Australian Literature

  • My First Blog Post

    August 9, 2019 by

    Be yourself; Everyone else is already taken. — Oscar Wilde. This is the first post on my new blog. I’m just getting this new blog going, so stay tuned for more. Subscribe below to get notified when I post new updates.

  • Blog 1

    August 8, 2020 by

    1. Describe an experience in your own life where you seem to have touched something much deeper than your ordinary everyday experience  An experience in my own life which touched something deeper than my every day would have been my school trip to Uluru. In which, we were guided by the indigenous to learn about… Read more

  • Summative Entry

    May 17, 2020 by

    The Nineteenth Century gives me real insights into human and social issues that are still current in the 21st century.  Throughout this unit, through blogging many mediums that explore into the 19th century literature has taught me insight about the social issues that prevailed during its time. From the prominent issues that plagued the 19th… Read more

  • 3/ Peer Review

    April 26, 2020 by

    Jessica Aramini Hi Jessica, I thought your blog on “An Extensive Landscape near Paris” by Hubert Robert was well executed. I liked how you explored the themes of the painting and provided an explanation as to what the Romantics valued and correlating it to the subject matter towards the selected painting. It really establishes your… Read more

  • 4/ Creative Blog

    April 26, 2020 by

    3/ Write a letter to Louisa Gradgrind trying to make her feel better for what has happened to her in her life.  Dear Louisa Gradgrind,   I pity you, on the difficulties you’ve faced in enduring a lack of imagination and humanity that has been a result of your father’s instilment of always sticking to the… Read more

  • 3/ Critical Blog

    April 5, 2020 by

    1/ Which painting made the strongest impression on you and how did it amplify your understanding of any of the literary themes that we have been exploring.  French 18th century enlightenment artist, Francis Boucher, and his painting, ‘A Young Lady Holding a Pug Dog’, held the strongest impression for me with its representation of enlightenment… Read more

  • 2/ Peer Review

    April 5, 2020 by

    Lauren Perry’s blog Hi Lauren, I thought your blog on Wise passiveness was well done. I believe you provided great explanations and textual evidence, quoting William Wordsworth’s poem “Expostulation and Reply” providing context, of Wordsworth’s circumstances and beliefs that establish the term wise passiveness. This helps in making the reader better understand what Wise passiveness… Read more

  • 1/ Peer Review

    March 12, 2020 by

    Hi Cameron, your blog post about the concerns expressed in Pandaemonium and its relevance to the 21st century was well written. You’ve delved into the film’s contents by exploring and providing insight to the excerpts that stood out to you, being the 19th century rebellion and their political protests. Not only that you’ve contrasted it… Read more

  • 2/ Creative Blog

    March 12, 2020 by

    “Wise Passiveness”- describe a moment in your own life where such a phrase might apply. Wordsworth’s poem “Expostulation and Reply”, is a response towards his friend’s anti-romantic views attempting to place emphasis that his man-made sources of knowledge and society cannot compare to the experiences of nature.   Wordsworth’s line “Wise Passiveness” refers to a phenomenon… Read more

  • 1/ Critical Blog

    March 5, 2020 by

    Are you in agreement with Dorothy Wordsworth’s reactions to S.T. Coleridge’s domestic life? Say why you agree or disagree.  Dorothy Wordsworth’s criticism of Coleridge’s lifestyle in expanding his poetry through adventures by sacrificing his domestic lifestyle is not something I can fully agree with. Whilst Dorothy may have a point in learning to experience nature… Read more

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