world. In contrast to the idea of modernisation, Grey also expresses values of love and respect for the environment and nature through the physical and emotional journey. The town has become and will continue to become commercialised and industrialised. In contrast, silver basin is a representation of a material creation and blends in with natural world. As a modern poet, Gray relies on the linguistic features of strong verbs, truncated sentences and ellipsis messages are implicit and we need to fill in the gaps. This can also be shown by the line 'smoking on past the pink 'Tropicana' motel (stucco with sea shells which uses symbolism. Grays technique is noted for his clarity of vision the best eyes in Australian Poetry. . In other words without change there wouldn't be an admiration of what was before. The context of the reader is proven to be influential by Robert Gray in his poems. The use of personification in the phrase and the water sways is symbolic for life and nature, giving that water has human qualities. He combines the abstract universal contemplative issues with mundane grungy day to day living; allusions to Art and Literature related to local landscapes.
The poem is dominated by light and pure images of sunlight rotating which emphasizes the emotional concept of this journey. Join Now to View Premium Content. He has a precise grasp of sensory detail, often using all of the five senses. . Ones ability to be affected as composers question the routine and ramifications of broader society is influenced by the context surrounding the reader. GradeSaver provides access to 1033 study guide PDFs and quizzes, 7988 literature essays, 2241 sample college application essays, 348 lesson plans, and ad-free surfing in this premium content, Members Only section of the site! Yet it is the detachment and panning of a camera a cinematic camera of moving images, often capturing the fleeting transitoriness of the passing moment. . His overriding themes include: commercialism and its destructive effects on the environment and degradation of the human spirit, urbanisation and its dehumanising effects, the journey motif as a voyage of self - discovery and personal isolation; our fragility, aloneness as we stare into the void. It is a complex topic that has a range of meanings and concepts involved. In his poems "Meatworks" and "Flames and Dangling Wires Gray's contextual personal practises of vegetarianism and connections to Buddhism build his criticism of industrial slaughtering systems, reflecting the notion of all Buddhist detachment in alleviating oneself from desire and subsequent suffering, a process based.