Inner Journey Analysis

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Inner journeys are a difficult process through which individuals face hardships as these experiences can challenge their values and beliefs. However, through independence and determination, they can overcome these obstacles and confirm their perceptions of themselves and others.
Inner journeys are a difficult process through which individuals face hardships as these experiences can challenge their values and beliefs. However, through independence and determination, they can overcome these obstacles and confirm their perceptions of themselves and others. Figurative language reveals a sense of entrapment clearly portrayed in the quote, “I heard the March flies buzzing against the window panes, trapped like me inside the school
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Without the support of others, regardless of the strength of an individual’s spirit, a transformative inner journey will be very difficult if not impossible. Stage directions and characterisation reveals the evidence that Dolly needs to go on an inner journey and reconnect with her Aboriginal culture, “Dolly places mug of tea in front of Roy...commotion[between Shane and Meena] continues off stage...Dolly rushes out...Roy looks up from his paper”. Revealing how impossible it is for Dolly to go on a much needed inner journey as she has to carry the responsibilities of the entire family. Despite Worru’s desire to go on a journey, those around him are too broken and lost to support their own journeys. Juxtaposition reveals Eli needs to go on an inner journey, “Peter- “Man, yer wrong the system done that to yuh, but you can’t see it”. “Busted eye, broken nose...thirteen stitches...not Wetjalas, but Nyoongahs, me own people”. This applies the system has broken their people and is the root of all cause. Without the support of others, regardless of the strength of an individual’s spirit, as a transformative inner journey will be very difficult if not
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