• Poem Home Coming Bruce Dawe
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    The poem "Homecoming" originates from Bruce Dawe. Its journey depicts the aspects of war and its devastations upon human individuals. Using mainly the Vietnam War as a demonstration for its destructions. Within this poem Bruce Dawe dramatizes the homecoming of Australian veterans' bodies from Vietnam. This is clearly an anti-war poem, reproducing the sentiments of those who opposed the time when this war occurred. The poem starts of in what seems to be a monotone. With many simple verbs such as...
  • Bruce Dawe Ruth Power Family
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    Analysis and semiotics in Harold Pinter's the Homecoming Hamed Jamal pour English Literature (M. A) +9809126756043 As Hamed Jamal pour discussed in Harold Pinter's "The Homecoming" one of the important themes is power. Many of the characters try to exert power. Many of the characters try to exert power over others through various means such as sexuality and intelligence. The use of violence within the household is believed by the men to be the most important tool of power. However, when Ruth, th...
  • Consuming Bruce Dawe Consumerism Song Cartoon
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    Consumerism Consumerism refers to the practice of consuming or a typical state of mind in a free market context and by consumerism, we are talking about a concern, even an obsession with owning and consuming material things. I have studied a number of texts including two of Bruce Dawe's poems, namely "Enter Without so Much as Knocking" and "Breakthrough." I have studied and analysed a song from Jennifer Lopez, entitled "Love Don't Cost a Thing" and a cartoon from Michael Leunig. These texts have...
  • Bruce Dawe And Poems
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    Bruce Dawe was born in 1930, in Victoria. He grew up to be Australia's best selling and most popular poet. His successful poetry book 'Sometimes gladness's old over 100, 000 copies since its initial publication. Quite a lot of Dawe's poems express and analyze consumerism. Consumerism is present in the three poems 'Enter without so much as knocking', 'Televistas' and 'Breakthrough' In the poem 'Enter without so much as knocking' consumerism is a major issue throughout the text. The poem introduce...
  • Argumentative Essay On Bruce Dawe
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    Bruce Dawe feels strongly drawn to comment on what he would regard as the social evils of this day. Respond to this statement, referring to at least THREE poems you have studied this year. Bruce Dawe is an Australian poet who often writes about the social evils of today. He expresses strong emotions and morals, through his poetry, on current issues of the society, hence often leaving the reader with many unanswered questions and therefore persuading them to reconsider their values. With the ...
  • Bruce Dawe People Life World
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    'The poet's role is to challenge the world the see around them.' How far is this true for the poetry of Bruce Dawe? How (ie through what techniques) Does Dawe achieve this? Discuss a maximum of 2 poems. Bruce Dawe is one of the most inspirational and truthful poets of our time. Born in 1930, in Geelong, most of Dawe's poetry concerns the common person - his poems are a recollection on the world and issues around him. The statement 'The poet's role is to challenge the world they see around them.'...
  • Manifested By An Obsession With Consumer Dawe Life Society
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    Remember man from dust you come and to dust you shall return. This is a central idea of Bruce Dawe's work; no matter mow many materialistic items we acquire and consume, we all end up in the same place. Dawe's poems are a recollection on the world and issues around him. His aim was to depict the social problems concerning the common Australian suburban resident. This is evident through his mocking approach to these issues. Bruce Dawe's work, Enter without so much as knocking and Americanized ar...
  • Homecoming Bruce Dawe
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    "Homecoming" by Bruce Dawe describes the homecoming of dead Australian Soldiers from the Vietnamese War, (lines 2-3). The poem has its poet expressing his opinions on man's response to wars, their longing need to have them brought home and the brutality and futility of wars upon the human race as a whole. Basically, "Homecoming" is a lamentation or a song for the souls lost in wars. I chose this poem because it portrays the themes of Death, Loneliness, Sorrow and the outcome of wars. On a person...