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    Dorothea Mackellar

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    The poems I have selected for this poster is the poem ‘My Country’ by Dorothea Mackellar, and ‘Waratah and Wattle’ by Henry Lawson. Both of these poems have the theme of the individual poet expressing their ideas and thoughts about Australia’s beautiful landscape and plants. So, for this reason I decided to have a rough outline of Australia, along with it being cut around the outline in the shape of Australia. Another main feature of this poster is the red love heart placed in the centre of the poster. This is because in the poem ‘My Country’, Dorothea Mackellar expresses her feelings of Australia as the “Core of my heart, my country!”, and then she goes on to expresses her love for both Australia’s beautiful landscapes and its harsh seasons and weather. Dorothea Mackellar also expresses her…

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    “My Country” by Dorothea Mackellar and “We Are Going” by Oodgeroo Noonuccal are both written in their own personal perspectives and give readers an insight into Australia’s exquisite environment and past tragedies. In Dorothea Mackellar’s poem “My Country”, she shares her admiration for Australia’s beauty and danger, landscape/geographical features and her personal relationship with the land. On the contrary, Oodgeroo Noonuccal the poet of “We Are Going”, writes the poem in an Aboriginal…

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    Sunburned Country by Bill Bryson is a travel book that revolves around Bryson 's visit to Australia. Bryson was born in 1951 in the United States but has since moved to the UK. Most of Bryson’s books are about travel, the english language, or science; he is probably best known for the book A Short History of Nearly Everything which explains a lot of more scientific things in a way everyone can understand. In a Sunburned Country has two titles, the other being Down Under. The title Down Under…

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    the poetry bruce dawe reflects on the ideas and values regarding Australian identity. the attention he has is to make the reader aware of the lifestyle, values and beliefs of the normal suburban Australian, with luckly the help of two of his poems life cycles and the homecoming along with the assistance of Rob Sitch’s movie the castle. All three of them refer to the Australian identity also in diffrent ways.with numerous diffrent lines in the ballad Life cycles Bruce Dawe has presents…

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    Dorothea Dix Thesis

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    Dorothea Dix is an American social reformer with a huge impact of saving lives before and during The Civil War. In her early life, she opened a school for children including poor and neglected to help out on their reading and writing. Dix is more compassionate to teach the poor and neglected children, who can’t afford or able to make it to school, by coming to their houses because she felt the same connection during her childhood years under her strict and alcoholic father. Luckily her wealthy…

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    The Impact Of Dorothea Dix On The Treatment Of The Mentally Ill Dorothea Dix played a major part in the improvement and founding of mentally ill hospitals. Dix submitted her first pamphlet to the state legislature in 1843. During that time, pamphlets were the only way women could have a voice in politics. Women were not allowed to vote or even speak before a legislature. In her “memorial” Dorothea showed the world the harsh treatment and neglect that the mentally ill faced. Manon S. Parry…

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    Dorothea Lange Case Study

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    Dorothea Lange and the Farm Security Agency: From 1935 - 1944, the photographic program of the Farm Security Administration, embarked on a nationwide quest to document, collect and create a pictorial record of American life during the 1930s and 1940s. Spanning all fifty states, the photographers produced more than 175,000 black and white negatives, crafting one of the most immense and important photographic compositions in American history. Created by the federal government, the photography…

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    Dorothea Lynde Dix Born on April the fourth, 1802 in Hampden, Main, Dorothea Lynde Dix was born into a household with a depressed mother, and a father who was never around (history.com). Her lifetime obsession with books came from her father teaching her reading and writing as a kid (history.com). Dorothea’s education furthered when her grandmother took her in at the age of 12 in Boston (history.com). Dorothea began writing books that sold swiftly when her health kept her from a steady…

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    Dorothea Dix was at a young age relatively in charge of keeping house and taking care of her younger siblings due to her mother’s crippling depression and likely other mental illnesses and her father’s abusive achollisim. While her mother likely being her first and most formative experience with mental illness, she was in no way her last. Having always had a fascination with the mentally ill Dorothea took a teaching position at the East Cambridge Women’s prison where she was shocked to see the…

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    Dorothea Lynde Dix was born on April 4th, 1802 in Hampden, Maine. In that particular time of her life, she would not have had any knowledge of the fact that she would one day have a life changing impact in her time period and our world today. Dix had a love for teaching. She had strong desires to help girls learn and grow more with intelligence. At the age of twelve, she moved to Boston with her grandmother and then to Worcester, Massachusetts with her aunt at the age of fourteen. In order to…

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