Australian Literature Is a Miror to Australians

“Australian literature is a mirror to Australians”
How has the composer of your set text revealed aspects of Australian Culture?
Why Australians literature looks like a portrait of Australians. This mean to Australians that are literature is like a reflection that you can see in a mirror and that is very important to Australians. This is important and many Australians think that this is showing through Oodergoo Noonuccal poetry about why it is so important to Australians and how she says it also a strong way. These are showing through her poems Municipal Gum and Understand Old One. The reasons why I chose these poems is because in Municipal Gum she is comparing life in the city to the life in the country by doing this is has added a tree and in understand old one she is saying to her ancestors that if you were here now you could see how this country is now is so busy, not as peaceful as it used to be.
Australian literature looks like a portrait of Australians this is how we look like in Australian just one big mirror of people that we believe is special to us. The composer has revealed the aspects of Australian culture is how the aboriginals when through their struggle with stolen identity , loss of culture and also their old life and then their new life, she has also discovered the white men settlement and how this has had a big impact on the lives of aboriginals.
In Oodergoo poem ‘Municipal Gum’ she is talking about a Gumtree in the middle of the city and not in the nature where it belong with her tribe we who this because of the quote on page 20 “ in the cool world of leafy forest halls and the wild birds calls” this is referring to where to the tree belongs. In this poem she is comparing the new and the old world of the Aboriginals. The new world for the aboriginals is the ‘hard black bitumen’ and the old world of living in the forest full of bird calls.   The Gumtree represents the Aboriginals and their existence. The use of Juxtaposition in the poem is...