I think that both “The Ocean in Us” and “Towards a New Oceania” discuss the notion of an Oceanic Identity and what that means. Ocean in Us ties this identity heavily to the waters that surround our islands. 286 more words
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The image I have selected to analyse is the map of New Zealand/Aotearoa drawn by James Cook as I believe it reflects western attitudes towards ‘others.’ First, it must be recognized that this idea of ‘The Other’ reinforces, “the notion that Europeans are superior to their ‘others’.” (O’Shaughnessy and Stadler, 403). 676 more words
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I believe that this painting supports the idea discussed by Leonard Bell that the European settlers looked to give New Zealand a past (Bell, 144). And it is a wonderful thing that New Zealand’s history was being told except that its stories were already being passed down by the Maori people. 233 more words