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This essay is about Journey. Texts included are 'Homecoming' and 'Drifters' by Bruce Dawe as well as 'Little Miss Sunshine' by Dayton

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Literature Bruce Dawe Homecoming Traveller Poetry Culture Dayton Faris
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Bruce Dawe portrays the limiting journey of the soldiers who are involved in war through ‘Homecoming’. Dawe also captures journeys that can limit a family in ‘Drifters’. In the film, Little Miss Sunshine (2006), directed by Dayton and Faris charts the enriching journey of a dysfunctional family, which allows the family to become a functional unit. ‘Homecoming’ is suggesting that all aspects of war are pointless and dehumanising, which often limits the journeys of soldiers. This poem focuses on the tragic loss of life and the grief of the family that must be accepted. It is written in the free verse to convey the connected experiences of war and its pointlessne...
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