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  • James Vance Marshall based his novel walkabout on this.In this novel

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    Vance Marshall based his novel walkabout on this.In this novel Mary the eldest of the two children is a very complicated and interesting character Walkabout Two American Children were stranded in the middle of the Australian desert due to an airplane crash. The children were stranded all by themselves or so they thought. The only reason they survived is because they met an aborigine boy. James Vance Marshall based his novel walkabout on this. In this novel Mary the eldest of the

  • The Novel Walkabout

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    Walkabout- 1/4-In this section of the book Peter and Mary wake up to find themselves stranded in the Australian Outback due their plane crashing. The pilot and the other passengers were killed when the plane exploded, but Peter and Mary got out just in time. Then they began to wander in search of food in a nearby gully. Mary and Peter woke up the next day and walked forward through the gully. Then found a fruit called quondong. Later Peter thought he heard something and turned around the find and

  • Walkabout

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    Walkabout Walkabout is about a young girl, her younger brother, and a bush boy who fight for survival in the Australian desert. James Vance Marshall, the author, shows many problems of survival that the children are faced with, throughout their journey in the Australian desert. Some of the barriers that they are faced with are: language barrier, unfamiliar surroundings and the lack of essential items. Survival in the wilderness can be challenging, however one must be able to overcome these barriers

  • How The Two White Children Survive In Walkabout

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    How The Two White Children Survive In Walkabout There are many reasons as to how the two white children (Peter and Mary) survived in 'Walkabout'. Some of these reasons were due to elements of luck, others were by making the right critical decisions, whilst having physical and mental strength and determination and how they adopted to their alienated environment. To summarise briefly Peter and Mary were two white children who were heading from Charleston to Adelaide when unexpectedly the

  • Stereotypical Roles of Australian Males

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    Stereotypical Roles of Australian Males The typical Australian: lazy, beer guzzling, faded blue singlets, thongs, slang words. This is the dominant reading formed by the media, commonly in advertisements and novels. The image constructed by such media is one of an unfit ‘couch potato’ who sits around all day drinking and watching television. This stereotype is not only downgrading, but constructs Australian males as underachievers in society. Some Australians may be like this, as for many the

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