Enter Without So Much As Knocking By Bruce Dawe

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Consumerism is a social phenomenon that is becoming progressively common in the modern world. It is the belief that the happiness and wellbeing of a person depends on the consumption of material goods. Consumerism has played a huge role in shaping today’s society; it also manipulates us into believing that we as consumers must have the best things in life. Consumerism is an ever changing process that will only grow bigger in the future. Its effect on society is demonstrated through three of Bruce Dawe’s poems, ‘Enter without So Much As Knocking, Abandonment of Autos and Televistas. It is also seen in the 3rd instalment of the toy story franchise and in the lyrics of Blue Slide Park. Society constantly has to adapt to the ever changing trends
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