The One Day in the Year

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There are many issues in society today, which where prevalent around the 1960?s when Alan Seymour wrote the play ? The one day in the year?. Although most of the plot within the play is concentrated around Anzac Day, issues such as the generation gap, functions of education and class divisions, are of major significance to both the play structure and the audience, to clarify differences of opinion.

From generation to generation, moral thoughts and behaviour undergo considerable change. Muliticulturalism is one such significant change, it opened the eyes of the educated youth, helping them to see this change as step towards an economical and diplomatic future. Where as in previous generations, a lack of education, formed an uneffective one-eyed view of any change.

Alan Seymour has purposely used characters with clashing personalities, to portray the generation gap, functions of educ

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