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Use of Language to Reinforce Themes in "No Sugar"

Summary: In Jack Davis's play "No Sugar," the use of certain words and language differences between Europeans and Aboriginals in Australia reinforces the themes of inhumanity, inequality, discrimination, cultural identity and colonialism.
All stage dramas are written to portray themes, and one of the tools that the author has to create these themes is the use of spoken language. `No Sugar', by Jack Davis is a stage drama which uses many different techniques of spoken language in order to shape the numerous themes that it presents. The use of tone, Nyoongah, which is the native Aboriginal language of Western Australia, expletives, slang language and idioms all compile in different ways to shape the themes in Davis' `No Sugar'. Some of the themes presented through the use of these spoken language techniques are inhumanity, inequality, discrimination, cultural identity and European domination, all of which play a part in shaping the audiences reaction towards the text.

Man's inhumanity to man is exhibited through the use or misuse of power. A.O. Neville represents power in the drama, and through his actions, and...

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