Free Essays on Romulus My Father

  1. Romulus, My Father

    Gaita’s eulogy Romulus, My Father he expresses memories from his past, reminiscing on events which results in a realisation of sense of identity through interactions involving relationships and place. The importance of place and environment is also shown in Benz and Tingz as in Romulus, My Father through a...

  2. 'Romulus, My Father' and Belonging

    animals. The novel “Romulus, My Father” by Raimond Gaita, a story of the life of Raimond’s father Romulus in his coming to Australia as a migrant, greatly supports this belief that belonging is something which is pursued by everyone. The novel was written as a memoir on Gaita’s father Romulus’s life....

  3. Romulus My Father and Tintern Abbey

    memoir ‘Romulus my Father’ and William Wordsworth’s 1978 poem ‘Tintern Abbey’ as they search through their past and discover their own individual sense of acceptance to their story and their world. The 1998 reflective memoir ‘Romulus my Father’ is a written testimony to Raimond Gaita’s father after...

  4. Romulus my father

    “This book demonstrates that a life, no matter how troubled, can still be fulfilling.” Do you agree. The eponymous ‘Romulus, My father’ illustrates through the bildungsroman memoir the struggles individual are confronted with disintegrates the happiness that fulfils a life. Throughout life, individuals...

  5. Romulus My Father

    ROMULUS MY FATHER, THE ISLAND Belonging is about finding a sense of place in the world which can be due to a strong sense of connection with others. For those who don’t belong and cannot find ‘their place’ they are faced with problems of alienation and loneliness from others or feel estranged or in...

  6. Romulus My Father + Ort - Belonging

    place or team. Belonging to place, identity, relationships and barriers are significant influences impacting on belonging in both the memoir Romulus, My father and a similar text in the poem Katrina by Bruce Dawe. The prescribed and related texts effectively demonstrate the importance of how integral...

  7. My Father, Man Enough to Be Dad

    My father, man enough to be Dad I often reflect on how much gratitude as we kids/humans have to show based on the fact that we are blessed with a countless amount of Gods unlimited bounties. Amongst them all, I ponder about the fortune that I have beloved parents. I therefore would like to comment...

  8. Belonging- 'Romulus, My Father' and 'Avatar'

    is represented thoroughly in both ‘Romulus my Father’ by Raimond Gaita and ‘Avatar’ by James Cameron, both texts show that belonging or not belonging is an unavoidable activity and may take many different forms, some obvious and others hidden. ‘Romulus My Father’ opens with an immediate sense of insecurity...

  9. Human Needs: Belongingness and Fullfillment

    Gaita’s Romulus, My Father, Five People You Meet in Heaven by Mitch Albom and the poem Cicadas by Judith Wright the concept of connections being essential to belonging and fulfilment are explored. Throughout the memoir of Romulus, My Father there is multiple bonds between Raimond, Romulus and Hora...

  10. Representing Rome

    foundation Rome's identity starts with Romulus who uses brute force and strength to establish Rome. Livy's multiplicity of early Rome fosters its self-representation as a leading war power with strict religious undertones. The different depictions of Romulus and Camillus build Rome's self-representation...

  11. Integrity as a Philosophical Concept

    from ones morals through to the idea of being complete. One of the famous scenes within the novel Romulus My Father, where Raimond steels his fathers razor and breaks it by mistake. All Romulus cares about is his son telling the truth and being honest with him. This is just one element of integrity...

  12. Romulus, My Father

    ROMULUS MY FATHER ESSAY The indiviuals in Romulus were shaped by their experiences. In the biography 'Romulus My Father' the characters encounter many different situations and journey to foreign lands, these experiences shape and change the characters. In the novel some characters endure breakdowns...

  13. Extended Response for Romulus My Father

    memoir Romulus, My Father by Raimond Gaita, and the short story, Brokeback Mountain by Annie Proulx. Through the various methods employed by each text, the significance of self-respect and social acceptance to the nurturing of one’s identity is effectively exhibited. Romulus My Father delves...

  14. Quick Notes

    texts, such as the Biographical memoir ‘Romulus, My Father’ by Raymond Gaita, song lyrics of ‘From Little Things Big Things Grow’ by Paul Kelly and the film clip of ‘Ana’s Song’ by Silverchair. Biographical Memoir – ‘Romulus My Father’ – By Raimond Gaita 1) Romulus longing for European landscape and nature...

  15. Romulus My Father & Pursuit of Happyness Belonging Essay

    to your prescribed text (‘Romulus My Father’) and ONE related text of your choosing. You should write no more than 1000 words. Sense of belonging coming from father, in father son relationship. This can be seen in both, Raimond Gaita’s elegiac memoir, ‘Romulus, My Father’ and Gabriele Muccino’s 2006...

  16. Romulus, My Father - Essay

    Explore how perceptions of belonging and not belonging can be influenced by connections to places in Romulus, My Father. An individual's capacity to belong is primarily dependent on their personal experience, and varies in difficulty depending on the dynamics of each individual's personality and temperament...

  17. Hail Ceasar

    recurrent theme in Ancient Rome. From it's beginnings the role of vice was part of the roots of the city. As far back a Romulus and Remus, misdeeds were basic to the founding of Rome. Romulus, himself, by his actions set the standard for the use of vice in this new monarchy. First by killing his own brother...

  18. Romulus My Father

    Romulus, My Father Romulus, My Father written by Raimond Gaita was first published in 1998 based on a real life story that took place in Victoria, Australia. This novel has won the 1998 Victorian Premier’s Literary Award and successful leading to the release of a second book, After Romulus. Romulus...

  19. Romulus, My Father and Neighbours

    nature. Romulus, My Father, a biographical memoir written by Raimond Gaita, explores these concepts of how connections to people and place, or lack thereof, can have dramatic and detrimental consequences on our wellbeing. This is particularly explored in the characters Christine and Romulus, who each...

  20. Profile: Florian Wolfgang

    parents you don’t have much time, none in fact, for singing or music and are very harsh on him for leaving the family. Statement of Explanation • My intended audience is teenagers to young adults as the major age, but open for all above 14. The creative piece is aimed at young men and girls going...

  21. Belonging, Romulus My Father

    enrich or limit their experience of belonging.’ This statement can be readily depicted through various texts which include Raimond Gaita’s memoir, Romulus My Father and Universal Studio’s 2004 film, Hating Alison Ashley. Both of these texts involve various techniques that assist in portraying the concept of...

  22. Development of Western Civilization

    direction. Much to the displeasure of Dido, Aeneas explains that “If fate would let me live the life I chose…I would have stayed at Troy…Italy is against my will” (Aeneid, 80). In a graphic and vehement speech, Dido curses Aeneas as a traitor, criticizing that “there is no goddess in your family…I will not...

  23. My Father My Influence

    My Father My Influence Even though a person is uneducated, they too can find success with the right amount of determination and commitment. Willie C. Blacks, Sr. was a determined and committed man. He never gave up on his dream that he would one day own his own business. He always said he would never...

  24. Romulus My Father - Belonging

    towards a sense of Belonging, a process that incites the creation, or deterioration of a sense of personal and cultural identification. The memoir, Romulus, My Father, by Raimond Gaita; John Guare’s play, Six Degrees of Separation; and Tim Winton’s short story, Big World, from the collection, The Turning, explore...

  25. Identity, Harry Potter, Romulus My Father

    within “Romulus My Father” by Raimond Gaita, and “Harry Potter and the Philosopher’s Stone” by J.K. Rowling. Both texts give an in depth exploration of the journey of self discovery, alienation and belonging revealed through the authors clever use of language techniques. “Romulus, My Father” written...

  26. Romulus My Father

    In the text Romulus my father, written by Raimond Gaita, the main character of Romulus's life is marked by suffering. Gaita who is the son of Romulus, includes plenty personal and descriptive accounts of his father Romulus. Many of these accounts involve examples of how Romulus life was marked by suffering...

  27. Romulus My Father and Rabbit

    least ONE other related text of your own choosing. A sense of belonging is heavily influenced by connections to places. Gaita’s memoir ‘Romulus my Father’ set in the 1950’s context, explores the difficulties migrants endured whilst attempting to assimilate and accept the Australian culture and way...

  28. Romulus My Father

    In Romulus my father Raimond Gaita creatively illustrates the impact our culture and upbringing has on our character and how it slowly but ultimately helps form who we eventually become. Gaita demonstrates how our culture and the way we have been brought up can develop our morals to whom which we...

  29. How Does Romulus, My Father Explore Aspects of Belong? in Your Response Make Specific Reference to Textual Examples;

    Romulus, my father is a Memoir written by Raimond, Romulus’s son is about Romulus and his journey and life in Australia in the early 1950’s. This memoir explores the concept of belonging through many topics such as Romulus and his immigration experience from Yugoslavia to Australia. It explores the shared...

  30. Gaita, Noonuccal, Jeunet - Belonging

    and society. This is exemplified in the texts “Romulus My Father” composed by Raimond Gaita, the French film “Amelie” directed by Jean-Pierre Jeunet and the free versed poem “The Past” by Aboriginal poet Oodgeroo Noonuccal. The biography “Romulus My Father” written by Raimond Gaita, fundamentally explores...