Australian Vision-Douglas Stewart’s Poem

Australian Vision is the australian point of view the world, to the culture as well the value of australian. This version shown in the Douglas Stewart’s poem ‘Cave Painting’, ‘Wombat’ and ‘Waterlily’. also the movies “Satellites Boy”,directed by Catriona McKenzie. the movies talked about a travel of a Aboriginal boy from the aboriginal area to Peths, to find his mother and stop the oil company from develop the aboriginal place,

kookaburra sits on the old gun tree
waltzing matilda

.Douglas Stewart presents through his poetry visual perceptions of flora and fauna that distinguishes Australia from most other countries, cultures and people. He shares his visions of Australian nature through a perspective of lifestyle, spirituality, values and equality. These distinctly Australian images are highlighted in his poems ‘Cave Painting’, ‘Wombat’ and ‘Waterlily’.   Stewart uses a range of poetic mediums such as anthromorphism, personification and imagery to bring to life the visual image he is trying to create for the reader. Similarly, these ideas are seen in the film ‘Satellite Boy’, directed by Catriona McKenzie.   Tell me more here about Satellite Boy. One sentence is not enough!

Douglas Stewart presents Australia’s ancient history of the Aboriginal culture through his poem ‘Cave Painting’. The poem opens with “Look there are dark hands in the black rock”.   The description of the hands could allude to either alive or part of the rock, thus allowing the reader to see the rock itself metaphorically as alive in Australia’s culture.   These hands “seem to waver and beckon”; suddenly Stewart allows the reader to engage with the poem and feel as though they are presently witnessing it with Stewart. These hands are creating an image, calling the present time to journey back to a place and time where the Aboriginal culture, was the only culture in Australia. Moreover, the film Satellite Boy shows a clear sense of the Aboriginal life in the wild. There is a scene...