Free Essays on Romulus My Father

  1. 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...

  2. 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...

  3. Belonging Essay

    landscape. This dichotomy of belonging and not belonging is explored by the 1975 Peter Skrzynecki poem Feliks Skrzynecki and the 1998 memoir Romulus My Father by Raimond Gaita which utilise techniques such as narration and metaphors to accentuate the experiences of belonging and not belonging within...

  4. English Advanced Belonging

    anecdotes about them. • They decide to buy a poultry farm; Romulus built an egg-washing machine. • Christine and Mitru come to Frogmore in winter, but they argue so Mitru leaves to Castlemaine station to catch a train to Melbourne. Romulus drives him there, and on the way back his speeding motorbike...

  5. 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...

  6. 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...

  7. 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...

  8. Militya

    and sustains the beating waves of assault. And he who so falls among the champions and loses his sweet life, so blessing with honor his city, his father, and all his people, with wounds in his chest, where the spear that he was facing has transfixed that massive guard of his shield, and gone through...

  9. 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...

  10. 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...

  11. 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...

  12. 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...

  13. 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...

  14. Belonging Essay

    immigrant experience of struggle and displacement in the rugged Australian landscape.’ Discuss the ways Raimond Gaita explores these experiences in Romulus, My Father and how they’re explored in ONE other related text of your own choosing. Many immigrants describe their initial experience of Australia to...

  15. 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...

  16. 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...

  17. Belonging - Romulus My Father / Further Arrivals

    Furthermore it relies on conformity and individuality, yet the bigger the group, the smaller the individuality. Raimond Gaita's biographical memoir "Romulus, My Father" and Margaret Atwood's poem "Further Arrivals" clearly demonstrate similar concepts of how a person’s sense of belonging shapes their identity...

  18. Belonging in Romulus My Father and Looking for Alibrandi

    Belonging in Romulus my father and looking for alibrandi: Belonging represents the need for individuals to find their identity and place within a society. This results in the growth of individuals and their understanding of the world around them. Through reading the novels, "Romulus, My Father" and "Looking...

  19. Romulus

    The text Romulus, My Father, by Raimond Gaita represents the aspects of belonging through ideals such as family, heritage and personal backgrounds. These aspects of belonging are highly contrasted with the portrayal of isolation and rejection faced by Romulus himself. The novel Romulus, My Father...

  20. The Struggle to Belong and Find One’s Place Is Significant in the Lives of Some People.

    life. For some people a sense of belonging can be difficult to obtain. The struggle to belong is represented in many ways in the 1998 memoir, ‘Romulus, My Father’ by Raimond Gaita. Through Gaita’s employment of various writing techniques and his recollection of past events and adversities, the reader becomes...

  21. Belonging

    memoir “Romulus, my father” and “The Namesake” Belonging to community creates acceptance between people. This is highlighted in the memoir, “Romulus, my father” by Raimond Gaita, where Romulus’ tremendous blacksmith skills allow him to belong to his fellow blacksmiths and gain higher status, “When my father...

  22. Belonging Romulus Somer

    Romulus, My Father & Somersault Good morning teachers today ill be discussing the concept of belonging in Raimond Gaita’s novel Romulus My Father and Cate Shortland’s film Somersault. Romulus my father was published in 1998 and is a biographical memoir, which outlines the life of his father, Romulus...

  23. 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...

  24. Augustus and the Rise of the Roman Empire

    the time it was founded. It was believed that “Rome at the beginning was ruled by kings” since the city was founded by Romulus in 753 BCE. The Etruscans inhabited this area Romulus founded; which was to become Rome. In the 6th century BCE “freedom and the consulship [was] established by Lucius Brutus”...

  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. 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...

  27. 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...

  28. '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....

  29. 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...

  30. 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...