Settling on the Land by Henry Lawson

Settling on the Land - Henry Lawson

In Settling on the Land by Henry Lawson we have the theme of hardship, determination, acceptance and regret. Taken from his While the Billy Boils collection the story is narrated in the third person by an unnamed narrator and from the beginning of the story the reader realises that Lawson may be exploring the theme of hardship. Tom Hopkins when […]

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On the Edge of a Plain by Henry Lawson

On the Edge of a Plain - Henry Lawson

In On the Edge of a Plain by Henry Lawson we have the theme of happiness, freedom, connection, and independence. Taken from his While the Billy Boils collection the story is narrated in the third person by an unnamed narrator and the reader realises from the beginning of the story that Lawson may be exploring the theme of happiness. Mitchell’s […]

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An Old Mate of Your Father’s by Henry Lawson

In An Old Mate of Your Father’s by Henry Lawson we have the theme of friendship, intimacy, respect, memory, identity and aspirations. Taken from his While the Billy Boils collection the story is narrated in the second person by an unnamed narrator and from the beginning of the story it becomes clear to the reader that Lawson may be exploring […]

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Some Day by Henry Lawson

In Some Day by Henry Lawson we have the theme of love, insecurity, pride, loneliness, hope, regret and hardship. 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 love. Mitchell has never forgotten […]

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Shooting the Moon by Henry Lawson

In Shooting the Moon by Henry Lawson we have the theme of friendship, identity, struggle, pride, perseverance and connection. 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 friendship. Despite trying to evade […]

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The Union Buries Its Dead by Henry Lawson

In The Union Buries Its Dead by Henry Lawson we have the theme of respect, change, responsibility, connection and identity. Taken from his While the Billy Boils collection the story is narrated in the first person by an unnamed narrator and from the beginning of the story the reader realises that Lawson may be exploring the theme of respect. The […]

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Our Pipes by Henry Lawson

In Our Pipes by Henry Lawson we have the theme of connection, admiration, persistence, rebellion, respect, identification and loss. 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 connection. Both the narrator and […]

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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 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 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 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 connection […]

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The Loaded Dog by Henry Lawson

the loaded dog henry lawson

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

in a dry season henry lawson

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

the drovers wife henry lawson

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

the bush undertaker henry lawson

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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