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Drought Year Study Questions & Topics for Discussion

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Topics for Further Study

Compare "Drought Year" to "Flood Year," another of Wright's poems from 1953. What is the central image in each? What is similar about both the poems' "characters" and setting?

Explain the meaning behind the speaker's desire to have the dead horse in the third stanza standing at the entrance of the Thirty-mile Dry.

What do the cries of the dingoes signify?

Do some geographical and historical research: attempt to find a particular locale in Australia that matches Wright's description in "Drought Year" and a drought that occurred in Australia in the late 1940s or early 1950s.

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