What would be a postcolonial reading of the poem "Australia" by A. D. Hope?

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A postcolonial reading focuses on the view of the colonized peoples of a country rather than the perspective of the colonizers. It is often referred to as the subaltern point of view, or the "view from below."

A postcolonial reading would therefore examine the way the poem "Australia" expresses a negative view of the effects of European colonization on the continent. This can easily be found in this poem, in which the speaker harshly critiques the European influence...

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