The poesy of Judith Wright conveys a strong sense of? Australian Identity’ . This is apparent though Wright’s strong connexion to the sea. utilizing descriptions and personifications of the sea. Wright’s? Australian Identity’ is steadfastly established through poesy with her usage of thoughts that have become synonymous with the Australian stereotype: what people recognise as being unambiguously?
Australian’ . This includes the description of the stereotyped Australian beach scene and the attitudes shown by the surfboarder and even the breaker in the verse form: features recognised as? typically Australian’ . These characteristics of her poesy have established Wright as a truly? Australian’ poet.
The breaker. “grey-wolf sea” sitting on the “whitened pebbles and shells” are images that are recognised as Australian and portion of the Australian individuality. The surfboarder excessively is immediately recognizable as typical Aussie character. He is described as “brown” and he has “muscle” ? he is the stereotype of the bronzed. muscular surfboarder. The usage of these thoughts that have become typically Australian show Judith Wright as an Australian poet which in bend reflects the Australian individuality.
Judith Wright has a strong connexion to the Australian beach. and the thoughts she conveys through her poesy are really much steeped in nature. This nexus to the Australian sea instantly distinguishes Wright as an Australian poet. The Australian connexion to the sea and breaker is reflected in the repeat of “muscle” to depict both the surfboarder and the moving ridge expresses the surfer’s connexion to the moving ridge and to nature. This connexion is further emphasised by the personification of the moving ridge through “long musculus of water” .
The bond of both the surfboarder and Wright to the sea defines Wright as Australian and reflects Australian’s strong links to the sea. ? Australian’ traits are non shown merely by Wright herself. but by characters in her verse forms. In The Surfer. Wright uses vowel rhyme ( “those” and “foam” ) to depict the moving ridge. This has the consequence of making a long and lazy piece of sound imagination for the reader. The crisp nature of the moving ridge is the same as the typical Australian? laid back’ spirit giving Wright’s poesy an Australian spirit and such contribute greatly to Wright’s acknowledgment as being an Australian poet.