Discoveries may be questioned or challenged when viewed from different perspectives and their worth may be reassessed over time, a common way in which these perspectives are found amount from the detail in which the composers use to invite you into deepening your understanding and emotions of the concept of discovery. Welcome to Holland is an essay, written in 1 987 by Emily Pearl Kinsley, about having a child with a disability.
The play Away written by Michael Go in 1987, is a text which focuses on three families ready to travel for their summer holidays after a long and implicated year. The piece Welcome to Holland is today used as an inspiration by many organizations to new parents of children with special needs and disabilities. The piece emphasizes the occurrence of a discovery and then implies that the further discoveries will not always be happy, though contain great meaningfulness, which deeply questions many thoughts Of readers.
The essay is written in second person as a mother speaking about raising her child, the essay employs excitement whilst going through a hard time when a metaphor of excitement amounts for a vacation to Italy that comes a disappointment when the plane ends in Holland, this is where Emily allows her first technique which is Dramatic Irony as the title is Welcome To Holland. The ramifications of particular discoveries in the play Away differ for all individual characters and their situations.
The three families are seen as separate beings of the Australian community as they held different class, experiences, attitudes and aspirations. The text is written as a play and opens up with the use of amphitheater with a school performance of Shakespearean Memorable play A Midsummer Night’s Dream. The irony within the play amounts from the theme of suffering, regeneration and reconciliation, these themes are both the main and most recognized themes from the audience as these themes are both recognized greatly within Welcome to Holland and Away.
The play is set in 1 967 as the three main families venture out separately on each of their different style holidays, the dramatic irony and climax of the story is found when all 3 families find themselves brought together due to a terrible storm. Away exposes both the comedy and tragedy of situations with an individual or a family who is having difficult time with life, no matter what circumstance. Discoveries have the potential to affirm individuals’ widely-held assumptions and beliefs about aspects of human experience.
This is shown in Welcome to Holland when the hostess says ‘Welcome to Holland” and Emily says “Holland?!? ‘ you say. “What do you mean Holland?? I signed up for Italy! I’m supposed to be in Italy. All my life I’ve dreamed of going to Italy. ” This is where Emily second technique arises as the quote is a metaphor expressing that the trip to Italy is representation of a typical birth and child-raising experience, and that the trip o Holland is the experiencing Of having and raising a child with special-needs.
As shown in Away the experience which Coral comes across is of the young newlywed at the resort in which her and Roy had traveled for their holiday she meets a young man who represents her past son who was killed in the War, the healing power of relationships and connections is what has occurred for Coral, her unalienable depression of her sons passing had finally amounted into love as human interaction with a representation of her son allowed a type of optimistic comfort.
Discoveries may broaden and deepen n individual’s understanding of themselves, their families and their world through difficult situations. The play is set in the late 1 ass’s when Australia’s involvement in the Vietnam War was causing social and political heartache and depression. The Tragic irony within this not only amount from Coral and Rosy heartache, though tragedy is also made clear when the audience finds out that 1 7 year old Tom is dying of cancer.
The impact of discoveries can be far-reaching and transformation for an individual, and towards the end of act 5 the audience starts to understand that coral has transformed and matured or the better through the challenges she was faced with both physically and mentally. As the play is set in the late 1 ass’s when Australia’s involvement in the Vietnam War was causing social and political heartache and depression. The Tragic irony within this and the reason for corals untreatable depression is that her son had passed fighting for his country in the war, which had put Coral into an emotional and disable state of shock and sadness.
The play is written throughout five acts structured into overture, conflict, and slight resolution. The impact of discoveries can be far-reaching and transformation or an individual, and towards the end of act 5 the audience starts to understand that coral has transformed through the challenges she was faced with both physically and mentally were the best treatment for her so called untreatable sadness as she found a young man who was on his honeymoon who reminded her Of her son, who helped her feel and love again.
This implies for Emily as well as Tom, throughout the play Tom is living his life to the fullest, tying to experience the most he can each day before it becomes too late. Emily shows this through explaining “everyone you know is busy miming and going from Italy… And they’re all bragging about what a wonderful time they had there. And for the rest of your life, you will say “Yes, that’s where I was supposed to go.