Callie Torres

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  • Moral Values Of The Fosters

    At first Callie seems to appear as a young girl who has spent most of her life in a foster system at times separated from her younger brother Jude. She is very defiant and tough girl yet, very sensitive and confused. Letting her bad experiences shape her reality of life causes her to have trust issues and a hard time “fitting in” into a judgmental society. She is slow at accepting her surroundings and continues to neglect her new “temporary” home at the Foster’s place. Throughout the whole first season, she seems to struggle with self-acceptance that causes problems in both her social and love life. She falls in love with Brandon who later becomes her adoptive brother and makes close connections with Wyatt, a boy she first meets in her literature class. This struggle also affects later on when she is about to meet her biological father. She questions her existence and origin quite frequently because she doesn’t understand where she fits in yet. Callie and Brandon seek refugee amongst one another for moral, physical and emotional support, they express their love in multiple ways. Such ways including, Brandon going off with Callie to save Jude from his previous abusive foster parent, through physical affection like their first kiss at Marianna’s Quinceanera party and when letting each other go in order for Callie and Jude to be…

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  • Aboriginal People Reflective Essay

    working. This is a warning that this journal may contain images, voices and names of deceased Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Island people. Whilst attending school with two Aboriginal students in my class, I was never exposed to people stereotyping Aboriginal people. I lived in an inland rural area of New South Wales, and after finishing school I moved to Kununurra, a northern remote area in Western Australia. This was a place where my knowledge and understanding of the Aboriginal people…

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  • Aboriginal And Torres Strait Islanders Essay

    the Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islanders of Australia were not treated with the respect and dignity that they deserve, they have been the protectors of this land for many years before British colonised here, they lived from the land and they had a very strong community based life. After years of demoralising them and taking their basic ways of life away from them, we now have certain policies and procedures in place to bring the equality back. From the National Aboriginal and Torres Strait…

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  • Rhetorical Analysis Of Stan Grant's Speech

    The given extract is a speech delivered by Stan Grant on Racism and Australian dream in 2016 at Ethics Centre, Sydney, Australia. He primarily targets the audience belonging to Australia. With the use sarcastic and confronting tone speaker expresses his disappointment and serve his purpose to inform the audience about the historical brutality suffered by the aborigines with the use rhetorical questions, anaphora, and juxtaposition. Stan Grant at the start of his speech uses rhetorical question…

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  • Sally Morgan My Place Analysis

    Sally Morgan’s My Place is an autobiographical book published in 1987 detailing the discovery of her aboriginal identity and descent. The book gained worldwide success upon its publication and Morgan has established herself as a voice for the indigenous Australians though My Place. It successfully shifts the focus of the history of Australia from being solely about ‘the white man’ and also brings in a place for the aboriginals. In Australia the term ‘aboriginal’ refers to their indigenous…

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  • Australia Day Analysis

    In recent times, the holiday of ‘Australia Day’ has been a cause of tension between white Australians and the Indigenous population, as our nation’s first people are often disregarded in the celebrations of our country. Amy McGuire wrote an article centred around this debate on the 27th of January 2014, titled “Australia Day: Indigenous people are told to ‘get over it’. It’s impossible”. McGuire’s contention is that the Indigenous population deserves better recognition on Australia Day, and she…

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  • Difference Between Charles Perkins And Eddie Mabo

    white people would start to respect Aboriginal people and be informed about there daily struggle.The freedom ride effected the future of Australia and bring our problems into the spotlight. Overseas newspapers like the New York Times reported on the Freedom Riders and their reception in New South Wales country towns.this encouraged Indigenous people to stick up for their rights and freedoms these actions eventually lead to getting rid of many restrictions. And helped bring about a greater…

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  • Over The Fence Cultural Analysis

    This is true for Moffatt’s series which examines damaging racial sexual and gender stereotypes to explore issues concerning identity. Her work is multidimensional and explores identity in a way that is relevant to Indigenous people, yet is not confined to that thread. Over the Fence is a remarkably well thought out exhibition that cleverly navigates issues regarding the categorization of Indigenous art. The photographs in the exhibition were not simply selected because they were captured by an…

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  • Aboriginal Communication Skills

    communicate with patients in order to know what their needs are and thus treat them appropriately. In Australia, there are Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples who are the First Australians (Wilson, Magarey, Jone, & Mackean, 2016). They often have strong connections to family, belief and community. While elder Indigenous people can be portrayed differently in different local communities, for example, higher status and knowledge (Wilson et al., 2016). Effective communication skills are…

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  • Aboriginal People Research Paper

    of the land we live in. people who lost everything in post colonization. Loss of culture, family, identity, lost sacred sites, loss of lands. People who were treated as servants and exploited. Though now there is some significant dates for Aboriginal and Torres Strait islander people such as National Sorry Day, Survival Day and many more to pay respect. Dreamtime is the Aboriginal way of understanding their world, creation and its great stories.…

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