Vincent Lingiari

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  • From Little Things Grow Poem Analysis

    Paul Kelly and is a song about the protest from the Gurindji people and Vincent Lingiari during their argument about land rights at Wave Hill station in August 1966. The Gurindji strike at Wave Hill station was an revolutionary incident that occurred in August of 1966 at Wave Hill station in the Northern Territory. On the eponymous date in 1966, Vincent Lingiari, a spokesman for the Gurindji people, led his fellow Gurindji compatriots and walked off their worksite and began a seven year strike. The strike was first assumed to be a strike by the Gurindji people about conditions and pay upon the station but it was quickly realised it was something far more important, Vincent and the Gurindji people wished to be given their land back, including Wave Hill station. In the end, Vincent Lingiari and his people achieved the goal they had set out to achieve after 8 years of strike action. In 1975, prime minister Gough Whitlam handed the land belonging to the Gurindji people back to Vincent Lingiari and his people and the strike led to the Aboriginals Land Right Act passed by the Whitlam government in 1975. Whitlam was quoted as saying this about the handover “On this great day, I, Prime Minister of Australia, speak…

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  • Vincent Lingiari: A True Australian Hero

    It’s not easy to be classed as a true Australian hero. Our nation admires people who are selflessness and put others above themselves. Demonstrate great bravery and are yet humble we also respect people who stand up for what they believe in even though this might not be popular sentiment at the time. We are inspired by exceptional talent and by people who are the best at what they can do and in doing these things demonstrate to the world their pride in being an Australian. The person I am going…

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  • Vincent Price's Influence On American Movies

    Vincent Price The man behind it all In the mid-20th century, movies from the 50’s and 60’s were simple and yet captivating with many different genera’s to choose from. Some of the films where adapted to fit stories and epic tales you might find and remember from older books and fables from the past. Some of the best films focused on the classical Greek periods, the medieval times, renaissance period’s old westerns and modern day flicks with a strange horror aspect in it. Vincent Price was one…

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  • Tim Burton Visual Style

    As a result he dropped out of college after a year to work there (Pringle). While at Disney, he created two short films; Vincent (1982) and Frankenweenie (1984). Vincent allowed Tim Burton to work with one of his idols, Vincent Price, who supplied the voice of the narrator. Price would also later star in the film Edward Scissorhands in 1990 (CITATION). Frankenweenie was retelling of the Frankenstein story from the point of view of a young Dr. Frankenstein whose dog had died and he tried to bring…

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  • Stereotypes In Pulp Fiction

    allows Tarantino to focus on other aspects, especially the characters, without creating too much investment in any single character, each has redeeming qualities as well as flaws. One character, Marsellus, the boss is always shrouded in mystery. His character is developed by the characters around him. They take great caution around him so as not to rile him. They often gossip about him, but never directly confront him out of fear. This lends to his mystery and power. Additionally, he is hardly…

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  • Tim Burton Essay

    Burton’s writing style; Tim Burton was influenced by the works of Dr. Seuss, Edgar Allen Poe, and Vincent pride. He worked Poe’s dark nature and ambience into his stories. In many of the things he directed he implanted the rhyming and simplicity of Dr. Seuss's stories. And he looked up to Vincent price for his style. Overall Mr. Burton's work is eerie, dark, and quite haunting for the reader. However he has a faint childlike theme in his works, Such as the work of Disney, Even though their…

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  • El Orfanato Themes

    Juan Antonio Bayona’s El Orfanato (2007) is a Spanish horror film that illustrates the Spanish ghost story while also representing the tragic loss of childhood. Laura returns to the orphanage where she was raised, hoping to re-open it. Instead, her son Simón goes missing seemingly at the hands of ghosts from her past. The disappearance and subsequent death of her son, as well as her reunion with her ghostly childhood friends symbolizes significant aspects of Spain’s traumatic history. This can…

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  • The Destructiveness Of Othello And Jealousiness

    The Destructiveness of Jealousy and Greediness What made Othello, written by William Shakespeare in the 17th century, popular is that the play dealt with sensible topics as racism and race. The protagonist of the play is a dark skinned foreigner, surrounded by white characters. Othello’s race makes him sensible for criticism of the people around him, because he knows that he will always be the weaker ‘species’. But what is shown in this play is that it is not his race that will be his downfall.…

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  • Charles Manson Trial

    Charles Manson never killed anyone himself. Although, he was never found guilty for any of his murders, he is known for being the leader of the Manson Family. Charles manipulated his “family” into carrying out his horrific crimes for him. The Manson Family committed one of the most terrifying crimes in American History. According to Jeff Dunn, author of Manson: The Life and Times of Charles Manson, starting in the first-grade Charles would recruit gullible classmates to attack other students he…

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  • Still Life With A Skull And A Writing Quill Analysis

    centuries. Though looking at each alone does not truly illuminate the reasoning behind each aforementioned painting’s significance, comparison reveals the direct relationship between stylization and communication that these paintings probe so thoroughly—they are what drives a piece of art into being valuable, in terms of becoming significant enough for preservation. Pablo Picasso’s Still Life with a Bottle of Rum is a typical modernist painting as it depicts modern life and its vices, with his…

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