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Australian Identity as evident in the poetry of Judith Wright The poetry of Judith Wright conveys a strong sense of Australian Identity This is evident though Wrights strong connection to the landscape as it acts as a metaphor to describe her attitude towards her homeland and the issues which concern her The poetry of Judith Wright conveys a strong sense of Australian Identity This is evident though Wrights strong connection to the landscape using descriptions and personifications of the landscape for the Australian landscape to act as a Metaphor to describe the poets attitude towards her homeland and issues which concern the poet This treatment of using the landscape to convey feelings is used in South of My Days and Bora Ring Wright also has a strong connection to the past the heritage of Australia which reveals her Australian conscience her link with Australias past coupled with her strong link to the land Wrights Australian Identity is firmly established through per poetry with her use of ideas that have become synonymous with the Australian stereotype what people recognise as being uniquely Australian This includes her mention of bushrangers the reference to the lost Aboriginal corroboree the description of the stereotypical Australian outback and the attitudes shown by both herself and the characters in her poems characteristics recognised as typically Australian These features of her poetry have established Wright as a truly Australian poet Judith Wright has a strong connection to the Australian landscape and the ideas she conveys through her poetry are very much steeped in nature This link to the Australian landscape immediately distinguishes Wright as an Australian poet and this is especially evident in South of my Days Wright describes this connection in the first line as part of my bloods country The use of the word blood in connection to the land shows this strong bond immediately identifying Wright as a part of the Australian landscape rather than her
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