Beneath The Clouds Analysis

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I am analysing Beneath Clouds within context to ‘Representing Australia’, and the key components relating to the text such as prejudice, racism and colonialism in Australia. In particular I will research the effects that colonialism has had on the new generation of Indigenous Australians . The text Beneath the Clouds; a journey of two teenagers in remote Australia, characters Lena and Vaughn are drawn together as their lives take the same path to Sydney. The debateable romantic relationship between the two is ambiguous, portraying an unspoken connection, with an approach toward aboriginal life, post colonialism, a colourful representation where I will also explore the effects of racism and prejudice from an adolescent standpoint. My research will focus on the…show more content…
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