Through this confrontation Noonuccal force them to discover the loss of land to the industrialisation which ultimately changes the moral toward the aboriginal community. This notion is elucidated through the quote “Hard bitumen around your feet”. The quote creates a juxtaposition of two distinct cultures through the use of personification of the “tree” and the diction of the words “hard bitumen and around”. The effort of personifying “the tree” allows us to see how much the indigenous Australians value their ethnic and culture while the diction of the word “Hard and around” metaphorically reveals the Aboriginal connection to the land as being lost and trapped inside the modernised world of the white Europeans. It is this juxtaposition of the two cultures that allows the responders to see the loss of indigenous bond to nature to industrialisation.
However, these dominant versions work to silence or marginalize particular groups in Australian society. These groups include non-Anglos, women and the indigenous people. On the other hand, the Secret River and ‘We are Going’ challenge the conventional settlement, and foreground the ‘secret river’ of violence and bloodshed which occurred during the forceful takeover of the land. The two texts similarly employ the representations of people, places, events and things to construct a resistant reading. The people featured in both the novel and the poem are employed by the authors to support their resistant
Andy Goldsworthy is an environmental artist who is mainly concerned with the natural world. His artworks can be analyzed through the Postmodern Frame; he uses natural and found materials such as leaves, sticks, rocks and spit to form his sculptures and challenges the notion of the art object as permanent and valuable. He also documents his works through photography, a non-traditional art medium, due to their transitory nature. He intends to amuse the audience and question their use of the environment. One of his artworks, "Midsummer Snowballs" (2000), consists of thirteen oversize snowball sculptures formed out of concealed pieces of natural materials, including river pebbles, ears of barley and feathers.
Browning over-exaggerates the features and beauty of the nature of England almost making them come alive with her use of personification. The poem is very descriptive and also plays on all the five senses. She shows the sense of taste with the use of the word ‘sweeter’ in line 12, ‘ Made sweeter for the step upon the grass’ and also line 20, ‘Fed full of noises by invisible streams,’ the sense of hearing is shown using the word ‘noises.’ Browning also used the repetition to give the reader a sense of continuity. She shows that nature is evergreen and will be omnipresent in this world. This can be seen with the repetition of words like ‘the’ and ‘and’.
Devil's Playground Summary: Devils Playground by Lucy Walker shows an Amish community and techniques to persuade the viewer to adopt attitudes and values that Walker has of the Amish. Documentaries not only present facts and versions of reality, they make comments on society, which are often used to influence personal perspective and opinion. The documentary, Devil's Playground produced by Lucy Walker uses the techniques of selection of omission, editing, music and sound and camera angles to bring attention to issues in our society revolving around the Amish community and their rumspringa rituals. Walker presents us with an observation of both the Amish society and the "English society" that the Amish teenagers experience with, this observation,
Payne loved the mountains. He loved to hike and spend time in the outdoors but most of all he loved to paint them. Payne was one of the few people that truly appreciated the natural beauty that he found in “South Sierra Lake” somewhere in the Sierra Nevada
A symbol is an object that represents an idea, and the snowman in To Kill a Mockingbird is one of the major symbols discussed. One day in Maycomb, it snows, but not a lot. Jem and his younger sister, Scout, decide to make a snowman. This snowman is a symbol for many different reasons and they all end up with the topic of racism. The snowman is one of the many symbols that Harper Lee uses in To Kill a Mockingbird.
Jian Wu ESL 15/ Dr. Adams The art is all over the world, there are so many different type of art, such as painting, sculpture, and graffiti. People have different idea about the art; like different type of arts. Dorothy Allison in her essay “This Is Our World” shows how these types of art provokes. She points out about art were well made because of her stories. Allison proved the art is subjective.
Distinctively visual.... Distinctively visual uses the universality of visual techniques to make connections between the text and the audience. This then provokes the audience into reflecting upon the deeper meaning of the text. This allows Henry Lawson to communicate with his audience through the use of powerful images. Henry Lawson’s purpose in composing his short stories is to portray the hardships endured by his characters in overcoming life in the Australian bush. The audience is able to make connections with the text through the use of visual techniques which open the reader to the composers’ point of view.
The stories are often disturbing, delving deep into the realm of human emotion. He uses vivid imagery to describe the setting, often using the environmental aspects of the story to set the tone, or metaphorically to describe inner battles or feelings. Perhaps to convey just how powerfully McLeod uses language, we need not go past the title of the story I have studied. However I will tell you a little about it so that you can understand