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The Man from Ironbark

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George Tsitsis

on 30 October 2013

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Transcript of The Man from Ironbark

The Man from Ironbark
Summarising
The Man from Ironbark
10 Unfamilliar Words
What are some of the Poetic Devices used in this Poem?
By George Tsitsis
The Man from Ironbark is a man who comes to the Sydney town. He walked over to the barber shop, and started telling the barber what to do.
After that, the barber starts to tell a rude remark to the man. Then the barber decided to come up with an idea to pretend to cut the man's neck off.
Then he grabed one of the youth's neck, pushed him aside, and started destroying the barber shop. When he was continuing destroying the barber shop, someone heard him destroying the barber shop. He decided to see the show, so he tried to run the bushman, so he refused to go. The barber man told a joke to the man from Ironbark. He yelled at the barber, the stomped off.
1. Loitered - Standing or waiting around, impatiently.
2. Yokel - An uneducated and unsophisticated person from the countryside.
3. Gilded Youths - People of wealth, fashion, and flair.
4. Din - A loud, peculiar, and unpleasant noise.
5. By George - Used to express suprise. Example:
"By George, I think he's got it!"
6. Trifle - A thing of very little value or very little importance.
7. Dexter - On, or towards the right-hand side.
8. Sheer - Nothing other than downright despair.
9. Peeler - Slang; A stripteaser.
10. Toff - A rich or up-class person.




There are quite a few poetic devices in The Man from Ironbark. Here are 4 of them. Also, these sentences are included in The Man from Ironbark Poem:
1. Medaphor - "He lifted up his hairy paw."
2. Alliteration - "He loitered here, he loitered there."
3. Mood - Angry.
4. Similes - "He fetched a wild up-country yell might wake the dead to hear."

Differences between The Barber and The TMFI (The Man From Ironbark)
Barber:
Happy.
Smoking a cigar.
Cutting hair
TMFI:
Loud.
Unpleasent.
Unsophisticated.
Rude.
Where was The Poem set?
The poem was set in a Sydney town, and there was this rude man that came from a little town called Ironbark.
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