The distinctively visual allows insight and understanding into the unique experiences of individuals as they respond to their environment. This is clearly conveyed in Henry Lawson’s short stories “the drover’s wife and the dry season” Henry Lawson uses distinctively visual images to convey to his readers the characters and the experience of living in the Australian outback. Paragraph one
In henry Lawson stories, henry Lawson helps the readers to distinctively depict the harsh experience of life in the bush. In “the drovers wife”, Lawson creates a vivid image of desolation which is shown in the story using sentences such as ”Bush all round-bush no horizon” and “no range in the distance…Nothing to relieve the eye” to unveil to the reader the clear desolation of the bush. In the dry season” henry Lawson allows the responder to connect to both, the personas and environment by allowing readers to picture an idle and unpleasant image of the town, ‘but the shutters are up and the place empty’. These techniques used allow the responder to instantly think of the Australian bush as a sameness, predictability and desolated area.
The resilient nature of the Australian character as presented in ‘the drover’s wife’ is portrayed as a strong independent female taking on both gender roles. ’She fought a bush fire once. The grass was long and very dry and the fire threatened to burn her out’ the use of vivid imagery exhibits the circumstances in which the drovers wife fights many battles and challengers on her own which initially make her stronger through her struggle. The drover’s wife learnt to be hardly and self-reliant due to her surroundings. By reading the young ladies journal femininity is exhibited as she longs the items that she is not able to obtain in her current environment.
In henry Lawson’s story ‘in a dry season’ he lacks feminist. “The only town I saw that different much from the above consisted of box bark humpy with...