Daniel’s blog was commented on for this week:
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Daniel- An amazing read, I really enjoyed the way you experimented with sentence length, and the discordance and repetition of sounds.
I have commented on Amelia’s post:
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Amelia- The imagery, your use of the orange tree metaphor: wow, a really well thought out piece. There is so much life and sound, and the contrast between landscapes gives a sense of impending melancholy, with the final death and removal of the orange tree.
I have commented on Kimberley’s blog:
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Kimberley- This post actually made me laugh, I thought I was the only one who had a similar view. I admire how you have let your thoughts loose, in an oddly controlling way, to arrive at the conclusion of the natural world’s resilience to quantification and control.
How has your study of Australian Literature and Art deepened your understanding of
what it is to be an Australian?
At the conclusion of this semester, I am able to identify exactly how my understanding of what it is to be an Australian has been deepened through my study of Australian literature and art – and ironically enough I’ve arrived here by studying, immersing, and experiencing the good, the horrific, and the wildly adventurous literary and visual landscapes that have twisted and probed Australian culture and values into what we experience today. 343 more words