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Olive as tragic hero: Summer of the Seventeenth Doll

<b>Below is the text of a talk I gave at the Wheeler Centre last month as part of the series Australian Literature 101. I was asked to discuss Ray</b> …

The Man from Snowy River

The Man from Snowy River (1982)<p>clip<p>'A stripling, on a small and weedy beast' clip 3<p>Original classification rating: PG. This clip chosen to be PG<p>Clip …

Australian Literature 101: Ray Lawler: Summer of the Seventeenth Doll

Tips for VCE exam: improving "depth" of ideas

Improving the sophistication of your essays: language analysis<p><b>1. Where appropriate</b> use signposts throughout the paragraph as you move from the “big …

The Cult of Masculinity

<b>Think about it…</b><p>When you are sitting on public transport, enjoying your daily commute to work, and you notice an extraordinarily attractive gentleman …

People always think history ends today

Tracing's one's lineage does not, in fact, have a great reputation. Though many people I spoke to declared their indifference to genealogy, it was …

Personal growth and change: The Doll and Mind of a Thief

Also see “Identity and Belonging“.<p><b>Change and development: personal growth in Summer of the seventeenth Doll</b> <br>(by Dr Jennifer Minter, English Works)<p>In …

Literature

Summer of the Seventeenth Doll

In the <i>Summer of the Seventeenth Doll</i> ,(1955) Australian playwright Ray Lawler shows how changing experiences and circumstances often force us to …

The Legend turns fifty

IN 1938, the extreme nationalist and Anglophobe, Percy Reginald Stephensen, yearned for someone “who can project Australian history on to an …

The Australian identity crisis

<b>It’s time Australian children were taught something positive and interesting about Australian history and identity, says Ash Kelso.</b><p>It’s a strange …

The Lies We Tell Ourselves: Resiliency and Nostalgic Reverie

Nowadays, we call these false recollections "nostalgia." But do we mean when we use this term? Is there a formal definition? And why does this matter in today's sometime grim world?<p>Over the recent winter holiday my family once again got out the old photographs.<p>Because I was visiting my …

20th Century

The Mask You Live In

Dear young men: The old stereotypes of what it is to be a 'man' are a load of rubbish

I want to tell you what I wish I’d been told, as I bumbled through the awkward years between 15 and 25.<p>This whole letter might sound self-important, …

Masculinity, Gender Roles, and T.V. Shows from the 1950s

The 1950s nuclear family emerged in the post WWII era, as Americans faced the imminent threat of destruction from their Cold War enemies. The ideal …

Elderly People Look At Their Younger Reflections In This Beautiful Photo Series By Tom Hussey

‘Reflections of The Past’ is an award-winning photo series by commercial advertising photographer Tom Hussey. The photographs show an elderly person …

“Boys don’t cry” stereotypes harm masculinity

By Ashley Altus<br>Reporter<p>“Man up” is a phrase some men, and even some women, have heard in their lifetime.<br>The Baylor Lariat sat down with Dr. Mark …

Examiners reveal secret VCE exam tips

• Question 1 on exam 1 has been about differentiation for the last seven years – it's likely to be the same again this year.<br>• Exam 1 questions test your …

How Do Young Aussies Respond When Asked To Describe Themselves?

As the description on the <b>1DENTITIES</b> tumblr, where the accompanying images are collected for your perusal, reads: “Our identity is everything. It is …

From Empire to Independence: The British Raj in India 1858-1947

1858: Beginning of the Raj<p>In 1858, British Crown rule was established in India, ending a century of control by the East India Company. The life and death struggle that preceded this formalisation of British control lasted nearly two years, cost £36 million, and is variously referred to as the …

Dear Mr. Premier

“The boy watched his mother’s pale toes curl in the pyre. They refused to be taken, bending and twisting in gruesome angles. Slowly, she was …

Old India vs New India

Living, exploring, stumbling and fighting are the new cardinal rules Change is the word.<p>Walking down the streets of India, one can’t resist getting …

India Tourism Promotion Video

India Tourism & Vacation 2016 (HD)

Decolonization and Nationalism Triumphant: Crash Course World History #40

Coldplay - Hymn For The Weekend (Official Video)

Imperialism: Crash Course World History #35

South Africa's Post Apartheid Generation

South Africa

The Life and Death of Steven Biko

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Apartheid in South Africa - Documentary on Racism | Interviews with Black & Afrikaner Leaders | 1957

Apartheid