Analysis Of Crocodile Dundee

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Crocodile Dundee was used as satire to propagate Australianness around the world. It served as a tool in providing a statement of Australian cultural self understanding or at least a perspective on it. Not only the protagonist but the film itself as a whole was seem to exude a sense of Australianness. The character of Mick Dundee is mainly used to portray what foreigners see as an australian. Scenes like where he tricks Susan into believing that he shaves with his hunting knife but uses a razor or where he quickly glances at the nearest clock then pretends to tell the time by looking at the sun, these scenes are used to portray the image of what outsiders and foreigners see as a stereotypical Australian. Mick acted as the first global image
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