The Road from Coorain Setting & Symbolism

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Australia

Jill Conway's homeland and the setting for almost all of the book.

New South Wales

The Australian province where Jill grew up.

Coorain

The sheep station that the Ker family owned, operated and lived on for most of the book and had managed for the rest.

Sydney

When Jill's mother could no longer maintain Coorain, they were forced to move to Sydney.

The

The colloquial name for the Australian outback.

Abbostleigh

The elite private girls high school in Sydney where Jill was educated.

The University of Sydney

Jill received her degree in English and History from the University of Sydney.

The Department of External Affairs

The part of the Australian government responsible for a number of matters to do with Australian relations with other countries. Jill wanted to become an intern to continue her studies but for sexist reasons she was excluded.

Europe and England

Jill grew...

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