cultural inheritances in Polynesian poetry

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The poetical work of Albert Wendt, Apirana Taylor, Alistair Te Ariki Campbell, Hone Tuwhare, Keri Hulme, Gloria Rawlinson, J. C. Sturm, and Roma Potiki all have voices that are informed by and reflect their Polynesian cultural inheritances in various ways. The main ways in which these inheritances can be seen to be reflected, is by showing the poets’ inclusion of their culture’s mythology, customs, and civilisation. The way in which these poets’ voices have …

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…Alistair Te Ariki Campbell, Hone Tuwhare, Keri Hulme, Gloria Rawlinson, J. C. Sturm, and Roma Potiki, that their Polynesian inheritances to their poetical voices are from their culture’s mythology, customs, civilisation, and language. Following this, their voices being informed by their Polynesian culture, has been shown to be from their addressing of their culture’s concerns. Bibliography Bornholdt, O'Brian, and Williams (eds). An Anthology of New Zealand Poetry in English. Auckland: Oxford University Press, 1997.