Going Blind by Henry Lawson

In Going Blind by Henry Lawson we have the theme of connection, helplessness, compassion, struggle, fear, respect, optimism and control. Taken from his When the Billy Boils collection the story is narrated in the first person by an unnamed narrator and after reading the story the reader realises that Lawson may be exploring the theme of connection. While staying in […]

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That There Dog O’ Mine by Henry Lawson

In That There Dog O’ Mine by Henry Lawson we have the theme of trust, connection, friendship, perseverance, dedication, struggle, escape and commitment. Taken from his When the Billy Boils collection the story is narrated in the third person by an unnamed narrator and after reading the story the reader realises that Lawson may be exploring the theme of connection […]

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The Loaded Dog by Henry Lawson

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In the Loaded Dog by Henry Lawson we have the theme of fear, struggle, hardship, control and perseverance. Taken from his Joe Wilson and His Mates collection the story is narrated in the third person by an unnamed narrator and after reading the story the reader realises that Lawson through humour may be exploring the theme of fear. There is […]

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In a Dry Season by Henry Lawson

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In In a Dry Season by Henry Lawson we have the theme of struggle, hardship, isolation, resilience and perseverance. Taken from his While the Billy Boils collection the story is narrated in the first person by an unnamed narrator and after reading the story the reader realises that Lawson may be exploring the theme of hardship. Everything in the railway […]

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The Drover’s Wife by Henry Lawson

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In The Drover’s Wife by Henry Lawson we have the theme of struggle, hardship, identity, resilience, isolation, vulnerability, responsibility, aspirations and unity. Taken from his While the Billy Boils collection the story is narrated in the third person by an unnamed narrator and after reading the story the reader realises that Lawson may be exploring the theme of struggle and […]

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The Bush Undertaker by Henry Lawson

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In The Bush Undertaker by Henry Lawson we have the theme of isolation, connection, friendship, curiosity, happiness, survival and control. Taken from his While the Billy Boils collection the story is narrated in the third person by an unnamed narrator and after reading the story the reader realises that Lawson may be exploring the theme of isolation. The old man […]

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