Tony Birch Essays
Authority and Self-expression in 'Rebel without a Cause' and 'Shadowboxing' 11th Grade
“Rebel Without A Cause”, a 1955 film directed by Nicholas Ray and Shadowboxing, an autobiographical fiction by Tony Birch, depict the lives of teenagers as they attempt to find their place in the world. Despite the differing settings, 1950s...
Comparison of the Treatment of Childhood in Shadowboxing and In the Skin of a Lion 11th Grade
Shadowboxing, a series of short stories by Tony Birch follows the life of Michael Burn as he grows up in the inner suburbs of Melbourne in the 1960s. Michael Ondaatje's novel In the Skin of a Lion narrates the life of Canadian Patrick Lewis...