Who Is a ‘Real’ Australian: the Story Behind Larrikins, That Critically Reflects on the Aspects of the Australian Experience and Culture That They Embody
Maybe they simply did not want to be associated with a group of people that could not accept someone for whom he or she truly is. In time however the two cultures would learn to live with each other and create a tolerant society as apparent in Tim Winton’s ‘Neighbours’.
Religion is another element of the Australians’ national identity. White (1981) notes that Protestants who came to the continent set major dogmas which still prevail in the society.
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