Melvyn Bragg discusses the way Australian English has evolved, from the First Fleet to Elizabeth II's first visit, influenced by criminal slang and Aboriginal terms along the way.
This episode begins In the Augustan Age - the first half of the 18th century - where admiration for Latin literary models was at its height in England. Jonathan Swift, author of Gulliver's Travels, led a movement to fix and regulate the language on the model of Latin.
This episode deals with the issues of bravery, friendship and family duty. Seven young people tell their own story in their own way about how they survived a time when they needed to make some very tough choices in the face of adversity.
This program is the result of a series of community projects run by Big Hart, a non-profit organisation. From 1998 to 2004 over 500 young people were asked to tell stories about when they felt 'not at home'. Stories of Love deals with the issues of parental love, drug use, gaol and grief.
Arrival of Creon to confront Oedipus' accusations about his involveemnt in a conspiracy to "frame" Oedipus
Arrival of Creon to challenge Oedipus' accusations
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