth ...

(5 pages) 28 0 3.0 Sep/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > World Literature > Poetry

"Changes in a person are often the result of their learning more about themselves and how they fit into the world around them." Discuss this statement.

r that often accompanies change as Holub urges the responder to allow change to 'enter'. Similarly, Gwen Harwood's poem, 'The Glass Jar', reflects not only a child's fear of change, or self-discovery, ... ch change evokes fear by forcing us to abandon comfort zones and presenting us with new challenges. Gwen Harwood's poem 'The Glass Jar' vividly traces the fear and trepidation of growing up commonly f ...

(11 pages) 156 0 4.4 Nov/2003

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Philosophy

Gwen Harwood's Poetry a speech on spiritual/philosophical beliefs.

Hello everyone. I'm here to talk about Gwen Harwood's poetry and how it reflects her spiritual/philosophical beliefs about life, death and ... oul or spirit, while philosophical is to do with the study of the causes and laws of all things. In Gwen Harwood's poems The Glass Jar an At Mornington, she uses spiritual or philosophical beliefs to ... derstand. Therefore 'The Glass Jar' is a good example for the comment of R.F Bressinden as it shows Gwen Harwood's spiritual/philosophical beliefs about life, death and our place in the world.'At Morn ...

(2 pages) 46 0 3.3 Dec/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

How is Gwen Harwood's poetry received in 1960's and in 2003 also make reference to one critical essay from the 1960's?

in hand, while context is the circumstances or facts that surround a particular situation or event. Gwen Harwood's poems are received differently between the 1960's and 2003 as the context changes. Al ... viewed in different time periods, in different ways. Chris Wallace-Crabbe wrote a critical essay on Gwen Harwood Poetry in 1969 this could show how the poetry was received during the period of 1960's ...

(7 pages) 43 0 4.3 Jan/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

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

"A Richer Tapestry of Many Identities" by David Williamson, Australia by AD Hope and In the Park by Gwen Harwood. As the "Australian identity" becomes increasingly hard to define in these complex, shi ... y.As Tim Winton discusses the struggle of a young man establishing his identity in An Open Swimmer, Gwen Harwood challenges the dominant Australian ideas of the 1970s + gender identities through the d ...

(9 pages) 121 0 4.7 Apr/2004

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Current Issues

English Assessment - Scrapbook 'CHANGING SELF'

English Assessment - Scrapbook'CHANGING SELF'TEXT 1 - 'Father and Child' by Gwen Harwood (Poem)Gwen Harwood is the author of the poem 'Father and Child'. Told in first person, ... s between a father and child over time; growing up and growing old and coping with death and sorrow.Gwen Harwood portrays the change from innocence to experience in her poem 'Father and Child', she de ...

(4 pages) 33 1 4.3 Jul/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > World Literature > Poetry

Essay on Area of Study Texts

ESSAYThe poetry of Gwen Harwood, Hannah Roberts piece 'Sky High' from the 'changing' booklet and Ray Bradbury's novel ' ...

(3 pages) 19 0 3.0 Oct/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

The Poetry of Gwen Harwood - Year 12 Advanced English Reading Assessment Task. "A Fire-talented Tongue" (R. F. Brissenden).

The Poetry of Gwen Harwood- Year 12 Advanced EnglishReading Assessment Task."A Fire-talented Tongue"(R. F. Brissen ... ectiveness of the comparison between Harwood and the goddess Athena.Brissenden effectively compares Gwen Harwood's "debut" to the birth of the Greek goddess Athena. Indeed, the two are both "formidabl ... She always worked to prevent war, but once war had been joined she fought efficiently for her side. Gwen Harwood also possessed these qualities - a gentle and introspective poet, she was certainly dan ...

(9 pages) 39 0 1.0 Mar/2005

Subjects: Art Essays

Change is a process - preliminary HSC essay

by Peter Goldsworthy, the short story Sky-High by Hannah Robert, the poem The Glass Jar composed by Gwen Harwood and the film Good Will Hunting demonstrate these concepts of change in great detail. Th ... e natural progression of maturation and change of perspectives is exemplified through the poetry of Gwen Harwood and its ability to explore the continuity of the changing human experience. In the poem ...

(5 pages) 53 1 3.5 May/2005

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > World Literature

To what extent can 'The Violets' be seen as a representative of the poetic qualities and concerns of Harwood's work?

ussion on a detailed analysis of this poem and one of the other set poems.Through the collection of Gwen Harwood's works there are evident traits, qualities, concerns and thematic ideas that are broug ... e two works. Forevermore there is clear evidence that these two works combined show a collection of Gwen Harwood's main themes and ideas expressed in all of her works.

(6 pages) 26 0 4.0 Feb/2007

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > World Literature > Poetry

Gwen Harwood- Arguing the value of her poetry in the use of the HSC- literary techniques, quotes etc.

Gwen Harwood Essay supporting use in the HSC:The work of Gwen Harwood should be acknowledged in curr ... Examples of poems that illustrate my argument include The Glass Jar, Prize giving and At Mornington.Gwen Harwood illustrates through her writing a wide variety of subjects that provide a high level of ... it is clear that it should be kept in the advanced course, if only for their benefit.Bibliography- Gwen Harwood's poems- "The glass jar", "prize giving" and "at mornington"

(4 pages) 28 0 3.0 Mar/2007

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > World Literature > Poetry

Assess the impact the application of a particular reading can have upon a poem in relations to Gwen Harwood's poetry. (Feature article)

dings' have upon the meaning interpreted, and more importantly the meaning overlooked, in regard to Gwen Harwood's poetry.A consideration of Gwen Harwood's poetry emphasises the effect context has on ... able to create such demons; to be able to instil such fear but also we see how delicate it is. For Gwen Harwood, childhood and the inner self are both very much characteristic focuses for many of her ...

(7 pages) 16 0 4.3 Apr/2007

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > World Literature > Poetry

Issues reflected in "The Precipice" by Judith Wright and "In the Park" by Gwen Hardwood

In the two poems “The Precipice” by Judith Wright and “In the Park” by Gwen Harwood, the issues raised include motherhood, war and the environment.In “The Precipice&# ... ve discussed important issues including motherhood, the environment and war. Both Judith Wright and Gwen Harwood have challenged the Australian stereotypical mother by displaying an extreme alternativ ...

(5 pages) 14 0 5.0 May/2007

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > World Literature > Poetry

Gwen Harwood Gender Analysis

Gwen Harwood: Gender Analysis The patriarchy of the society within the context of which poet Gwen Ha ... s observed, sometimes criticized and often challenged in the collection of poems found in the text 'Gwen Harwood, Selected Poems'. The representation of the images of men, women and gender differences ...

(4 pages) 27 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature > Poetry

Gwen harwood selcted poety essay "every text has its use by date"

t, and thus it will always have importance to responders. This is especially true for the poetry of Gwen Harwood, in particular ‘The Glass Jar’ and ‘Alter Ego’ which lend themselve ... ’ will never have a ‘use-by date’.BibliographyTexts prescribed for hsc english courseGwen harwood selected poetry

(5 pages) 5 0 0.0 Jun/2008

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > World Literature > Poetry

The Feminine Voice: Gwen Harwood

sonnets, “In the Park,” and “Suburban Sonnet: Boxing Day,” the Australian poet Gwen Harwood uses the generic conventions of poetry to construct a central persona who, through thei ... identity and voice of the central persona in poetry is integral in reading a poem. Such is true for Gwen Harwood’s sonnets “In the Park,” and “Suburban Sonnet: Boxing Day,” wh ...

(4 pages) 11 0 0.0 Aug/2008

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > World Literature > Poetry