Free Essays on The Rabbits John Marsden

  1. The Rabbits

    English Essay I believe John Marsden and Shaun Tan chose this image, over all the other images in the book for the cover of the Rabbits as it portrays the starting point of the drama that is about to unfold, the incredible numbers of rabbits is hinted at and it provides a thorough insight into the...

  2. Conflict essay

    causes issues between individuals and groups. This force can be seen in the novella “Animal Farm” by George Orwell and the picture book “The Rabbits” by John Marsden and Shaun Tan. Both of these texts convey conflict between forces using allegory. In the novella “Animal Farm” conflict is shown between...

  3. Perceptions on Belonging

    to a place, person, group or a community. 'Feliks Skrzynecki' by Peter Skrzynecki, 'I'm nobody! Who are you?' by Emily Dickinson and 'The Rabbits' by John Marsden & Shaun Tan show the concept of belonging as being contrasted towards the New York Times quote, showing the alienation and non-existent connection...

  4. Analytical Response to a Satirical Text

    Response to a Satirical Text John Marsden and Shaun Tan’s ‘The Rabbits’ is an enthralling allegorical picture book which depicts the story of the colonisation of Australia. The message of the text shows that when the European people who are referred to as ‘the Rabbits’ came to Australia, the Indigenous...

  5. The Rabbits

    The Rabbits Essay Images are a universal language that appeals to a wider audience through techniques that give the pictures meaning. Consequently, an individual is able to perceive the image in their own way depending on their level of knowledge. As a result, the audience is able to interpret both...

  6. Techniques

    How does the extract from text different perspectives about environment sustainability? The Rabbits is an allegorical picture book that explore different perspectives about environmental sustainability through different techniques. Colours and synergy that have been used in this picture book are a...

  7. Extended Response for 'the Rabbits'

    change reflected in Tan and Marsden’s picture book ‘The Rabbits’” John Marsden and Shuan Tan successfully convey the emotional and physical changes to Australia during the British settlement in their picture book ‘The Rabbits’. Tan and Marsden recounted the events as an allegory (in which the indigenous...

  8. Looking for Alibrandi

    be a big risk, a small risk, a bad risk, or a good risk. Points, examples and quotes from “Looking for Alibrandi” and “The other side of Dawn” by John Marsden is evidence of this, whether it be someone meeting her father for the first time, or someone finding out the opposite of what they thought their...

  9. Representation of Indigenous Cultures in the Rabbits and Rabbit Proof Fence

    of ways. The Rabbits (1998), an allegorical picture book by John Marsden (writer) and Shaun Tan (illustrator) and Rabbit Proof Fence (2002), a film directed by Phillip Noyce, are just two examples of this. Techniques such as music, changing camera angles and symbolism are utilised in Rabbit Proof Fence...

  10. The Rabbits by Shaun Tan

    Why do you think John Marsden and Shaun Tan chose this image, over all the others for the cover of The Rabbits? The Rabbits by John Marsden and Shaun Tan is a perspicacious insight into the colonization of Australia from the perspective of the colonized. The appropriated image of Captain Cook’s arrival...

  11. Belonging: the Rabbits, Pung on New Australians and Romulus My Father

    difficulties faced when immigrating and how a new found sense of belonging occurs through a transformation of identity and values. John Marsden and Shawn Tan’s picture book The Rabbits use the graphical and written to demonstrate the loss of identity due to a loss of belonging that occurred in the white settlement...

  12. As You Like It vs of Mice and Men vs the Rabbits(Belonging)

    As you like it/Of Mice and Men/The Rabbits A personal affiliation with others and a sense of connection to an environment influence an individual’s experience of belonging. William Shakespeare exposes the consequences of such associations through a pastoral comedy, ironically manipulating the plotline...

  13. The Rabbit Story

    The Rabbit Dream Throughout the novel, John Steinbeck makes avid use of the rabbit dream. Through its use, each character is shown to have greater depth than the reader may have suspected, enabling the audience to see how lonely and disappointed the character’s lives are through the humble ambitions...

  14. The Rabbits

    The Rabbits The Rabbits written by John Marsden and Shaun Tan is an allegorical fable about colonisation told from the perspective of the natives, represented as billibies. The Rabbits are a metaphor for the white settlers of Australia and the story is about their negative effect on the world of the...

  15. Reward System

    performance, and were more likely to say that it had a negative effect on motivation. From this side of PRP issue come the research findings of Marsden (Does Performance Related Pay Demotivate and does it matter 2001). PRP acts as a Motivator There have been arguments in favour of PRP that it acts...

  16. American culture

    artfully crafted speech and start to convey scorn, as it does when we hear a campaign speech and mutter, "That's just rhetoric"? The answer is 1965, says John McWhorter in his recent book, "Doing Our Own Thing: The Degradation of Language and Music and Why We Should, Like, Care" (Gotham Books, 279 pages, $26)...

  17. yaella

    years. The book ‘Rabbits’ by Shaun Tan and John Marsden and the poem ‘Then and Now’ by Oodgeroo Noonuccal have used many visual and language techniques to outline the relationship between black and white Australia and the erosion of the Indigenous culture by the White settlers ‘The Rabbits’, a book by Shaun...

  18. Foreshadowing and Symbolism in of Mice and Men

    compassion is difficult to find. Unexpected death is also prominent in today’s world, often turning up when we are most unaware. In Of Mice and Men, John Steinbeck uses the literary devices of symbolism and foreshadowing to show the central themes of compassion and death. After the long trek of life...

  19. The Rabbits

    THE RABBITS John Marsden and Shaun Tan John Marsden’s award winning picture book, is a partly figurative story about colonisation, told from the viewpoint of the colonised. Marsden deeply explores the concept of belonging through powerful illustrations and key phrases. I believe Marsden’s purpose...

  20. Dreams in of Mice and Men

    the characters in their dreams bit still however appreciate the futility of these dreams due to the unforgiving society of the 1930s. A major idea of John Steinbeck’s Of mice and men is the American dream and the motivation to attain it. The American dream is the notion that you as a citizen of America...

  21. Joxzfgphsd

    George and Lennie have a dream in this novel. Dreams are the main topic in “Of Mice and Men” written by John Steinbeck, he uses the symbol of dreams to show what the characters in the novel are trying to reach in life. A couple of the other characters also have dreams these people include Candy, Crooks...

  22. A Hope of a Progressive and Bright Future

    land, and self employment. The American Dream was a hope of a progressive and bright future, especially from the experience of the Great Depression. In John Steinbeck's novel, Of Mice and Men, contains disappointment and unachieved dreams. There are five characters the reader is introduced to throughout...

  23. The Rabbits (Australia Culture)

    The Rabbits The Texts studied in class focus on a few elements of Australian culture. The reality is, considering Australia is a multicultural society, that there are many different cultures within our society. “The rabbits” by Shaun Tan and John Marden provides a critical version of the colonisation...

  24. Hare-Brained Bugs Bunny Analysis of Rabbit of Seville

    continent, a part of the main…  -John Donne, Meditation 17 In 1950 Warner Brothers released the Looney Tune short Rabbit of Saville. Chuck Jones, one of the more pioneering formulators of Bugs Bunny’s persona, directs this parody of Rossini’s The Barber of Seville. Rabbit of Saville is notable for its...

  25. Beloning

    audience. John Misto displays this through his play ‘The Shoe Horn Sonata’ by using dialogue, sound, stage directions and other distinctively visual elements. Similarly, John Marsden and Shaun Tan demonstrate the challenges faced by the native possum as their land is taken over by the foreign rabbits through...

  26. Of Mice and Men Author: John Steinbeck

    Of Mice and Men, by John Steinbeck. 1. The Author. 2. Dramatis Personae 3. En Carte 4. Summary 5. Revision 1. The Author: John Steinbeck. Born in 1902 in California, went to Stanford University where he took writing and literature courses, but left without a degree. He then...

  27. Rabbit Proof Fence and the Rabbits,

    How does the film Rabbit Proof Fence and the picture book The Rabbits, by Phillip Noyce and John Marsden respectively, position a responder to feel sympathetic for the Aboriginal people in the film and book? The Aboriginal people of Australia have endured great suffering since white settle began...

  28. Conflicting

    colonisation) Shaun Tan and John Marsden’s picture book, “The Rabbits” both portray conflicting perspectives that are shaped from past events. Tan and Marsden’s “The Rabbits” uses the British Colonization as the core event Shaun Tan and John Marsden’s “The Rabbits” brings out the significance on...

  29. Th Rabbits

    The Rabbits John Marsden & Shaun Tan Name of the text, its composer, its origin, its date and its form The Rabbits is a picture book written by John Marsden and drawn by Shaun Tan published 9/1/2000. Write an explanation of the text, mentioning its purpose and audience...

  30. The Rabbits Analysis on Sorry Speech

    aboriginal or not should be treated equally and fairly in the present and in the future. A good example of a text is The Rabbits. “The Rabbits” is a book written by John Marsden and illustrated by Shaun Tan; it is a picture book that looks at the Australian history in a perspective of the aboriginal...