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    In Cloudstreet, the mysterious figure of the Blackfella appears at key points, mostly to Quick. In each occurrence he appears to represent a different meaning or purpose, but there is an overall symbolic representation, and that is of spirituality. Although he appears to be in physical presence, as in where he talks to Quick, the Blackfella has an overwhelming spiritual presence. This is not represented just through aboriginal symbolism – there are also many biblical references when the Blackfella

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    Examination of The Winton Dinosaur Project

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    Examination of The Winton Dinosaur Project Findings in the Queensland, Australia Winton Dinosaur project show that the sauropod named "Elliot" may have died with his mate by his side (Salleh 2003). Anna Salleh from ABC Science Online discusses the new fossil evidence found by Dr. Steve Salisbury from the University of Queensland, who is one of the leading researchers on the Winton Project (2003). Dr. Alex Cook and assistants Scott Hocknull and Dr. Steve Salisbury lead the Winton Project. Elliot

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    Cloudstreet by Tim Winton "A texts setting and structure will normally be used by writers to develop and convey its themes." The novel Cloudstreet, by Western Australian born novelist Tim Winton is essentially a story revolving around how two rural families have come to live together at number one Cloudstreet. This novel’s themes are about finding one’s place in the world and the search for the meaning of life. As in this instance, Winton has successfully used setting and structure

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    complicated interaction between characters. The process of comparing two texts is known as Intertextuality. By studying the novel "To kill a mocking Bird" Authored by Harper Lee and contrasting this with the short story "A blow, A kiss" written by Tim Winton The most pronounced section at the start of any story is character development. The story "A blow, A kiss" opens with Albie and his father travelling home from a fishing expedition in the front of a truck, Albie refers to his fathers warmth and smell

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    children would lead to future generations of Jewish children. Over 1.1 million children died during the Holocaust. Sir Nicholas Winton saved 669 children from a devastating, life altering, day of torture and doom. Nicholas Winton was a hero, therefore his risk was absolutely worth taking. Sir Nicholas Winton grew up living a very pleasing and wealthy lifestyle. Winton was born on May 19th, 1909 to Jewish parents. He used to have the

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    The presence of sorrow is ________ in Tim Winton’s novel, Cloudstreet. The impact of this anguish proves to be neither manageable or momentary, with various factors ensuring that the characters take a while to overcome or accept their grief. These factors include the complex nature of disputes and the lack of right and wrong. The unwillingness to tolerate or empathise with others, maximising the hatred that inspires misery. The consequence of grief can dislodge someone’s identity and it takes time

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    Richard Jordan Gatling was born in January 1818 in Winton North Carolina, and died at the age of 85 in 1903. Gatling's career as an inventor began when he assisted his father in the construction of machines for sowing cottonseeds, and also for thinning cotton plants. He spent a lot of time in the fields with his father who helped him build some of his inventions. Richard Jordan Gatling was a medical doctor with numerous patents for his farm equipment inventions. To his credit he came up with the

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    James Dean

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    like The Eagles stated in their hit song, James Dean was a great actor who, "lived fast and died young." Although he died at the age of 24, he still made an impact in Hollywood then and now. On February 8, 1931, James Bryon Dean was born to Winton and Mildred Dean in Marion, Indiana. Dean was extremely close with his mother, who referred to him as James Bryon. On June 7, 1935 Dean's family moved to California when James was only five. On April 14, 1940 Dean lost his mother to cancer. He was

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    a ratification one month earlier of a mutual assistance pact between France and Russia that he felt was aimed at Germany (Medlicott 84-90, 110). Hitler cited the mutual non-aggresion pact as violating and therefore invalidating the Locarno Treaty (Winton 1). Hitler was weak. Germany was still struggling through the Depression and Germany's armed forces were still in pitiful shape, hopelessly outgunned by the French. Had the French army responded in force to the remilitarization, had it simply marched

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    well as the outlook and many more. Winton has the reader accompany Scully in his desperate struggle through Europe and it is Scully’s personality that the reader finds themselves enjoying more than the sightseeing trip. "...Scully [is] one of the most memorable characters in Australian fiction." Scully is memorable because his traits could be found in someone known by the reader; he could easily be the ‘man next door’. The beauty of Scully is that Winton has allowed for the character to evolve

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    Traditional Ideologies

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    him/her. However, texts do not merely inform the reader of values present in the society. They can also reflect the current shift in values and attitudes away from the dominant ideologies. This can be seen heavily in the novel 'Cloudstreet' by Tim Winton. In this text many characters are seen to have somewhat different roles in the family that one would expect. Lester Lamb is an excellent example of this. The traditional role of the man in the house is to go out and work hard for his money and come

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    Tim Winton Analysis

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    lines of sight in literary texts not only serve as a guide for the journey the reader is going to take but also as a barrier in which directs the lives of the characters in the story. In this essay I will be discussing two novels ‘’the turning Tim Winton’’ and ‘’Carpentaria Alexis Wright’’ and the vision theme that is involved within them. Vision as a theme in novels gives the reader an opportunity to create their own image giving a deeper understanding of what the scenery is like and how the people

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    described as diverse, multicultural and unique. Tim Winton is a well known Australian author, having lived by the sea his whole life has inspired his writing. One of Winton’s most acclaimed works is ‘Cloudstreet’. The novel Cloudstreet, is a story revolving around how two rural families end up living together at number 1 Cloudstreet. Finding one’s place in the world and the search for the meaning of life are common themes in this novel. Winton has achieved using setting and structure, important factors

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    past, a mortifying memory.” (page 57). Memories are relevant to today’s society because it is our past, things or previous events that have happened to you in which we remembered them as good, bad, sad, angry etc. memories that you can’t forget. Winton has communicated this to his audience by sharing with us how a memory from your past if it is good or bad can still have an effect on you even as you get older. From the description of Vic’s memory being the major theme is that it just goes to show

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    Holocaust: The Kindertransport

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    places where they would be taken care of. (Kindertransport, 1938-1940) It started in about 1938 when people began organizing escapes for the women and the elderly, but no one made any efforts to help the youth. Thankfully, a man by the name of Nicholas Winton felt compassion on the people and organized a successful plan to step in and provide salvation for the children. The first Transport left from a destroyed Jewish orphanage in Berlin on December 1st and on December 2nd, 1938 arrived in Harwich, Great

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    governments. He was a stockbroker from Europe that had taken a visit to Prague and saw that he needed some way to redirect Jewish children from being deported along with their parents. Nicholas Winton fought for freeing the Jewish children because he believed that the acts of the Nazis were inhumane. At the age of 29, Winton began organizing transportation to get the children to foster families. He arranged eight trains carrying Czech children from Prague to London. As soon as the British entered war, a ninth

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    neighbours were seldom seen and never heard”. This is juxtaposed against the noisy Macedonian family that “shouted, ranted and screamed”. The accumulation implies the severity of the noise and juxtaposed against the silence of their old neighbours, Winton demonstrates his purpose that the landscape shapes us and irrational emotions of fear and worry interfere with our receptivity to the landscape. The negative connotations of “uncomfortable”, “nervous”, “disapproval”, “resented” and “disgust” used

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    rather than straying afar is what defines the honorable from the deplorable. Nicholas Winton is a prime example of an honorable individual doing what is right despite the socialistic views of others around him. While Winton isn’t a familiar name in today’s society, his humanitarian achievements should be brought to light. In 1939 during World War II, amongst the Holocaust in Europe “Winton

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    A Holocaust Hero The Holocaust Nicholas Winton was a selfless and a holocaust hero because he secretly saved hundreds of jewish children from death. Many people might say he wasn't the only person to be saving these children , but i think he was the best for never getting caught or telling his secret to keep these kids safe. In the 30’s the was a party of men called the Nazi’s ruled and controlled by Germany's leader , Adolf Hitler. Hitler loved the idea of an identical race, everyone blonde hair

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    It is definitely obvious that a person can be changed by the discoveries they make. This is shown in the poems "Stopping by Woods on a Snowy Evening" and "The Tuft of Flowers" by Robert Frost, and also in "Big World" by Tim Winton. In The Tuft of Flowers the (people telling the story) outlook on people are changed through the discovery of a family relationship. In the poem Stopping By Woods on a Snowy Evening the speaker discovers that he must change his original perceptions and fulfil responsibilities

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