Walkabout is about a young girl, her younger brother, and a bush boy who fight for survival in the Australian desert. James Vance Marshall, the author, shows many problems of survival that the children are faced with, throughout their journey in the Australian desert. Some of the barriers that they are faced with are: language barrier, unfamiliar surroundings and the lack of essential items. Survival in the wilderness can be challenging, however one must
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with in the dessert are: language barrier, unfamiliar surroundings and the lack of essential items. The children were able to over come all of these barriers, however, with difficulty. Their will to live encouraged them and gave them strength in order to survive. Society can learn form the children’s determination. One must never surrender themselves to a problem, instead they must face it and over come it, as the children did throughout their journey.